The West

Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West

The Anti-Feminist Message Hidden in ‘Little Women’

The Anti-Feminist Message Hidden in ‘Little Women’

This passage seems to be overlooked when creating "Little Women" for the feminist mind.

Christmas After Communism: One Man’s Story

Christmas After Communism: One Man’s Story

When Chambers rejected the Communist philosophy of faith in man and embraced faith in God, he had what he viewed as his first Christmas.

Rose Wilder Lane: Pioneer of Educational Freedom

Rose Wilder Lane: Pioneer of Educational Freedom

The daughter of Laura Ingalls and Almanzo Wilder, baby Rose, grew up to become an outspoken critic of Roosevelt’s New Deal, Social Security, and other government programs she felt disempowered individuals and gave greater authority to the state.

Who Heeds America’s Shadow Children?

Who Heeds America’s Shadow Children?

All life is precious, but more kids are waiting for adoption and a third who age out of foster care end up homeless.

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation: What a Different Era

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation: What a Different Era

The first President's humility, faith, and outlook stand in stark contrast to the politicians of our time. 

The Deep State: The Headless Fourth Branch of Government

The Deep State: The Headless Fourth Branch of Government

The fourth branch of government is headless, responsible to no one, and impossible to hold accountable. 

I Left England Because of Socialized Medicine. My Life Depended on It.
Kanye West, Chic-Fil-A, and the Age of Authenticity

Kanye West, Chic-Fil-A, and the Age of Authenticity

Chic-fil-A's recent decision causes some to question its authenticity to Christians and to LGBT+ groups. 

The Rise and Rise of Modest Fashion

The Rise and Rise of Modest Fashion

Why is it that attitudes, after the laissez faire ones of the sixties and onward, now may be changing?

Education Is Not About Your 'Lived Reality'

Education Is Not About Your 'Lived Reality'

Education is not about political influence, but about responsible freedom through a well-developed mind. 

The Secular Religion of Socialism

The Secular Religion of Socialism

Socialism is more than political. It's a secular religion. 

‘Now I Know What Freedom Is’: One Young Man’s Escape From North Korea

‘Now I Know What Freedom Is’: One Young Man’s Escape From North Korea

People who espouse communism and socialism might want to take a closer look at the story of this North Korean refugee.

Religion and Cultural Friction: Are the Two Related?

Religion and Cultural Friction: Are the Two Related?

Lack of religion doesn’t really affect our quality of life today, does it?

The Dark History of Swedish Socialism

The Dark History of Swedish Socialism

Is Bernie wrong about peaceful Swedish socialism?

The End of the Electoral College Is Closer Than You Think

The End of the Electoral College Is Closer Than You Think

Did you know about the effort to undermine the electoral college? 

A Time of Deceit: Can Freedom of Speech Endure?

A Time of Deceit: Can Freedom of Speech Endure?

Is truth-telling, or even attempting that arduous task, becoming a vanishingly rare pursuit in America?

How to Make Friends as a Lonely Adult

How to Make Friends as a Lonely Adult

Friend matchmakers are now a thing. Why do we have so much trouble making friends on our own?

The Fall of the Wall and the Rise of Political Correctness

The Fall of the Wall and the Rise of Political Correctness

What might the Berlin Wall teach us about PC culture? 

Climategate: Ten Years Later

Climategate: Ten Years Later

If you've seen Al Gore's movie, you should temper its claims by learning about Climategate. 

Under Socialism the Worst Get on Top

Under Socialism the Worst Get on Top

The lessons of history and human nature should warn us against socialism. Millennials seem to be willfully ignorant of both. 

The 'OK Boomer' Meme Comes From a Place of Insecurity

The 'OK Boomer' Meme Comes From a Place of Insecurity

A society that has abandoned religion, as ours has done, also fears death, which in turn leads to contempt for older generations.

Bernie Sanders: ‘Thank God’ for Capitalism

Bernie Sanders: ‘Thank God’ for Capitalism

The quote is surprising but revealing. 

Do Troubles Inside the Catholic Church Mean Trouble for Us All?

Do Troubles Inside the Catholic Church Mean Trouble for Us All?

The Roman Catholic Church is changing its priesthood and inconsistently advocating for open borders for European countries, but not authoritative regimes. Should we be worried?

Parents, Your Kids Are More Flexible Than You Are

Parents, Your Kids Are More Flexible Than You Are

Perhaps we make parenting more complicated than we need to. 

Copycatting Melania Trump

Copycatting Melania Trump

Melania Trump is a model first lady. We can learn a lot from her humility. 

What the Death of ISIS Means for Us

What the Death of ISIS Means for Us

ISIS is dead, or at least severely wounded. But its ideas are alive. 

Socialism and the City: Is There a Connection?

Socialism and the City: Is There a Connection?

Seventy percent of millennials say they would likely vote for a socialist. Are cities to blame?

Can Royalty and Victimhood Co-Exist?

Can Royalty and Victimhood Co-Exist?

Does material luxury remove immaterial problems? 

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