Author Archives: Casey Chalk
The writer’s grandfather traded in martyr complexes and despair to become a proud American.
Most Americans today aren’t openly hostile to religion; they’re just apathetic.
In our everyone-gets-a-trophy society, people are quick to claim authority where they don’t have it.
Conservatives should be wary of those who so casually reject the wisdom of the ancients.
More than anyone else, he synthesized the ancient Greek into a unified Western philosophical system.
Reading Sohrab Ahmari’s fascinating journey out of Islam, through leftism, and into Catholicism.
Like us, they’ve let go of family and religion, and the results, as our writer saw, have been tragic.
Cleverness and persuasion, not rashness and aggression, is the way forward.
The Runaway General is back, defending transgenderism and trashing Robert E. Lee in order to avoid his own war history.
The brutal warlord understood how to govern shrewdly and even humanely.
With its roots in Pagan gatherings, it’s still a holiday that brings us together.
In a heated D.C. election, a black female Democrat calls racism on her liberal Jewish female opponent.
To preserve our political union, we need our own unique rituals, meals, and celebrations.
Increasingly we don’t know, care, or trust the people who live near us.
Kids’ athletics have become too competitive, professionalized, and expensive for just anyone to join.
Turning to the brilliant late Roman theologian during our own times of decline.
They’re fixtures of communities who serve the common good. It’s worth having more of them than we need.
Philosophy undergirds, however unconsciously, everything that we do. So why have we tried to strip it of objective truth?
Taking a ‘live and let live’ approach to the nation’s waistline is literally killing us.
Life is a gift and an opportunity for self-gift, not a reckless pursuit of gratification.← Older posts
from The American Conservative