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The curative for a society drowning in busyness?
We spend most of our lives not truly living at all but shoring up goods for some time in the future when we can enjoy them—which never comes since we have incapacitated ourselves from enjoying the present.
The basic premise of the show—ordinary human beings caught in extraordinary (and often supernatural) circumstances—never grows old.
Every December we hear about the 'War on Christmas.' But do you know where it really began?
Halloween is actually deeply rooted in the Christian tradition.
What was of paramount importance for the biblical authors was one's moral standing before God, regardless of our problem-solving abilities.
Viewed today, Leave It to Beaver remains ever fresh, even as other pop-culture products have faded and dated.
In his essay “Politics and the English Language," Orwell attributed the decline of language the hyper-politicized environment then taking shape.
Communist countries have enshrined May Day as one of their most important holidays, often marked by elaborate workforce parades.
Popular wisdom holds that Fascism and Communism were diametrical opposites. They weren't.
Known for her sharp mind and tongue, Clare Boothe Luce was a formidable intellectual and politician who gave birth to a number of memorable quips.
When Nixon signed a law in 1971, the day was still officially known as “Washington's Birthday,” but the shift to Presidents Day didn't take long.
He had some frank remarks about the treatment of Muslim women.
Anthony Esolen isn’t saying our culture is vulgar and debased. He’s saying it no longer exists.
Popular culture often overlooks that MLK's ideas and rhetoric were steeped in the Western tradition.
Once upon a time, in a far away land, Santa Claus gave way to Ded Moroz or “Old Man Frost.”
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