Daniel Lattier's Blog

Daniel Lattier's Blog

The Myth of the Pagan Origins of Christmas

The Myth of the Pagan Origins of Christmas

Professor William Tighe argues that, actually, the pagans co-opted it from the Christians.

The Disenchantment of the Modern Professor

The Disenchantment of the Modern Professor

As many are discovering, getting a PhD might not have been the best career move.

Real Progressives Study the Classics

Real Progressives Study the Classics

"All through the history of the West the Greeks have continued to spur innovation..." 

Why Only Christianity Can Save the West... Again

Why Only Christianity Can Save the West... Again

Is the era of big ideas over?

Not All Parents Want Their Children to be Social Justice Warriors

Not All Parents Want Their Children to be Social Justice Warriors

Further thoughts on the indoctrination taking place at a Minnesota elementary school... 

Elementary Students Being Indoctrinated in Minnesota’s Top School District

Elementary Students Being Indoctrinated in Minnesota’s Top School District

Highlands Elementary (MN) students are being subjected to a barrage of curricular offerings focused on race and social justice.

When Did Rome Really Fall?

When Did Rome Really Fall?

Some say that "Rome" still hasn't fallen. 

The West Has Done Bad Things… But So Has Every Other Culture

The West Has Done Bad Things… But So Has Every Other Culture

It has become common for many Americans and Europeans to denounce the West because of its past sins.

The Pros and Cons of Small-Town Living

The Pros and Cons of Small-Town Living

Over 80% of Americans now live in urban areas. But a growing number of those who do wonder if they should pack it in and migrate to smaller towns. 

Why People Today Get So Angry about Politics

Why People Today Get So Angry about Politics

They've been taught to see anger as a virtue.