Past creations should be curated, preserved, admired, and reflected upon. They shouldn’t be assaulted and morphed into ideological props.
The object of our current crisis has not been to get people back to life, joy, and pleasure but to institute a “new normal,” which involves denial of humanity and an excuse for our own lack of joy.
History is not a mere cataloging of chronological events but a recognition that each epoch, each period, each action reveals something important about our collective humanity.
Do we choose wisdom or folly? We should choose wisely but, in the choosing, also make sure to bring along a sense of humor.
Through his work, Welles revelled in the game of concealment and illumination but, in the end, reveals it to be more than just a silly game.
By living in fear, we are psychologically, culturally, and even spiritually distancing ourselves from a uniquely American space.
In Fritz Lang’s “The Woman in the Window,” Edward G. Robinson shines as an academic, yearning for passion over his life of silent desperation. But, as his character reveals, there is always a cost for such untamed desire.
“The Stranger” speaks to our own human choices. It speaks of what we wish to see and what we desire to remain hidden.
The philosopher, who died Sunday at 75, was often criticized by the leftist intellectual establishment for nothing more than making much-needed observations they termed value judgments, which involved a defense of Western Civilization and the order of things.
The film really isn’t about the two popes, but about one—Francis. Benedict is only used as a vehicle and a way to portray Francis as the savior of the Catholic Church.
Despite the criticism, “The Irishman” director has made a cinematically powerful film.
Gratitude is a state of mind, and it encompasses an entirety of one’s being and existence. Our choice to be grateful is also a choice to recognize the hope and the possibility of being, especially during a seemingly endless darkness.
As American schools follow a leftist trajectory, they are becoming worse than the dreary indoctrination centers of the old Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
It is difficult, if not impossible, to articulate the gravity of war to those who have not experienced it.
What William F. Buckley, Jr. can teach us today.
The late literary critic and defender of the Western “canon” fought against the ideologies infecting the humanities.
More than anything, Camille Paglia’s style and élan vital invites readers to think further about culture and ideas and, in a society dominated by ideology, this is something we need now more than ever.
Remember that you will die, says Roy Batty, so that you may find an illuminating glimpse of happiness, renewal, and life itself.
A response to Lance Morrow.
Although many people don’t see it or refuse to acknowledge it, we are living in a mangled version of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and […]