Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Decline and Fall”

Finding Hope In Europe’s Most Atheist Country

Building the Benedict Option in the Czech Republic

Posted March 17th, 2018

‘Everybody Knows That Something Is Coming’

Why Patrick Deneen is right and Steven Pinker is wrong

Posted March 10th, 2018

No Catholicism, Please, We’re British

Rowan Williams opposes new Catholic schools because of ‘social cohesion’

Posted March 7th, 2018

Educating For Woke Spectatorship

The death of learning and the urgent need for a ‘parallel polis’

Posted March 7th, 2018

View From The Faculty Lounge

A closeted Christian conservative wonders: As goes academia, so goes America?

Posted March 6th, 2018

Triumph Of The Freaks

‘The Shape of Water’ symbolizes the post-Christian revaluation of all values

Posted March 5th, 2018

School Shooting Death Wish

We are raising our children to be embourgeoised animals. What do you expect?

Posted February 22nd, 2018

The Lost World Of Billy Graham

How will theologically conservative Evangelicals hold it together?

Posted February 21st, 2018

Are We Declining? Are We Falling?

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t out to get you

Posted February 20th, 2018

‘Porn Literacy’ Class For Teens

If this isn’t Weimar America, what is?

Posted February 8th, 2018

Wendell Berry & The Benedict Option

Thesis: in a time of global agriculture, small family farms are like Dark Ages monasteries

Posted February 7th, 2018

Trump & Cultural Collapse

Thanks to the reader who put me onto Paul Berman’s essay explaining …

Posted February 7th, 2018

Why He Doesn’t Do Opioids (But Might)

A middle class reader living a life of quiet desperation reflects on his Stoic choice

Posted February 5th, 2018

SJWs Destroy Everything

Turning liberalism into a movement of race-baiters, God-castrators, and self-mutilators

Posted February 2nd, 2018

Against Liberal ‘Performative Wokeness’

Sentimentality cannot bear too much of liquid modernity’s reality

Posted January 30th, 2018

Underestimating American Collapse

Something we refuse to see leaves us vulnerable to something we do not understand

Posted January 26th, 2018

The Complicated ‘Sh*thole’ Debate

The poor moved into his neighborhood. Then came cops, crime, and decline

Posted January 24th, 2018