Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West
We all know the story. But in November 2018, we would do well to remember all of this not with mere nostalgia, but with moral intent.
Culture is always filled with political hysteria and overblown fears.
It comes from Oscar Wilde's play, "A Woman of No Importance."
There's a major difference for family members experiencing natural death vs. assisted suicide.
World War I and its subsequent peace agreements brought consequences that even today haunt our lives.
Of all the disturbing developments in culture and ideas over the last several years few have been more disturbing than the reemergence of communism and socialism.
Rep.-elect Dan Crenshaw of Texas appeared on “Saturday Night Live” to give a message of unity and connection this Veterans Day weekend.
There's a major difference between today's politics and the politics of yore.
He told the judge that he did not feel comfortable with his age and that doctors had told him that he had the body of a 45-year-old.
The sinking of the Lusitania provides a prime example.
November 9th marks the eightieth anniversary of Kristallnacht.
Is the surprising stand taken by The Economist a sign that common sense is reasserting itself?
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?