Author Archives: Gilbert T. Sewall
The Swiss psychologist foresaw and lamented the West’s break with tradition and the loneliness of modernity.
The college liberal arts are all but undone—and the fault is their own.
We’ve replaced its emphasis on tradition and hard work with a self-loathing left-wing moralism.
A new exhibit unintentionally reminds us of his pathological insincerity—most of it financially activated.
It’s trapped inside hard-left reasoning where scholastic excellence isn’t even a factor.
The Canadian psychologist has set off left-wing ideological Geiger counters around the world, and for good reason.
The #MeToo charges against Avital Ronell show just how far gone these academic disciplines are.
It was a year to test limits, revolt against technocracy—and all social hell broke loose.
Turns out that shaming countries like Hungary and Italy over their rejection of mass migration isn’t quite working.
The radical historian had an unequaled impact on our country’s post-patriotic narrative.
He was brilliant, but his vanity turned him into a reckless alarmist and a pro-Israeli partisan.
In the wake of another school shooting, Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s warning is more relevant than ever.
He saw a reflection of our modern age in the Hellenic struggle with individual choice centuries ago.
The captain of cheesy stunts, his trendy space debris is destined to orbit the sun for an estimated billion years.
The American painter bequeathed to us brilliant landscapes and trenchant warnings about how republicanism fails.
While he couldn’t predict selfies, multiculturalism, or Oprah, Daniel Bell sensed the rage against bourgeois order would eventually lead to crisis.
How one scholar predicted the West’s deterioration into sexual libertinism.
The battle over his legacy has less to do with history than with dominating the present.
Where does campus policing of private behavior and association end?
France’s Macron touches a third rail of Western politics.← Older posts
from The American Conservative