Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West
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?
Whatever happened to the hat?
Would childhood anxiety and depression diminish if more parents followed through on giving chores?
A new study sheds some light on the issue.
Forty years ago, 60 percent of high school kids read books daily. Not anymore.
Communication is key.
But is a shopping mall exactly what we have reduced the university to?
Don’t criminalise mothers who make level-headed decisions regarding the welfare of their children, whom they have no intention to “wilfully neglect.”
Making a child is not hard to do. Raising a child and conveying the values and rules that make for a successful life and responsible adulthood is.
Colleges exist to foster critical thinking and to teach students useful knowledge germane to a legitimate academic discipline. Social justice, however, is not a legitimate academic discipline, but rather an empty slogan.
Is it time we abandon our unrealistic expectations of marriage?
Is rest more essential than we realize?
Some prime advice from the late University of Chicago president Robert Maynard Hutchins.
Putin is promoting the very thing that the West has abandoned.
Do millennials have a deep longing to be a nurturing caregiver?
Despite the proliferation of the ad hominem, there are serious reasons it should be avoided. Here are five of them.
Perhaps the future isn’t as bleak as we’ve been led to believe.
In the modern world, C.S. Lewis argues in The Abolition of Man, we have trained the head and encouraged the heart, while neglecting the soul, the most important part of the person. As Lewis so scathingly puts it, we are producing men without chests.