Some conservatives are dismissing the eighteenth-century Enlightenment and trying to surrender its brilliant legacy to the enemies of Enlightenment on the Left.
Jonah Goldberg’s ‘Suicide of the West’ fails to acknowledge that the threat to liberal democratic capitalism is far deeper than tribalism or nationalism gone awry.
Steven Pinker oversimplifies the Enlightenment by claiming it pits reason against faith. In fact, the Enlightenment sprung from Christian ideas of nature.
Trump Derangement Syndrome is inspiring all sorts of craziness… like the suggestion that we’d be better off if we were Canada.
To be really free, we must think things through for ourselves and draw our own conclusions. Bias interferes with this process, and neutral writing can help.
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