To save the republic, its citizens are going to have to do the work. We will not win back our freedom by passively awaiting the arrival of a white knight.
That we begin now, this springtime, to embrace the divine in our lives more fully, more resolutely, and more gratefully than ever, is an Easter and Passover prayer for all of us.
Keep the faith with all throughout the ages who have taken heart from a dissenter who, for refusing to submit to a ruling elite’s cancel culture, was condemned and crucified.
There should be a Nobel Prize in Medicine to whoever can devise an elixir for growing thicker skin that can be administered before school age.
Even when all evidence clearly shows the big payday isn’t ever going to come, people still often send more and more money to the scammers. Our politics is much the same.
One of the most trenchant critics and historians of American culture died more than 25 years ago. What do his writings tell us about the present crisis? Turns out, quite a lot.
American women can be both spirited and feminine.
As large open platforms become toxic, a move towards more exclusive, fellowship-oriented spaces would be a boon for users, society, and individual liberty.
If Americans choose to fight the coming authoritarian leviathan, they should examine the history of other political movements and the resulting lessons learned at the edge of liberty and tyranny.
The public is now concerned that its free speech, which the cultural curators have already marginalized in Big Tech, big business, and big institutions, is now under the scrutiny of our military.
Right now, we are 80 million couch potatoes and keyboard warriors with rifles in our bedroom closets. This is not a force to be reckoned with.
The bigger the government, the fewer the institutions in which people can feel important.
There are two problems with public officials legitimizing “soft science” as the basis for policy making: It often fails to arrive at the right answers and it can undermine public trust.
The left-wing postmodern idea of “truth” as a mere pick-and-choose official narrative is now normal.
When the Gods of the Copybook Headings return maternity flight suits will not be part of the drama.
The time is now for social conservatives to imagine what a reconceived America would look like and how it could be achieved.
We are seized by rampages of resentment against each other and against the great achievements of our civilization’s past. Those achievements reprimand us, making us feel petty and small.
Ultimately, it is apathy that will bury the United States of America.
We can’t afford to declare that ordinary ways of thinking and arguing are simply out of order.
Self-organizing systems are an incredible strategy to deal with complexity. Government is not.