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“Mechanical Nihilism” – by James Kalb

Life Under Compulsion: Ten Ways to Destroy the Humanity of Your Child by Anthony Esolen (Wilmington, DE: ISI Books) 224 pp.   THIS IS A BOOK ABOUT life in a society from which higher goods have been expelled, leaving no … Continue reading

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“The Christmas War 1914” – by Philip Jenkins

THIS PAST YEAR, we have heard a great deal about the centennial of the outbreak of World War I. Throughout that commemoration, though, we have rarely paid due attention to the religious language of Holy War and crusade deployed by … Continue reading

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“Watching Is Out—So Watch Out!” – by James O. Tate

I HAVE BEEN RECEIVING so many requests lately for lifestyle advice, tips on public relations and media etiquette (not to mention recommendations about health and beauty maintenance), that I just haven’t been able to keep up with them all. And … Continue reading

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“The Wasted Century” – by Thomas Fleming

The Great War and its inevitable successor have been called Europe’s civil war, and there is some truth in this characterization.  Divided by language, religion, and culture, the nations of Europe were nonetheless united in a common civilization that developed … Continue reading

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“High on Federalism” – by William J. Watkins, Jr.

As the new year rolled in, lines formed at Colorado pot shops. Some customers seeking to secure their first legal purchase of Mary Jane had to wait several hours. Once they made it into the shops they were struck by … Continue reading

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“Returning to Reality” – by Scott P. Richert

And Jesus answering said unto them, Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and … Continue reading

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“Finding Beauty” – by Jeff Minick

Beauty is the battlefield where God and the devil war for the soul of man. — Fyodor Dostoyevsky In the last five years, a heightened awareness of beauty and the mystery of beauty has played with my senses more than … Continue reading

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