Tocqueville warned that the American ideal could lead to increased rootlessness and isolation.
Financial and social costs that began 50 years ago are devouring this iconic university system.
Almost three decades after “the end of history” thesis emerged, the problems of modernity remain.
New book argues man’s ‘progression’ into agriculture and civilization was really a mistake.
Too many jurors, acting like sheep.
Dorothy Thompson’s 1941 paranoid ‘parlor game’ just as (un) useful today.
His “universal nation” idea has gotten us into trouble before.
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So why are the crackdowns so popular?
Warhawks wheel out an old, meaningless canard.
Lincoln’s second inaugural address was carefully worded for times like these.
Praying and philosophizing won’t get conservatives what they want.
Grave-spitting is easy, forgiveness is hard.
Eugenics? Immortality? This is a non-starter.
After decades of Democratic fealty, JFK’s “tribal benediction” went Trump.
What if Christian organizations just went on strike?
Scientific elites provoke America’s egalitarian anxieties.
Meditations on civilization by Trump, Macron, Douthat and me