Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Ideas”

Beating The Cultural Revolution

What we’re living through isn’t ‘socialism’ per se — but it echoes one of the worst periods of socialist tyranny

Posted March 8th, 2019

Jordan Peterson & Tyler Cowen

On cognitive ability, the Book of Exodus, and the wickedness of human resources departments

Posted March 4th, 2019

Beating Back The Millennial Darkness

His job is meaningless. He has no wife or kids. He doesn’t believe in God. What should he do?

Posted February 26th, 2019

Failing On The Right

She left conservatism for right-wing ideology — and caused untold damage in her life

Posted December 4th, 2018

Advice For A Weary Ghost

The terrible counsel a Millennial burnout gets from Ask Polly — and some good alternatives

Posted November 28th, 2018

Alasdair MacIntyre At Notre Dame’s CEC Conference

My live blogging of Alasdair MacIntyre’s speech, and Q&A, at Notre Dame’s …

Posted November 2nd, 2018

Ignat Solzhenitsyn At Notre Dame

An interview with the son of Aleksandr

Posted November 1st, 2018

The Economist 1, New Yorker 0

British mag shows how to handle censorious complaints about Steve Bannon

Posted September 4th, 2018

Jordan Peterson: Canary In Progressivism’s Coal Mine

Why does the left hate him so much? Because he shows how bankrupt identity politics is

Posted August 10th, 2018

Transgenderism As Transhumanism

At stake? ‘The most fundamental aspects of what it means to be human’

Posted July 12th, 2018

Exhausted By Political Takes

Must everything in intellectual life be political? Who wants to live that way?

Posted May 21st, 2018

The End Of Compatibilism?

The intersection of orthodox religion and the liberal order approaches nullity

Posted April 10th, 2018

Del Noce & The Left’s Dead End

The problems of abandoning the religious dimension in political thought

Posted April 6th, 2018

The Post-Truth Civilization

R.G. Collingwood on how barbarians insidiously tear down the city walls

Posted March 23rd, 2018

He Was A Leftist. It Destroyed His Life

As youthful Marxist and a college professor, he believed in the narrative — until the mob turned on him

Posted March 22nd, 2018

That Thing About Your Job

What is it about your profession that you wish more people knew, but most don’t?

Posted March 20th, 2018

‘Everybody Knows That Something Is Coming’

Why Patrick Deneen is right and Steven Pinker is wrong

Posted March 10th, 2018