Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Decline and Fall”

Freddy: A Totem Of Totalitarian Tenderness

Sentimental documentary about transgender man who gestated a baby is a warning about our posthuman future

Posted April 21st, 2019

The Past Is Another Country

Notre Dame de Paris arose from the love and faith of a different people. We’ve lost their grace

Posted April 19th, 2019

Trump & Civilizational Plate Tectonics

Some thoughts on the Mueller Report, with something to offend everybody

Posted April 19th, 2019

‘Great Awokening’: A New Religious War

Bourgeois barbarians are sacking institutions of higher learning with fundamentalist fervor

Posted April 18th, 2019

A Smokeless Cathedral Burn

The latest in institutional elites destroying cultural memory and civilizational heritage

Posted April 16th, 2019

Benedict Option: What Else Is There?

When dialogue with the world is pointless, stop talking and start walking to Subiaco

Posted April 14th, 2019

Killing Catholicism: The Drama Of Self-Murder

A Fordham University teach-in for faculty on destroying the gender binary and the social order it upholds

Posted April 11th, 2019

My Cassandra Problem — And Ours

Prophecies of doom and fatal limits of the imagination

Posted April 11th, 2019

Jung, Benedict, & Basketball Jesus

The only antidote to the civilizational catastrophe of de-Christianization

Posted April 9th, 2019

A Stable New Dystopia

What if the New Fragility proves more durable than we think?

Posted April 9th, 2019

Harvard’s Glass Menagerie

The fragility of the moralistic people manufactured by our ruling class’s factories

Posted April 8th, 2019

The Joy Of Schadenfreude

Caitlin Flanagan roasts the entitled scammers of the college entrance scandal

Posted April 5th, 2019

Colleges As Frankenstein Factories

High school teacher: Universities aren’t for learning anymore, but for building Selves

Posted April 4th, 2019

Is Campus Ruin The Left’s Fault?

Not really, says conservative prof, who denounces ideological tyranny as a faux-left, pro-capitalist hybrid of middle-class manners and identity politics

Posted April 4th, 2019

Academia: No Place For Young Scholars?

A university professor nearing the end of his career sees nothing but decline

Posted April 2nd, 2019

The Little Steps In Between

‘The world you live in—your nation, your people—is not the world you were born in at all’

Posted April 1st, 2019

Modern Family

Nebraska woman bears her own grandchild for gay son and his husband

Posted March 29th, 2019