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Posts in category “Culture”

A Yankee Franco & The Long Defeat

Lessons for America from Spain’s experience — and Gondor’s

Posted January 19th, 2019

German Kindergarten Drop-Out

Why is homeschooling forbidden in Germany? First you have to understand early childhood education there

Posted January 12th, 2019

An Expatriate Of The Heart

He did everything by the book, and his marriage and career still fell apart. Now he’s planning to leave the US. Is he wrong?

Posted January 9th, 2019

Manhood As Mental Disorder

The American Psychological Association recommends gelding males for their own good

Posted January 7th, 2019

Och Aye, Moralistic Therapeutic Nationalism

If Scotland will not have God, it should pay its respects to Groundskeeper Willie

Posted January 6th, 2019

Religion, Violence, And ‘Apocalpyto’

Revising Mel Gibson’s bloody 2006 drama about human sacrifice and the end of a Mesoamerican civilization

Posted January 3rd, 2019

Learning From The Spanish Civil War

Is the fate of the Spanish Republic our own? A great 1983 documentary raises the question

Posted January 1st, 2019

Farewell, Judith Rich Harris

Author of important book The Nurture Assumption dies

Posted December 30th, 2018

Fear Of Being Soft On Bigotry™

Why is it so hard for left-wing journalists to write about the Right?

Posted December 28th, 2018

Christmas Forgetting, Christmas Remembering

Two personal stories of memory and recovery

Posted December 27th, 2018

Pastors & The Ordinary Joys Of Family Life

The calm at the eye of the storm-tossed family

Posted December 18th, 2018

Douglas Murray On Europe’s Apocalypse

Caught in the vise between mass immigration and spiritual death

Posted December 17th, 2018

The Roots Of Radicals’ Misery

Idealistic dissatisfaction with themselves and the world — and no way to overcome it

Posted December 11th, 2018

Social Media Parenting

Second thoughts about making public examples of your children, for ‘good’ or ill

Posted December 7th, 2018

Music And Cultural Memory

What do we lose when we lose the ability to understand and love classical and sacred music?

Posted December 6th, 2018

Nabokov Wonders

The lovely and lovable world abides

Posted December 6th, 2018

‘Scholars & Saints’ Christmas Ornaments

Welcome Augustine, Dante, Chesterton and Lewis to your tree

Posted December 6th, 2018