Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Culture”

Race, Culture, Rotherham

How do we keep ourselves from seeing what we don’t want to see?

Posted August 29th, 2014

What Would Flannery Do?

Of Hillbilly Thomists, Dr. Fishwife, stiffened giblets, and not wasting your life on trash.

Posted August 29th, 2014

Ferguson: A View From County Kildare

If you read nothing else about Ferguson — and especially if you …

Posted August 25th, 2014

Jeremiah Option Vs. Benedict Option

My TAC colleague Samuel Goldman penned a good piece yesterday positing the …

Posted August 14th, 2014

Nigeria & Louisiana: Poor & Corrupt — But Happier Than Where You Live

Tim Urban spent 10 days in Nigeria and writes about what he …

Posted August 13th, 2014

Jon Haidt On Conservatives And Art

Jonathan Haidt himself added a comment to the thread yesterday in which …

Posted August 7th, 2014

Educating For Barbarism

In his column for The Catholic Thing, Anthony Esolen, the Catholic literature …

Posted August 7th, 2014

A Case For Why Conservatives Make Better Art

Writing in Salon (where else?), Richard Cooper complains that there are no left-wing …

Posted August 6th, 2014

When Poverty Is The Fault Of The Poor

Great Evans-Manning comment by Josh McGee on the “Why Poor People Act …

Posted August 1st, 2014

Why Poor People Act Against Their Long-Term Interest

A reader who comments here under the name Peg, and who comes …

Posted July 31st, 2014

The Virus Of Poverty Culture

If you haven’t seen Brenda Ann Kenneally’s amazing photographs of poor young …

Posted July 30th, 2014

You Can’t Escape Metaphysics

Alasdair MacIntyre, from a 1993 review of Iris Murdoch’s philosophical study Metaphysics …

Posted July 28th, 2014

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