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.

Monday
Sep032012

Perfectism

If even the NYTimes is concerned about excessive regulations in California, there must be something to it...
Monday
Sep032012

Still broken

Wednesday
Aug292012

Ideology at the top

A provocative column by Mike Lofgren.
Sunday
Aug192012

The law of existence

Eve Tushnet observes that deep down people have a need to make a gift of their life.
Friday
Aug032012

Light

A short, previously umpublished story by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Monday
Jul302012

Nihilism in action

Brendan O'Neill on a curious phenomenon: nobody seems any longer able to think anything through.
Sunday
Jul292012

Libertinism

Ross Douthat on the fact that the defining goal of contemporary liberalism is NOT freedom.
Saturday
Jul282012

Leaving time for prayer

On the long-term economic impact of Cistercian monasteries.
Thursday
Jul192012

Which one is Matthew?

A new interpretation of a classic.
Monday
Jul092012

Scientistic anti-Semitism

An interesting column by the British Chief Rabbi. Notice his remark that modern anti-Semitism was born when the influence of the Enlightment replaced the one of Christianity.
Sunday
Jul012012

An Empire without a Church

A correct diagnosis followed by a delusional prognosis.
Saturday
Jun232012

The leaden age

An important and, in fact, necessary component of contemporary "progressive" culture is a completely mythological vision of history which is systematically fostered by the educational establishment.
Saturday
Jun232012

How history is written

Eamon Duffy on the history of the Reformation.
Wednesday
Jun202012

Here comes everyone

Michael Sean Winters on the theology of Bill Keller
Monday
Jun182012

The problem is the adults

A new movie about education.