Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West
I would contend that the word is emblematic of the crudity of our culture at large, a four-letter banner of our decadence.
For nearly a quarter-century, the midterm elections that used to center on bread-and-butter issues like schools, crime—“the economy, stupid”—have now been little more than proxy wars to impeach the sitting president.
America’s greatness is not always measured like in the movies or a campaign speech. Sometimes, an anonymous act of gratitude is proof enough, even if we, as Americans, don’t always see it that way.
Condemnation by the self-righteous—what some call virtue signaling—is rampant these days.
If young people are to engage in democracy and society, young people need to learn how to respectfully disagree.
No one likes to go under the knife... and unfortunately, that experience is set to get worse.
All of a sudden, about five years ago, something unsettled the science on sex and gender. Unfortunately, what unsettled the science was not better science, but political ideology.
Today's reformation has many similarities with the one which occurred 500 years ago, only today's is not happening in the churches.
Halloween used to be kid stuff. To quit dressing up was an important rite of passage. It meant you were one step closer to becoming an adult. Not anymore.
One vexing current problem centers on who becomes the citizen of a given country, since citizenship confers voting rights.
I know many young people who are educated, fit, and morally sound. I am certain my readers do as well. We just need more like them.
For all the staged midterm theatrics, the caravan illustrates the abject ironies and paradoxes of the entire illegal alien project.
Is society so eager to affirm and advance those who struggle with gender dysphoria that it overlooks common sense and solid research?
It's a draw in the battle of the sexes and marriage rates are plummeting. Thank the extremists.
In an age where individuals are increasingly falling for socialist nostrums, Thomas Merton provides timeless lessons about why people choose bankrupt ideologies such as communism.
Gender equality aims at a self-sufficiency of sameness even in marriage and family life. How many people really prefer that?
They claim they've merely inherited a tradition from the 1930s Left. Here's why that's wrong.
What is Bulverism and why has it become so prevalent?
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Gulag Archipelago offers some poignant advice for dealing with the friction in today's society.
We’re used to hearing that American college students don’t like reading and avoid tough courses where they have to. But a new course at the University of Oklahoma (OU) proves that many students are eager for a demanding course.
The idea that making fun of accents is a kind of hate speech might sound absurd to many Americans, but it fits into Europe’s approach to free speech in recent years.
What exactly is socialization and why does it matter if an individual has good social skills?
Nordhaus’ contributions to economic science aren’t confined to the field of climate change. Here are three other contributions that give insight into the work of this celebrated economist.
The Canadian psychologist has set off left-wing ideological Geiger counters around the world, and for good reason.
With the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth, socialism is making a comeback in American political discourse. But are its prospects as rosy as they appear?
Our students are ill-prepared to become voting adults, but the blame shouldn’t be placed squarely on our schools.
It may not be the ideal found in our popular culture, post sexual revolution, but a new data analysis finds that having just one sexual partner makes for happier marriages.
For as often as the phrase “history repeats itself” is used, it’s shocking how rare it is for mankind to actually learn from its mistakes.