Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Ideas”

The Secret God of the Secularists

Evangelical atheism as a form of liberal moral panic

Posted March 13th, 2015

The Good, the True, & the Beautiful

Which books would you put on your Good, True, Beautiful reading list?

Posted March 11th, 2015

Learning to See

Pieper, Dante, and Del Noce on contemporary cultural blindness

Posted March 6th, 2015

Silicon Valley Mordor

Techno-utopianism is the religion of the future

Posted March 6th, 2015

Defining Islam At World’s End

What Westerners don’t get about the power of messianic religion

Posted February 24th, 2015

Whittaker Chambers, American

Not everyone believes in God, but everyone believes in a sacred order

Posted February 19th, 2015

Transgenderism: ‘An Idea to be Spread’

What happens to a culture in which gender fluidity becomes a meme?

Posted February 4th, 2015

Thinking, and the Big Divide

On learning to be and to see, despite the dragonish validity of modernity

Posted January 28th, 2015

‘There Is No Justice’

Alexander Solzhenitsyn speaks to a suffering California teenager

Posted January 23rd, 2015

Training the Mind

Aspiring to appreciate art and knowledge greater than what is immediately apparent

Posted January 21st, 2015

How Bibliotherapy Works

Information that comes to us in story form rewires our brains

Posted January 21st, 2015

Wired for Weirdness? Not If We Can Help It

If our young people have little capacity for awe, it’s because we have forced it out of them, says commenter

Posted January 19th, 2015

Enlightenment or Endarkenment?

Journalism, the humanities and the limits of reason

Posted December 8th, 2014

Against the Mob

If you want to stop mob rule, confront it first within yourself

Posted December 3rd, 2014

The Ontology of Sound

Sound is something that only exists as it ceases to exist

Posted December 2nd, 2014

Words of Conversion

Emile Zola, Dante Alighieri, and modern converts to Catholicism

Posted November 27th, 2014

Ukip & the Future of the Future

History is on the side of Modernizers? Nobody bothered to tell Nigel Farage

Posted November 22nd, 2014