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Tuesday
Feb182014

A society designed for the strong

Patrick J. Deenen on Burke vs. Stuart Mill in contemporary US culture.
Thursday
Feb132014

Responsibility

Michael Gerson and Peter Wehner push back against libertarianism.
Thursday
Jan302014

Mystification

A brilliant analysis by Ross Douthat.
Tuesday
Jan282014

China of the north?

Scandinavia plays a major role in contemporary Westerm mythology.
Tuesday
Jan212014

In-humanities

Heather McDonald about the value of knowing the past.
Tuesday
Jan072014

What's wrong with the Pyrenees?

And now, something for our friends who are looking to buy a house in New York City.
Sunday
Dec292013

Not surprising

A side effect of the crisis of Arab nationalism and the rise of political Islam is that many Arab Christian may become more sympathetic to Israel.
Thursday
Dec192013

Away from the body!

The "Oprah" religiosity Richard Rodriguez has noticed is really a form of gnosticism.
Sunday
Dec082013

Getting there?

Brendan O'Neill checks our progress towards the "Brave New World."
Friday
Dec062013

Count your days

Michael Gerson on mortality.
Friday
Dec062013

People without a past

An excellent essay by Dana Gioia.
Monday
Dec022013

Bodies

Why contemporary culture has much in common with gnosticism.
Wednesday
Nov202013

Neither citizens nor humans

Patrick J. Deneen on the "common core" controversy.
Monday
Nov112013

No way to educate

A large group of Catholic scholars comes out against the adoption of the Common Core by Catholic schools.
Thursday
Nov072013

Out of touch with reality

Megan McArdle offers an informative analysis of what went wrong with the ACA implementation.
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