- "And they don't even charge admission!" (Musings, January 18, 2008).
- "Advice to Catholics Attending a Tridentine Mass for the first time" (Musings, April 2, 2012).
"What is the first business of philosophy? To part with self-conceit. ...It is impossible for anyone to begin to learn what he thinks he already knows." -- Epictetus (c. 100 A.D.)