Paper Clippings The Blog of The Crossroads Cultural Center

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Saturday
Jan302016

Symbol and reality

Tuesday
Jan192016

Democratic, over-specialized and utilitarian

Nietzsche's critique of modern education sounds eerily relevant.
Friday
Jan152016

Soldiering on

An interview with Paul Bhatti.
Wednesday
Jan062016

Identity crisis

Brendan O'Neill points out that today's fixation with identity is a symptom of a massive loss of it.
Thursday
Dec172015

Participation

An essay by Greg Wolfe.
Wednesday
Dec092015

There is nothing cool

Lisa Ruddick on contemporary trends in literary criticism.
Wednesday
Dec022015

Will to power

The new understanding of dignity.
Wednesday
Dec022015

A different kind of humanism

This man sounds very interesting.
Tuesday
Nov172015

Meaning through self-sacrifice

Young people need something to give their life for.
Sunday
Nov152015

At least it' an ethos

Douthat again on the situation in the universities.
Saturday
Nov072015

Imitating Christ

René Girard has died.
Saturday
Oct312015

Dear Professors

Ross Douthat politely ridicules his critics.
Friday
Oct302015

Other animals

Rigorously speaking, scientism must lead to anti-humanism.
Thursday
Oct292015

Good luck with that

Some problems are simply so intrinsically human, cultural and religious that purely technical-political solutions simply do not exist.
Thursday
Oct292015

Beating the odds

You would not expect to read this in Cosmopolitan.