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.

Sunday
Nov092014

Sleight of hand

Speaking about the Obama administration, Peter Berkowitz makes an important point: pragmatism pretends not to make metaphysical assumptions, but what it really does is just hide them.
Thursday
Nov062014

I am still here

Roger Scruton on the claims of neuroscience.
Tuesday
Nov042014

Exploding

The Economist on Christianity on China.
Sunday
Nov022014

Ideology as the only source of identity

Politicization has reached video games.
Friday
Oct312014

Georgetown ultramontanists!

Ross Douthat on the sudden love for "authority" by some folks at Georgetown University.
Friday
Oct312014

Flanney O'Connor landed hard on me

Bruce Springsteen on his favourite books.
Monday
Oct272014

A father

Michael S. Winters remembers Mons. Albacete. So does Marco Bardazzi.
Wednesday
Oct222014

Evolution and Ethics

Gertrude Himmelfarb on early criticism of scientism.
Saturday
Oct042014

Zeitgeist

This young woman has captured something of the spirit of our time.
Friday
Oct032014

"Winners"

Fr. Samir on the recent developments in the Middle East.
Tuesday
Sep232014

Moral revolution

David Marquand realizes that liberalism's return to the Enlightenment's vision of history after World War II has been suicidal.
Friday
Sep192014

The right to have no right

Michael Gerson on the illusions of freedom.
Sunday
Sep142014

The nude beach principle

Anthony Esolen on the illusions of neutrality.
Thursday
Sep042014

The Last Men

Slavoj Zizek points out that ISIS are not real "fundamentalists" but in a strange way the mirror image of Western nihilism.
Friday
Aug222014

Nothing left to live for

Theodore Dalrymple on the endurance of ideology.