Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Culture”

For Whom The (Fake) Bell Tolls

Sounding a sad note of decline in rural America

Posted August 21st, 2019

Yale & The Crisis Of American Elites

What is Yale for? What is the raison d’etre of our leadership class?

Posted August 19th, 2019

The Metaphysics Of Woke Capitalism

How the identity-politics left and the market-worshipping right conspire to create a ‘spiritual technology’

Posted August 17th, 2019

The Controlling Power Of Big Data

‘Small data points monitored continuously can be very predictive of behaviors’

Posted August 14th, 2019

Mass Shootings: A Materialist Horror

What unites these killers? They’re looking for meaning once provided by religion

Posted August 13th, 2019

It’s Not Paranoia If It’s True

The world is not ordered as we think it is. It’s not even disordered as we think it is

Posted August 13th, 2019

Christian Cultural Cognitive Dissonance

Maybe the Benedict Option is a bad idea. So what else you got?

Posted August 12th, 2019

Male Loneliness In Suburbia

A letter from a man in despair

Posted August 10th, 2019

Our Big Silicon Valley Brothers

The Stasi couldn’t have obtained what Big Business can get in the age of surveillance capitalism,

Posted August 9th, 2019

Right Vs. Left on Churches, Business, Banks

New data from Pew Research Center shows widening partisan divides

Posted August 7th, 2019

In The Trailer

An insight into the kind of petri dish that grows violent extremists

Posted August 7th, 2019

Doomers, Demons, And Dostoevsky

What the great Russian novelist has to tell us about mass killers and nihilists of our own time

Posted August 7th, 2019

Why Do We Have Mass Killers?

Be wary of imposing narratives for the sake of bringing order to scary chaos

Posted August 5th, 2019

Our Loveless World

When men forget God, society disintegrates

Posted July 22nd, 2019

Love Literature? Stay Away From Grad School

Screenwriter Tony Tost, an English PhD, warns young people

Posted July 19th, 2019

On Hating America

Yeah, we’re basically Babylon — but America is the only country in the world that could have produced Louis Armstrong

Posted July 19th, 2019

We Almost Lost Notre-Dame

The Paris cathedral came closer to collapse than we knew

Posted July 17th, 2019