Paper Clippings The Blog of The Crossroads Cultural Center

Paper Clippings, more than a classical blog, is a service providing valuable reading material in order to help readers reach a judgment about current affairs. Comments and discussion are more than welcome.

Wednesday
Nov152017

Politics as redemptive religion

Why many politically-engaged millennials are Blochians without knowing it.
Tuesday
Oct172017

We are different...

A report from Jerusalem by Santiago Ramos.
Saturday
Oct072017

False Europe

A manifesto by a group of well-known European intellectuals.
Saturday
Sep232017

Evangelization for our time

Michael Sean Winters reviews Julian Carron's "Disarming Beauty".
Sunday
Sep032017

Mindful of what?

The problem with mindfulness is that if it is separated by the religious sense it just becomes another technique.
Saturday
Aug262017

Dumbification

Matt Taibbi on the media's responsibilities in the age of Trump.
Monday
Aug072017

What we really are

A column by Bruce Buff on artificial intelligence.
Monday
Aug072017

A crisis?

Some striking research on the effects of smart phones on young people.
Wednesday
Aug022017

Bad but important

Ross Douthat is not impressed by Civilta` Cattolica's grasp of the American situation.
Tuesday
Jul182017

Back to work

An essay by John Waters.
Thursday
Jul132017

Non sequitur

Charles Camosy points out that moral judgments never follow from medical facts by themselves.
Monday
Jul032017

Grow up

Chris Arnade on atheism and human suffering.
Wednesday
Jun212017

Disarming beuty

John Allen interviews Fr. Julian Carron.
Tuesday
Jun202017

European Germany

Fr. Edmund Waldstein on the death of Helmut Kohl.
Tuesday
Jun202017

"Science-based" thinking

A clear-headed column by Ben Domenech on the link between "global technocracy" and political polarization.