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Sunday
Aug162015

Purposeful Darwinism

Working at Amazon.com is clearly not for everybody.
Wednesday
Aug122015

Never enough

This story says something about the restlessness of the human heart.
Tuesday
Aug112015

Macrosensitive

The idea of microagression is a nice example of how detachment from reality leads to mental pathology.
Monday
Aug102015

Market Stalinism

Christopher Caldwell's summary of the Greek "problem" makes some helpful points.
Monday
Aug102015

Back to Jesus

Russel Moore thinks about the way forward for US evangelicals.
Tuesday
Jul282015

At home into exile

An interview with Christian Wiman.
Saturday
Jul252015

"We are missing something"

This article on ISIS gives a good sense of how today the West has such a reduced understanding of human nature that it simply cannot comprehend what motivates people in other cultures.
Thursday
Jul232015

No system can work without virtuous people.

There is really nothing surprising about the fact that education is completely dependent on the freedom of the teachers.
Thursday
Jul092015

Metaphysical conflict

An interesting analysis by Alastair Crooke of the ideological struggles that are tearing apart Sunni Islam.
Tuesday
Jul072015

Insatiable curiosity

An interview with Leah Libresco.
Saturday
Jun272015

Granting what nobody cares about

Ross Douthat speaks the truth about the Supreme Court ruling.
Monday
Jun222015

Fecundophobes

On the human and cultural implications of parenthood.
Sunday
Jun212015

Quiet Time

Habitual "silence and meditations" are certainly good. However, it is more fruitful to contemplate reality than our own "inner selves."
Wednesday
Jun102015

The sovereign self

The fatal contradiction between liberalism and sex.
Tuesday
May262015

We are sick

Maggie Gallagher on the epidemics of teen suicides in Palo Alto.
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