“We’re smart enough to know we don’t mess with mother nature.”

New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke those words while encouraging New York City residents to heed the mandatory evacuation orders during tropical storm Irene. And yet, the same governor was all too willing to mess with mother nature in getting Gay Marriage approved in New York State this past June.

There is more to Nature than purely human foundations. Without the Spirit we are empty shells and a caricature of our true self. “The world was manifestly given to us as the work of the Word, the Second Person of the Trinity, and everything in it — addressing itself to those finite spiritual beings who know themselves as spiritual beings — henceforth proclaim the infinite spirit.” Maritain