While the pronoun wars may be new to America, the writings of C.S. Lewis show that the fight over language as a way of controlling the mind is nothing new.
You can tell a lot about a person’s politics and outlook on life—and mental stability—by looking at the poems he writes.
The BBC flatly rejected a previous attempt to erect a statue in 2011, on the grounds that Orwell was too left-wing. Irony is now officially dead.
Without a known political or ideological motive, you simply can’t go around slapping the label on mass-murderers for the sake of political convenience.
Free verse is a symptom of a disease that afflicts the whole body of modern art — it’s the slow-creeping tingling in the fingers and toes that indicates the tumor growing in the brain.
A recent study from researchers at the University of Kansas shows that the brain begins building the foundation of language as much as a month before birth.
The demand that I refer to my sibling using a female pronoun is nothing less than thought policing. It is a demand that I assert what I do not believe.
We could use more good men skilled in speaking. We could also use more honest persuasion. That is why we could all stand to ramp up our rhetoric.
Grab a piece of paper and make a hash mark every time you hear a progressive make a beeline for one of the Four Big Slurs rather than acknowledge a legitimate counter-position.
There is no place for commanding specific language—thoughts, even—in a free and open society.
If ‘inflammatory rhetoric’ poisons the well of civility, then certainly liberals bear some responsibility for Wednesday’s hideous assault against Republicans.
While ‘total inclusion in the community’ may sound good as a fundamental moral principle, running it through the logic machine yields some problematic results.
Gender studies is not an academic inquiry so much as the working out of dogmas that, within gender studies themselves, cannot be questioned.
The human in utero is fully human, and when we casually dismiss this tiny, precious human, we dismiss and disrespect so much more of the human experience.
‘The Walking Dead’ envisions societal breakdown after a global cataclysmic event. For the most part, its scenarios ring true. But not this time.
From time to time books are written equating the downfall of a nation with certain observable events. Such is Anthony Esolen’s ‘Out of the Ashes.’
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