There exists within the halls and corridors of America’s great universities a Great War–the War of Ideas. It is a horrific war with lots of casualties, mostly freshmen, who get caught in the crossfire before they find the right office door to duck behind for cover. The most confusing part about this war is that it is not just one war. No, it is an intricate set of ongoing conflicts between colleges, schools, professors, and students, each with their individual alliances and treaties. Amidst these brawls is the age old conflict over the role of government in a society–a conflict the United States has fervently carried on for the past 233 years.
Thus starts an interesting blog post from a seminarian doing a internship with Catholic Charities.