Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West
'The contents of the Internet were the same old items in multiplied confusion.'
Camille Paglia recently suggested that the rise of gender dysphoria is simply the new face of the counter-culture.
"All through the history of the West the Greeks have continued to spur innovation..."
It would be a mistake to overlook just how Christian this idea is.
The New Yorker recently had an extensive interview with Columbia University humanities professor Mark Lilla that was quite good.
One consequence of this subjection of truth to selfishness is the rupture between modern education and traditional virtue.
The cartoons from our parents' and grandparents' generations weren't mind-numbing - they were an important pathway to knowledge.
The CBO says the nation’s debt-GDP ratio is expected to rise to 150 percent by 2047, a level that 'poses substantial risks for the nation and presents policymakers with significant challenges.'
The study is based on data compiled from Harvard University’s Cooperative Congressional Election Study.
George Bridges, president of Evergreen State College, declined to ask students why they felt he needed to be escorted to the bathroom to pee.
Charles Murray is clearly unhappy that Middlebury College officials declined to take serious action against students involved in a violent protest in March.
Without restoring Plato and true philosophy to their proper stations, we are certain to continue the descent into darkness.
Here are six statistics that drive home just how much things have changed in America in a little more than a half-century:
The idea can be traced to the Stoic philosopher Epictetus.
Venezuela was held up as a model of socialism a few years ago. Today, people are literally starving and will wait hours in line to buy toilet paper.
A recent study in Scientific American explains why.
It's something we can all do.
To make society into a utopian vision, universities have become, after decades of propaganda, enemies of intellectual freedom.
The concept of parents allowing children to be their “friends” has hit the ivy halls and many students are bringing familiarity into the classroom.
When Germany occupied Hungary, the Nazis mandated that all Jews wear a yellow star and few Jews dared to resist.
Kids will never be prepared for today's cruel world if we persist in giving them the velvet glove treatment.
Unfortunately, they're directly contradicting some of the greatest thinkers of all time by taking such a view.
Throughout history, and with only the rarest of exceptions, freedom has been far removed from the center of political events.
In some universities, academics are waging a flat-out war on reality.
L.M. Montgomery's beloved Anne books give many examples of how true victims should behave.
Reading seems to have a different effect on how individuals behave toward one another.
The number of prime-age men in the labor force is declining with each generation.
They had plenty of ethics - just the wrong kind.