Russell Kirk's Blog

Russell Kirk's Blog

Teaching Humane Literature in High Schools

Teaching Humane Literature in High Schools

A principal purpose of studying literature is to give us all a common culture.

The Ideologies of Capitalism and Socialism

The Ideologies of Capitalism and Socialism

We ought to discourse in other terms, employing some moral imagination and confronting honestly our disorders...

The Wise Men Know What Wicked Things Are Written on the Sky

The Wise Men Know What Wicked Things Are Written on the Sky

Just as renewal of soul and body often is possible for the individual person, so whole societies may recover in considerable degree from follies and blunders.

Among the Ruins of Carthage

Among the Ruins of Carthage

No strong power endures forever.