Consider these two conversations: the first was one I had around a year ago at a Verizon Wireless […]
I used to be really good at demanding an appropriate level of separation between my work and personal […]
I drive a 1963 Ford Falcon Futura. It isn’t a hot rod, or some tricked out sleeper. It’s […]
An 18-year-old woman was flying down the highway in the central valley of California when she lost control […]
Jack Donovan in his book Becoming a Barbarian has a chapter titled “The Empire of Nothing.” In it he offers a compelling critique of our current political and cultural milieu. In fact, he argues that it isn’t so much a culture that is being forwarded but an anticulture where there is no “Emperor, no center and no people.” Instead, the Empire of Nothing is a collection of businesses and institutions that have aligned against identity in some vague hope of “progress.”
God isn’t compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make a choice. Our civilization […]
Heinrich Faust had sought to learn everything that can be known under heaven. He studied the great sciences, […]
We have all seen them. Perhaps you are one of them, one of those peculiar individuals we see driving down the road in their own car all by themselves wearing a facemask to combat the Coronavirus. Of course, we know the benefits of wearing a face mask in public. In some places it is not only suggested but required, not only for employees of essential businesses but those who choose to use those businesses as well. But alone in the car seems to be a bizarre and unreflective take on things.
They said it was for our best interest. They said that it was how we demonstrated love for our neighbor, especially those weaker than us. Not to mention, it was the law of the land, it was what was expected, it ought to be obeyed for the general welfare of all. So with a particular American piety and sense of righteousness, the 18th Amendment banned the manufacture, transportation and sale of intoxicating liquors. It brought to this great country the long-forgotten era known as prohibition.
There are very few better than Michael Crichton when it comes to warning about the numerous ways that […]