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
Feb192018

In my own home

This father's reaction to the Florid shooting is heartfelt.
Tuesday
Feb132018

Try to think

Fr. Matt Malone points out correctly that our society lacks "philosophy." One could argue that its philosophy is a form of scientism that pretends not to be a philosophy but must be challenged as such.
Tuesday
Feb062018

Elitism

An interesting interview with Fred Siegel on the trajectory of US liberalism.
Monday
Jan082018

Mythical core

Alan Jacobs on how humans really operate.
Monday
Dec182017

Age of Outrage

Jonathan Haidt on the situation in the universities.
Friday
Dec012017

The exhaustion of technocracy

An interesting essay by Frank Furedi.
Tuesday
Nov212017

Primal scream

Mary Eberstadt thinks that there is a connection between identity politics and the long-term effects of the sexual revolution.
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.