First Principles

Sorcery or Nihilism, Part II

No popular regime, it would seem, can sustain civic piety based on reason alone because too few will grasp the truth of it and even those few who grasp it will infuse it with error.

While We Were Sleeping

We must expose the bad guys for who they are and keep doing it. It’s called vigilance. And that is something the internet can do. That’s why you are able to read this. 

Thoughts on the Death of My Dog

As much as we love our dogs—a genuine and deep love—we know we can get another dog, but we can never get another human being after losing a child or any other human being.

Woke Liberalism?

Is James Lindsay’s woke understanding of liberalism one that James Madison and other founders of America’s constitutional order had in mind when they established the American republic?