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Posts in category “Culture”

American Laïcité, Or, Religion As Tobacco

Erin Manning on how America is losing its former idea of religion …

Posted July 21st, 2014

Livin’ The Medieval Dream

Keith Ferrell farms in rural Virginia using only tools that were available …

Posted July 17th, 2014

The Good Tsar, Stabbed In The Back

Xavier Marquez examines the political psychology of the “good Tsar,” shorthand for …

Posted July 16th, 2014

Comcast Owns Your Soul

Via Mark Berman at The Washington Post comes this painful, but all …

Posted July 16th, 2014

One Heartbeat Away From Poverty

A friend of mine sent this in response to the Food Stamp …

Posted July 15th, 2014

Judge Not, Lest Ye Be Driving A Mercedes To The Food Bank

Here’s a powerful piece by a woman who had it all, and …

Posted July 14th, 2014

‘Doctrine Is Destiny’

In considering the media coverage of declining enrollment at Catholic schools, TMatt …

Posted July 12th, 2014

What Your Birth Year Says About Your Politics

According to The New York Times, new social science research says that …

Posted July 8th, 2014

The Modern Writer Who Grew Up In 1895

Debut novelist Sarah Perry grew up in a tiny religious sect called …

Posted July 4th, 2014

Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad

Hector writes: Increasingly I have the suspicion that out of the set …

Posted June 29th, 2014

The Dead Speak A Dead Language

Joseph Luzzi reflects beautifully on what was lost when his immigrant father …

Posted June 26th, 2014

Nerds Win In The Long Run

Gratifying news from the world of social psychology research: the cool kids …

Posted June 25th, 2014

‘Progress’

Writing in Slate, Amy Sohn says an enthusiastic “good riddance” to the …

Posted June 25th, 2014

The New Dogma: ‘I Desire, Therefore I Am’

Mark Lilla has an important and provocative essay in The New Republic, …

Posted June 19th, 2014

Among Britain’s White Working Class

The Financial Times has a fascinating article based on a Soros-funded study …

Posted June 19th, 2014

Media, Mystery, And The South

The Atlantic’s James Fallows and his wife Debra have been reporting lately …

Posted June 9th, 2014

Tolkien Sees A Dryad

Reader Michael Sacasas, whose blog is called The Frailest Thing, writes: Some …

Posted June 1st, 2014