The West

Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West

Why Do We Wait so Long to Send Kids to College?

Why Do We Wait so Long to Send Kids to College?

Perhaps it’s time to set the bar high once again.

‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Western Civ Has Got to Go’

‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Western Civ Has Got to Go’

Today, ridding the world of Western civilization as a phenomenon doesn’t seem like such a stretch.

Orwell’s '1984': How to Misread a Classic

Orwell’s '1984': How to Misread a Classic

In the decades since the time of its publication, the context of Orwell’s magnum opus has been lost.

Is Meryl Streep Right in Saying That Women Can Be Pretty Toxic?

Is Meryl Streep Right in Saying That Women Can Be Pretty Toxic?

Perhaps it’s time we stop pretending that men have a monopoly on toxicity.

The Way of the Sixgun: An American Martial Art

The Way of the Sixgun: An American Martial Art

With culture around us apparently in decline, it’s worth celebrating uniquely American traditions, especially growing ones.

What Melania's Hat Can Teach Us About First Impressions

What Melania's Hat Can Teach Us About First Impressions

I caught my first glimpse of Melania’s outfit soon after she and President Trump arrived at Buckingham Palace, kicking off their 2019 state visit.

Extended Childhood: The New American Way

Extended Childhood: The New American Way

We all want our children to have the quality of resilience, but are we making it difficult for them to obtain?

What’s Behind the ‘Sex Recession’?

What’s Behind the ‘Sex Recession’?

One factor is the increased availability of online entertainment and other digital usage.

The Dictatorship of the Young

The Dictatorship of the Young

We are left with children who rely not on authoritative adults but on news from nowhere.

Inverting the Wisdom of the Ages

Inverting the Wisdom of the Ages

The difference here is between people who are dull and people who are shrieking, to drown out the voice of conscience.

Why I'm Celebrating Memorial Day Differently This Year

Why I'm Celebrating Memorial Day Differently This Year

In recent years, I have rarely celebrated the day. For some reason or another Memorial Day has become a day of reading or chores.

A Slow Learner Looks at Anti-Semitism

A Slow Learner Looks at Anti-Semitism

Sometimes being a slow learner can be a good thing.

Does the Constitution Mandate Universal Birthright Citizenship? Here’s the Answer
Forty-Four Things You Should Know About the Green New Deal

Forty-Four Things You Should Know About the Green New Deal

Imagine FDR’s New Deal took the Paris Climate Agreement out for drinks, one thing led to another, and — voila — nine months later they had a baby: The Green New Deal.

Treat Others the Way Chick-fil-A Treats You

Treat Others the Way Chick-fil-A Treats You

Chick-fil-A employees undergo a comprehensive crash course in all things people skills before hitting the floor.

Late Bloomers and the Benefits of Delayed Success

Late Bloomers and the Benefits of Delayed Success

When so many people believe they are inferior based on a few narrow measurements made when they were children, society as a whole suffers.

Winning the Culture War One Avocado Skirmish at a Time

Winning the Culture War One Avocado Skirmish at a Time

Tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, of “avocado” skirmishes, and we might just win ourselves a culture war.

The Good Christian Men Will Be out There... Eventually

The Good Christian Men Will Be out There... Eventually

The good men will be out there eventually, they are just taking a very long time to mature.

'Where Do We Get Such Men?'

'Where Do We Get Such Men?'

What building blocks of virtue make up those men, young and old, who sacrifice themselves so that others may live?

What's Behind the Belief in a Soulmate?

What's Behind the Belief in a Soulmate?

It’s not surprising that even at a time when fewer Americans may be turning to God, they are still looking for their one true soulmate.

How the ‘Spiritual but Not Religious’ Are Driving Society’s Civic Decline

How the ‘Spiritual but Not Religious’ Are Driving Society’s Civic Decline

Younger, religiously skeptical generations, who make up the majority of the nonreligious, haven’t realized that religion — unlike spirituality — is about far more than belief. It’s about action.

'Trans' Four-Year-Old: Sacrifice of the Innocent?

'Trans' Four-Year-Old: Sacrifice of the Innocent?

The High Court of the United Kingdom has decreed that social services cannot remove a four-year-old boy who identifies as a girl from a couple who have let “him” transition after sending the child to school in a girl’s uniform.

Friends Don’t Let Friends Marry the Wrong Person

Friends Don’t Let Friends Marry the Wrong Person

The birth of Prince Harry's son has caused the British tabloids to take a break from their favorite topic: the alleged feud between Prince Harry and his older brother Prince William.

Playing With Fire: Are We Witnessing the Death of Europe?

Playing With Fire: Are We Witnessing the Death of Europe?

“Europe is committing suicide.” So it would seem.

Why Democratic Socialists Flunk Logic 101

Why Democratic Socialists Flunk Logic 101

How do we overcome our need to make our story cohere with our preexisting biases?

What Bernie Sanders Missed on His Soviet Honeymoon

What Bernie Sanders Missed on His Soviet Honeymoon

In 1988 Sanders was on what he called “a very strange honeymoon” with his bride Jane.

Struggling to Find That ‘Greatest Generation’ Sequel

Struggling to Find That ‘Greatest Generation’ Sequel

The Army brings back its 'pinks and greens' uniform, but it will take more than nostalgia to revive this era.

Congratulations, Harry and Meghan! Now It’s Time for a Second Baby.

Congratulations, Harry and Meghan! Now It’s Time for a Second Baby.

Here’s the painful truth: society does not consider you to be a legitimate parent when you have only one child.

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