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
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.
Friday
Oct232015

Long view

John Haldane looks into the future.
Tuesday
Oct202015

New words

An essay on the work of Christian Wiman.
Thursday
Oct152015

Embracing paranoia

On the ubiquitousness of surveillance.
Friday
Oct092015

Ascendance of eroticism

Peter J. Leithart on the sexual revolution according to Augusto Del Noce.
Friday
Oct092015

Corporate persons

Roger Scruton on the Church.
Tuesday
Sep292015

Introduction to reality

Robert Spaemann on education.