Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Culture”

A Politics Of Localism

The Front Porch Republican Party caucuses at Notre Dame

Posted October 25th, 2016

The Tradition Conference

Notes from an academic gathering to think about the pastness of the past — and its presence

Posted October 21st, 2016

The Disuniting States Of America

The fruits of a decadent and incompetent leadership class — and things ain’t so great with the followership class either

Posted October 14th, 2016

The Problem Of Lazy Men

The quiet crisis of able-bodied males choosing not to work

Posted October 7th, 2016

The Charlotte Fallout

It’s never as simple as black and white

Posted September 22nd, 2016

Identity Politics Of Deepest Trumpistan

The Left can’t see that whites in certain places are a community as much as anybody else

Posted September 19th, 2016

Trump: Harbinger Of A New Age

Sneer at him all you want, but the Trumpening is going to determine the West’s future

Posted September 16th, 2016

Language & Moral Relativism

A principle that meets resistance when spoken in one language may be more acceptable in another

Posted September 16th, 2016

The Despair Election

The exhaustion of liberalism, and the prospect that pain will dissolve illusion

Posted September 15th, 2016

Can Vienna Be Saved Again?

The death wish of Western liberalism

Posted September 15th, 2016

The Necessity Of Trust

Dante Alighieri, Zygmunt Bauman, and the difficulty of building a solid life in liquid modernity

Posted September 13th, 2016

Pilgrims Vs. Tourists

Zygmunt Bauman on navigating life’s journey in postmodernity

Posted September 8th, 2016

Exporting The Anti-Culture

Modernity poisons tradition and kills the spirit too. But there are good and bad ways to resist it

Posted August 10th, 2016

Elegy For Normality

Rural California health care nurse reads Hillbilly Elegy, recognizes her patients

Posted August 8th, 2016

Can Christians Afford The Leadership We Have?

They’re either fighting yesterday’s battles, fighting for the enemy, or not fighting at all

Posted August 8th, 2016

Why Liberals Love ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

J.D. Vance’s bestselling memoir has a fan club on the Left

Posted August 5th, 2016

Ideas Have Consequences 2016

Richard Weaver, H.G. Wells, and the soul of man under Trumpism

Posted August 2nd, 2016