Karen Swallow Prior’s ‘On Reading Well’ offers some excellent advice for drawing moral lessons from literature, but sometimes great art proves so ambiguous that drawing pat conclusions is difficult.
The less prone we are to self-examination, the more self-aggrandizing we become in our denunciations. It’s making our society harsher.
It is one thing for a guitar player to not understand the physics of a tube amplifier; it is another for a free citizen to not know the basics of the government he or she is part of.
Here’s a little secret we have to say out loud: Women love the sexual interplay they experience with men, and they relish men desiring their beauty.
While people in developed nations have more ‘free time’ and ‘vacation,’ they do not necessarily exercise leisure in its fullest sense.
In a culture that worships safety, mass suffering reminds us that we are more than mere flesh, and virtue lies beyond self-preservation.
Not widely read until after her untimely passing at age 41, Jane Austen’s works became popular around 15 years later, were all republished in 1832, and have not gone out of print since.
The new ‘Wonder Woman’ film transcends our political moment and offers something—or rather, someone—both inspiring and thoughtful.
The growing hysteria surrounding economic disparities does reveal a real problem, which is the reduced aim of our society from virtue to material abundance.
Try this thought experiment. Decipher what the correct view of morality ought to be and determine whether your moral intuitions are valid.
In his new book ‘The Political Theory of the American Founding,’ Thomas G. West argues the founding fathers emphasized natural rights and the need to actively create the moral conditions where freedom could flourish.
The left can’t offer a consistent vision of masculinity’s proper role in society. So how do we teach our sons to be good men in today’s world?
NBC now enters the fray of award-winning and cult classic shows about resurrected petite blonds with ‘The Good Place.’
Why sacrifice comfort, success, and pleasure to raise children? Society says we should follow our feelings; C.S. Lewis says we should pursue virtue.
A majority of Americans oppose progressives’ agenda on race and identity. Why aren’t they speaking out?
Today’s political debates veer between extremes of freedom and equality, ignoring that both ought to be subject to something better: our society’s pursuit of doing what’s right, together.
Donald Trump’s insistence that his campaign is a crusade against political correctness appears to be hurting the brand of the anti-PC movement.
The strength of America is rooted in her written Constitution, as well as the unwritten one carried within the hearts of her people.
American universities have left their most important job to their athletics departments.
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