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Posts in category “Decline and Fall”

Our Coming War Of Religion

The Mythological, the Technological, and the ‘strong gods’ of post-Christianity

Posted October 17th, 2019

Christianity Collapsing In America

New Pew research shows the faith’s erosion is picking up pace

Posted October 17th, 2019

Gender Theory Outlaws Reality

If transgenderism’s claims are to be taken seriously, then matter doesn’t matter

Posted October 9th, 2019

Degeneration & The Gilets Jaunes

A contemporary take on an old protest-song classic

Posted October 3rd, 2019

Call The Bearded Man ‘Madam’ — Or Else

British tribunal says dissident Christian doctor’s religion ‘incompatible with human dignity’

Posted October 2nd, 2019

Will Arbery’s Heroes

A stunning Off Broadway play about Catholic conservatives captures the restless spirits of the age of culture war

Posted October 2nd, 2019

Superman As Good As Gatsby

The degraded standards of US high school English teaching

Posted September 30th, 2019

Postcard From Austria & Switzerland

Kevin Becker’s miracle, and a visit to a Swiss family’s farm

Posted September 1st, 2019

A Europe That Hates Itself

A left-wing German arts festival expresses a civilizational death wish

Posted August 30th, 2019

Identity Politics & The Great Scattering

Mary Eberstadt’s theory of how we lose the self in liquid modernity

Posted August 29th, 2019

Lord Of The Flies Letter From Sweden

A reader writes from a civilization that won’t defend itself

Posted August 27th, 2019

‘Good Boys’ & The Culture Of Death

Hollywood hates childhood

Posted August 27th, 2019

France’s Master Of ‘Materialist Horror’

An interview with Michel Houellebecq scholar Louis Betty

Posted August 25th, 2019

America’s Future: Childless, Godless, Unpatriotic

New NBC/WSJ survey finds moral semi-collapse in under-40 generations

Posted August 25th, 2019

‘God Is A Tourist Attraction’ Says Baby-Boomer Bishop

Sang Bee Gees in sermon delivered from helter-skelter installed in future mosque

Posted August 21st, 2019

For Whom The (Fake) Bell Tolls

Sounding a sad note of decline in rural America

Posted August 21st, 2019

The Waste Of Now

A sour reflection on the capture of The New York Times by the radical left, and the scandal of the Right’s boobish champion

Posted August 21st, 2019