Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Ideas”

The End Of Compatibilism?

The intersection of orthodox religion and the liberal order approaches nullity

Posted April 10th, 2018

Del Noce & The Left’s Dead End

The problems of abandoning the religious dimension in political thought

Posted April 6th, 2018

The Post-Truth Civilization

R.G. Collingwood on how barbarians insidiously tear down the city walls

Posted March 23rd, 2018

He Was A Leftist. It Destroyed His Life

As youthful Marxist and a college professor, he believed in the narrative — until the mob turned on him

Posted March 22nd, 2018

That Thing About Your Job

What is it about your profession that you wish more people knew, but most don’t?

Posted March 20th, 2018

‘Everybody Knows That Something Is Coming’

Why Patrick Deneen is right and Steven Pinker is wrong

Posted March 10th, 2018

Christians, Take The Alt-Right Seriously

Matthew Rose explains why the alt-right is anti-Christian and morally wrong, but cannot be easily dismissed

Posted February 9th, 2018

The Walker Percy Option

A way of living in modernity for bad Catholics and fellow travelers

Posted February 7th, 2018

Learning From ‘Bad’ Books & People

Truth is not always spoken by nice, moral people. Name some that are important to pay attention to

Posted January 26th, 2018

The Selfishness Of The Self

Liberalism will ultimately be reined in by the rediscovery of limits

Posted January 17th, 2018

Why That Book Review Failed

A too-defensive reading of new Patrick Deneen bestseller misses its point

Posted January 17th, 2018

Do You Know Del Noce?

Fran Maier calls the late Italian philosopher of modernity ‘the most important thinker we don’t know’

Posted January 9th, 2018

This Was Communism, You Fools

Daughter of Romanian defectors chastises her Harvard classmates

Posted December 6th, 2017

Walker Percy At The Present Moment

Why we need him more than ever

Posted December 1st, 2017

The Nazi Next Door

Does journalism about extreme figures normalize them?

Posted November 27th, 2017

Camus Writes To A German Friend

The French existentialist takes the measure of a friend who became a Nazi

Posted October 17th, 2017

J.D. Vance & Your Working Boy At UNO

Here’s the video of the ‘Faith, Hillbillies, & American Politics’ event

Posted April 24th, 2017