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.

Sunday
Jan222017

No one beyond forgiveness

An interesting story.
Wednesday
Jan042017

A time of chaos

Is Canada embracing a new form of totalitarianism?
Tuesday
Jan032017

Philantropy

Regardless of how representative Victor Davis Hanson's experiences may be, it is true that compassion from a distance is a very characteristic phenomenon of our time.
Friday
Dec232016

Genesis

A conversion story.
Wednesday
Dec212016

Presepi

Time for some nativity scenes.
Monday
Dec192016

Silence

An interview with Martin Scorsese.
Tuesday
Dec062016

Social bifurcation

The real problem raised in this article is not even empathy, but simply: what do you do when you increase productivity so much that millions of your potential customers become unemployed? Just cater to the minority of affluent people who control the levers of technology?
Sunday
Nov202016

We don't need people

Joel Kotkin on the "new feudalism" of technocracy.
Sunday
Nov202016

Foundational things

Ross Douthat on the real problem of contemporary "liberalism."
Friday
Nov182016

Post-identity liberalism?

Mark Lilla on the state of American liberalism. He does not realize that old American liberalism relied implicitly on a religious consensus. Today's liberalism replaces religion, and therefore cannot really be liberal.
Thursday
Oct202016

A good shock of pain

Michael Hanby assesses where we stand.
Wednesday
Oct192016

Congregating

Providence works in unexpected ways.
Monday
Oct032016

Honest with myself

A conversion story.
Tuesday
Sep132016

Hillbilly Elegy

A review of the book by J.D. Vance.
Tuesday
Sep062016

Keep things in perspective

Peter Hithens about Russia.