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Posts tagged “culture”

Once Again: It’s Culture, Stupid

George F. Will says the Left’s bleating (“Racism!” “Blaming the victim!”) about …

Posted March 22nd, 2014

Dennis Miller & The Secret To Happiness

Wesley J. Smith, who has been professionally involved in some heavy-duty culture-war …

Posted March 21st, 2014

Why Does Finland Educate Its Kids Better?

Gracy Olmstead explores the Finnish way of educating their children, and finds …

Posted March 19th, 2014

The Political Benedict Option

My colleague Leah Libresco has been at CPAC, where she observed that …

Posted March 9th, 2014

The Religious Way Of Knowing

Here’s a big-think Douthat post about secularism, modernity, and how it changes …

Posted February 26th, 2014

The Education Gap: It’s Not Racism, It’s Parenting

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette columnist Tony Norman considers the school achievement gap between black …

Posted February 24th, 2014

America: Formerly A ‘Triple Package’ Nation

Power couple Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld have a new book out …

Posted February 4th, 2014

Postmodernism & Secular Fundamentalism

An Evans-Manning Award to reader REB for this analysis of the Secular …

Posted January 29th, 2014

Culture And Perpetual Poverty

A reader writes: Southerner here. Did you see the piece on the …

Posted January 27th, 2014

What Does The Cursing Toddler Say To Us?

I’m late getting to this, but I see that members Omaha Police …

Posted January 13th, 2014

The Limits Of Cultural Nudging

Really interesting exchange here from the In The Big White Ghetto thread: …

Posted January 11th, 2014

White People & The Persistence Of Culture

Reader Floridian2006 comments on the In The Big White Ghetto thread: I …

Posted January 10th, 2014

The Right To Keep Things The Way They Are

Apologies for the light and erratic posting today. As I mentioned earlier, …

Posted January 6th, 2014

On Eating Disgusting Things

One of you readers, commenting on the skunk-eating post, sent this Slate …

Posted December 27th, 2013

More Artists, Fewer Intellectuals

Negatively reviewing a book about culture and the loss of Christian conviction, …

Posted December 10th, 2013

O Little Make-Believe Town Of Bethlehem

I have some Christmas music playing at home today, and just listened …

Posted December 8th, 2013

The Problem With Character Education

Boston Washington, DC, teacher Lelac Almagor says that the formulaic progressivist approach schools …

Posted December 2nd, 2013