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.

Wednesday
Mar072007

Science?

Apparently Charles Darwin was a (social) Darwinist.

Sunday
Mar042007

Freedom flame

A brief report from Cuba.

Sunday
Mar042007

A dilemma

There is a built-in contradiction in the idea of public education in a deeply divided society.

Sunday
Mar042007

Foundling wheel

A very traditional and Catholic idea.

Wednesday
Feb282007

Children of the state

Apparently there is no freedom of education whatsoever in Germany.

Sunday
Feb252007

Familiar pattern

It is remarkable how certain phenomena start popping up in similar forms more or less at the same time in the most disparate corners of the world.

Saturday
Feb242007

They are back

A few months after the gospel of Judas, here comes the tumb of Jesua. The only interesting question is: why would anybody think that this is interesting?

Saturday
Feb242007

Confusion

The British government is divided about whether it is better to have two parents in a family.

Thursday
Feb222007

Big problem

Giuliani's Catholic problem. The real problem is that his whole persona embodies the cultural meltdown of east-coast "ethnic" cultural Catholicism. Does faith have any relevance to real life?

Monday
Feb192007

Cultural poverty

It seems reasonable that if a society fails to educate the young, the result will be a new kind of
underclass. But the origin of the problem is not globalization; it is a neglect of humanity.

Monday
Feb192007

Work of mercy

On Catholic education in Jordan.

Saturday
Feb172007

Ironic

England is experiencing massive Catholic immigration.

Wednesday
Feb142007

Survival of the fittest

Many people are not aware that the US had its own age of eugenics.

Saturday
Feb102007

Self-hatred

Another depressing but brilliant Dalrymple column.

Friday
Feb092007

Illiberal

An interesting discussion regarding the growing intolerance of religion among certain "liberal" figures in the US.


"A left-liberal commitment to religious freedom is not something that can be counted
on any more"

That has been one of the most impressive and under-reported cultural shifts in this country over the last decade.