"I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use -- silence, exile, and cunning." -- James Joyce
Jesus Warns Against the Ideology of *Traditionalism*
respect tradition, but don't turn it into an idol. I noted this was done by the traditionalists at the end of the Roman Republic, hastening its demise. Rod Dreher points out that Jesus beat me to this by 2000 years.