The Lord of the Rings. Star Wars. Harry Potter. These beloved fantasies, despite their differences in tone and setting, all have one thing in common.
For decades, Shaw was a staunch proponent of genocide, refusing to soften his views even after the full horror of the Nazi death camps was brought to light.
Have we gone overboard on the entitlement-attitude toward chores?
Trump's success as a communicator may have something to do with the fact that he employs Aristotle's tips on effective rhetoric.
Merriam-Webster has picked the word 'justice' for 2018. But are we practicing the wrong definition of the word?
Technological advance continues and nothing seems to stop it or slow it down. Philosopher Ortega Y Gasset says that this is rooted in the nature of man.
If you are looking for a New Year's Day read, then look no further than Camille Pagilia's Provocations.
Walker Percy thinks that depression has philosophical roots. Materialism leads to a loss of human dignity, and that leads to depression.
The experiments in China with genetically modified babies is just the beginning of what could go wrong.
The recent questioning of the minimum presidential age raises the issue.
The end result of moral nihilism, as the Soviets demonstrated, is death and destruction on an industrial scale.
‘Emotional’ is perhaps the last word we can apply to some of the most important events.
A Europe that doesn't listen to its people's outrage won't remain intact.
The science that for most of the 20th century portrayed itself as the enlightened alternative to organized religion has taken a decidedly spiritual turn.
To some, Jordan Peterson is a breath of fresh air. To others, a guru. Many find him and his ideas to be dangerous. Still others see him as a sign of the times. In a sense, they’re all right.
It seems there’s always some Grinch that wants to ruin Christmas every year.
Are Americans who admire the world’s most brutal regimes miseducated or stupid?
“We did not create or fashion ourselves, and we did not get to where we are in life by ourselves. So living in gratitude is living in truth.” Living out of ingratitude is living a lie.
A sense of lack generates anxious feelings.
It comes from Oscar Wilde's play, "A Woman of No Importance."
Of all the disturbing developments in culture and ideas over the last several years few have been more disturbing than the reemergence of communism and socialism.
Jones sought to “infiltrate the church” to spread the communist message.
Today's reformation has many similarities with the one which occurred 500 years ago, only today's is not happening in the churches.
Every episode of The Office provides a master class in how an NPC behaves. Michael ignores the warning signs that he is an NPC, but we don’t have to.
In an age where individuals are increasingly falling for socialist nostrums, Thomas Merton provides timeless lessons about why people choose bankrupt ideologies such as communism.
They claim they've merely inherited a tradition from the 1930s Left. Here's why that's wrong.
What is Bulverism and why has it become so prevalent?
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Gulag Archipelago offers some poignant advice for dealing with the friction in today's society.