Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West
History has seen the rancor of the Kavanaugh hearings before.
The widely-accepted "history" of America's Gilded Age was grossly inaccurate, but it told a compelling story that many fell for hook, line, and sinker.
America wasn’t founded as a democracy to be run by voters acting on their feelings and opinions.
Change is awesome, but transition is terrifying, and sometimes changing your state in life (even to the slightest degree) feels as dramatic and painful as trying to saw your arm off.
The problem that any rational thinker needs to tackle is that the science increasingly shows that atheists are no more rational than theists.
Since I’ve been abroad so long, I’m looking at my homeland through the eyes of a foreigner. Here are five things that jumped out at me right away.
Are homeschoolers the "keepers of the culture"?
It’s simple: Men shouldn’t automatically be believed for making an accusation against someone, and nor should women.
For decades, universities have drifted further and further away from their true purpose. Now they are taking the rest of the world with them.
We spend non-distracted moments in a frenzy of activity: doing dishes, folding laundry, paying bills, et cetera. And while all these things are engaging and important, they should not and do not contain the whole of contemplation.
Making friends is not always easy, and sometimes the process won’t be much fun. But the alternative is loneliness and that’s far worse.
Once the “privileged” sex with many advantages, the American male now seems to be fighting an uphill battle to maintain a fair and reasonable position in society.
Is the Mark Knight cartoon of Serena Williams racist? It depends on where you sit.
Just another day in the brave new world of transgender ideology.
The director and the star of “First Man,” a forthcoming film about Neil Armstrong and Apollo 11, are congratulating themselves for leaving out one of the most dramatic moments in spaceflight.
Isn't that the whole point of libraries in the first place?
Common sense that today's young people have forgotten?
Is it time to stop making people feel guilty for not going to the polls?
A British aristocrat has daughters but no sons, thus his title and estate must pass to a distant male relative. It’s the classic plot device in many famous stories – ranging from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice to the TV show Downton Abbey.
If print starts to die, a lot will go with it.
The question is, will the rest of America do the same?
Why have good manners become an object of scorn?
The time is ripe, she said, for America to embrace the values that her uncle fought and prayed for.
Parents today are less afraid that their child will be kidnapped or hit by a car if they let them play outside and much more afraid that an onlooker will call the cops on them.
Chesterton was generally sympathetic to the plight of the poor, but not in the case of easy divorce.
Misogyny is increasingly viewed as a hate crime.
The curative for a society drowning in busyness?
We've long been told that education is the salvation of the world. But is it?