Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West
“Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two makes four,” Winston Smith tells us. “If this is granted, all else follows.” When I read this line 25 years ago I didn’t understand what Orwell was saying. Now I do.
The reputations of media pundits and whole news organizations are now in shambles and exposed for all to see.
Is it too risky to bring children into this chaotic world in which we live?
Should New Zealand follow in Australia's footsteps with gun restrictions?
Shakespeare's solution to toxic masculinity is a message we would be wise to consider.
"It's a lack of gratitude," notes U.S. Representative Dan Crenshaw.
One study recently revealed that nine out of 10 college students admitted to cheating on their exams and papers.
Lawmakers Want to Give Voting Rights to Teens They Treat Like Toddlers with Compulsory Schooling Laws
Sixteen-year-olds may get permission to vote, but in school, they still need permission to use the bathroom.
Split Rock Lighthouse keeper Lee Radzak is leaving the job after 36 years. What made him stay so long?
As the issue of reparations for victims of slavery rages, we encounter a common problem: virtually no one is addressing the specifics of how such a reparations effort would be administered.
The Swiss psychologist foresaw and lamented the West's break with tradition and the loneliness of modernity.
Instead of seeing the toxic masculinity abate, I have seen it rise to a fevered pitch in the last few months.
The state relies on force to achieve its ends.
What would Homer tell us if he was alive today?
In essence, Marie Kondo and Jordan Peterson are encouraging and equipping people to pull their lives together.
Arthur Schopenhauer should be named as the official philosopher of the internet.
Alexandra Tolstoy's images portray the simplicity and the peacefulness that we all secretly crave for ourselves and our children, but feel we never can attain in our fast-paced modern world.
To understand the misleading narrative, we must look to the era of narrative-driven journalism and the politicization of society, both of which subjugate truth to ideology and politics.
When it comes to language assimilation, neither of the standard assurances is convincing.
Does open discussion of ideas bring greater contention, or not?
We need to fix this, for the sake of our republic.
Looking back, it seems odd that the avatar of international communism and the exalted founder of the now pro-capitalist Republican Party were ideological bedfellows.
How do we know what true love looks like?
Diversity programs are evolving just as many have predicted: to erode academic standards and to promote second-rate fields and third-rate thinking.
It appears that the genre of young-man-in-Mom’s-basement is no longer looked down upon but is in fact extolled as a viable career choice.
Media reports are exposing the industry’s empty promises.
Netflix's new docu-series about the famous killer has no there there—and that's exactly the point.
What does it mean to be masculine?