I dismantled my Sitemeter when it went awry and I got no response from the moderators or whomever deals with their complaints. This means that I am happily oblivious to my site traffic. Blogger itself, however, offers some tracking. I was amused to discover that there have been people searching for Liturgiae Causa using the words "gay Liturgiae Causa[e]," and "hate Liturgiae Causa." Someone wrote to me recently saying that (my having given a good word to another blog) a correspondant had said: "that is high praise indeed because Patricius doesn't like anyone." That is not strictly true. I am just very intolerant and I have no qualms about publicly humiliating people (myself included); John Zuhlsdorf is a charlatan, for example, or pope-"emeritus" Benedict XVI is an old queen. I do so, you may be surprised to learn, for the good of humanity. You might say I am one of life's moaners or a spoil-sport but it's my crusade to make people understand. I do not think it is in anybody's interest to buy china mugs with Say the Black, Do the Red printed on them. Why? Not only because that is distasteful beyond belief but because the proceeds go to a man who is an unabashed leach and a carbuncle on the arse of the Roman church. Ratzinger is less utterly hateful, but only comparatively and his one saving grace is that he is not American.Nevertheless, his liturgical works exemplify an underlying ignorance which is hard for me to ignore.
Maybe I've got it completely wrong? Maybe I should start cashing in on my notoriety. I too have an Amazon wishlist (with about thirty or so books listed). Perhaps I should put up a donations tab in the sidebar linked to my bank account and offer to pray for people in exchange for money. It sounds like an honest and Christ-like life, doesn't it!