Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West
This is why a country like the U.S. needs to educate people in rhetoric.
Will our efforts to manipulate mankind through science only end in dehumanizing our own selves?
Richard Stengel writes in the Atlantic that the American Century is over and Trump’s to blame. He’s only half right.
Anthony Esolen isn’t saying our culture is vulgar and debased. He’s saying it no longer exists.
"I think the disconnection [to sewing] comes from schools. They don’t have life-learning events in schools anymore...."
What happens when the religious beliefs that undergird a culture are pulled out from under it, as has happened in the West?
A conservative pundit recently made the claim that "America is currently fighting its Second Civil War."
A poll circulating online claims nearly three out of four Californians oppose sanctuary cities. But is the poll legit?
We all know how important reading is. It benefits relationships, builds language development, and even lengthens one’s life.
These 3 books explain what is happening with our culture.
“I have a foreboding of an America in my children’s or grandchildren’s time – when the United States is a service and information economy…
New York magazine writer Jonathan Chait points to studies that show rioting makes America more conservative.
Odysseus serves as an image of homo viator. Man on a journey. Travelling man. Man on a quest.
By focusing so much on respect for the self, have we lost focus of the respect we owe to individuals, places, and events?
College failed to teach him an entrepreneur’s ‘greatest asset,’ he says.
American psychiatrist Allen Frances suggests that while some ADHD cases are legitimate, others are not.
Ancient Greek philosopher Pyrrho of Elis pioneered a philosophy that might come in handy when dealing with pesky internet Trolls.
We live in an Alice-in-Wonderland world...
It first made its appearance during the sexual revolution, but has now been taken to a whole new level.
The paradox is this: All that is radical must be rooted.
The herd mentality. The susceptibility to propaganda. The philistine disdain for higher ideals.
Voting is a basic civic duty in a democracy. But are incentives to vote actually helpful?
If we want our children to have a better education than we had will we have to train our children to educate themselves?
Scientists are close to finding out how to create eggs and sperm in a Petri dish.
U.S. population growth is at an 80 year low.
It all comes down to two things, says an Iraqi-born writer.
Popular culture often overlooks that MLK's ideas and rhetoric were steeped in the Western tradition.
Give me the dawn of the Greek golden age in philosophy and not the setting of reason’s sun in the gloom, doom and nihilism of postmodernism.