Ideas

When Confederate Monuments Represent Reconciliation

Grave-spitting is easy, forgiveness is hard.

Transhumanism Is Not Libertarian, It’s an Abomination

Eugenics? Immortality? This is a non-starter.

Kennedy’s Forgotten Coalition: Working Class Catholics

After decades of Democratic fealty, JFK’s “tribal benediction” went Trump.

Jesus Shrugged

What if Christian organizations just went on strike?

Will American Science Stay On Top?

Scientific elites provoke America’s egalitarian anxieties.

A Euro-African West?

Meditations on civilization by Trump, Macron, Douthat and me

Tocqueville: Women Made America Great

And they did it without feminism.

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Trump’s Warsaw Speech Threw Down the Gauntlet on Western Civilization

Is America just ‘an idea’?

No, Americans Are Not Polarized By Ideology

Most people do not possess a system of logical constraints when it comes to politics.

Hate Is Bad. So Is Censorship.

The University of Maryland puts politics over civic virtue.

The Dishonorable White House Leaks

The American way is to use checks and balances, not to hide behind anonymity while muckraking in the media.

When Does Human Life Begin?

The science has been obscured in philosophy, but the question is settled.

After the Confederates, Who’s Next?

Today’s America is not the magnanimous country we grew up in.

A Man Who ‘Stuck With Virtue’

Remembering Peter Augustine Lawler, 1951—2017

Rod Dreher Against the Philosophers?

Instead of condemning academic philosophy, perhaps he should be writing it a Thank You note.

When Headlines Turn Into Mandatory Minimums

We’ve seen this before, and the results are not good.

Fixing America’s Public Schools: A 19-Point Checklist

Some suggestions to shatter the unions’ preferred narrative.