The West

Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West

Disgusting: Anti-Trump Protesters Show who is Violent and Hateful

Disgusting: Anti-Trump Protesters Show who is Violent and Hateful

VIDEO: So much for civil discourse in America. 

Why Can’t Employers Today Find Reliable Workers?

Why Can’t Employers Today Find Reliable Workers?

A theory from 1899 on why they can't.

A Bunch of Burke Quotes

A Bunch of Burke Quotes

You'll want to bookmark this one. 

The Dangers of 'Hate Speech' Rules

The Dangers of 'Hate Speech' Rules

We’re playing with fire by labeling speech. 

Chores: The Canary in the Coal Mine of Kids’ Character

Chores: The Canary in the Coal Mine of Kids’ Character

Pediatrician Deborah Gilboa explains why chores are a necessity for children.
 

The 'Everyone Gets a Trophy' Mentality is Out of Control

The 'Everyone Gets a Trophy' Mentality is Out of Control

The latest victim of this mindset is a high school honor student from Texas.

Are Parents Training Children to be Inattentive?

Are Parents Training Children to be Inattentive?

Parents today have grown used to catering to their children’s whims, letting them drift from sport to musical instrument, to another kind of activity.

Salman Rushdie’s Surprising Advice to Schools Today

Salman Rushdie’s Surprising Advice to Schools Today

Hopefully the education system won't issue a fatwa over his comments...

Why Did Dante’s Inferno Have a Real-Life Saint in Hell?

Why Did Dante’s Inferno Have a Real-Life Saint in Hell?

The decision to use historic figures in his Divine Comedy could be the poem’s one great flaw.  

Which Roman Emperor Are You?

Which Roman Emperor Are You?

Are you a wise Marcus Aurelius? A dignified Augustus? Perhaps the cultured Hadrian? Or maybe the diabolical Nero? 

The Migrant Crisis Presents a Moral Dilemma

The Migrant Crisis Presents a Moral Dilemma

The debate pits human compassion against national interest and practical realities. 

A Jewish Gravedigger’s Eyewitness Account of Nazi Camps

A Jewish Gravedigger’s Eyewitness Account of Nazi Camps

The first report emerged on June 1, 1942, and it revealed an utter disrespect of human life.

Conservatives Once Condemned Dropping of Hiroshima Bomb

Conservatives Once Condemned Dropping of Hiroshima Bomb

The language they used to denounce the attack was harsher than Obama’s.

'The Man Who Was Thursday': Chesterton’s Beautiful Nightmare

'The Man Who Was Thursday': Chesterton’s Beautiful Nightmare

A fevered dream turned into a powerful novel.

Do Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?

Do Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?

It's often claimed that Christians and Muslims worship the same God, but is it really true?

What Tocqueville Would Think about Modern Job Jumping

What Tocqueville Would Think about Modern Job Jumping

Ever feel that Americans are increasingly on the go?

Worthy of our Inheritance?

Worthy of our Inheritance?

I have been blessed beyond measure to inherit a free country because others have fought and many have died. 

How Well Do You Know Your Memorial Day Facts?

How Well Do You Know Your Memorial Day Facts?

Refresh your Memorial Day knowledge with the quiz below!

Who Was Joan of Arc?

Who Was Joan of Arc?

A look back on the Maid of Orleans for the anniversary of her death.

Are Schools Promoting Creativity… or Obedience?

Are Schools Promoting Creativity… or Obedience?

The moment they go to school, they begin to lose the freedom to explore, take risks and experiment.

You Don’t Need a “Passion Project,” You Need a Purpose

You Don’t Need a “Passion Project,” You Need a Purpose

Why so much passion for “passion”?

Bonhoeffer on the ‘Levelling Down’ of Society

Bonhoeffer on the ‘Levelling Down’ of Society

“We are witnessing the levelling down of all ranks of society...."

Can You Define These Winning Scripps Spelling Bee Words?

Can You Define These Winning Scripps Spelling Bee Words?

You may not be able to spell them, but do you know their definitions?

The Case Against Unfettered Globalization

The Case Against Unfettered Globalization

What sort of political freedom will be left to the ordinary man on the street when all government and all power is centralized in global bodies? 

Should Boys be Encouraged to Live Dangerously?

Should Boys be Encouraged to Live Dangerously?

When I was a child, my father regaled me with tales of how he and his friends once formed “The Boys Army” and spent their days creating original inventions and stockpiling weapons in their homemade fort in the woods.

Magazine Declares the Death of Free Will

Magazine Declares the Death of Free Will

Free will does not exist, we're told, but we should believe it does. 

What is Law?

What is Law?

Something to keep in mind if the world falls apart. 

Are Homeschoolers Overqualified?

Are Homeschoolers Overqualified?

A shocking letter to Mike Rowe suggests they are.

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