Nathanael Blake is a Senior Contributor at The Federalist. He has a PhD in political theory. He lives in Missouri.
The mystical doctrines of transgenderism exemplify modern self-worship, in which the human replaces the divine dictates of revealed religion as the source of meaning.
When Republicans praise Trump for being a fighter, it is because he is willing to aggressively challenge the left’s dishonest tactics in a way the Jeff Flakes of the GOP do not.
The Oxford comma is often superfluous and a crutch for bad writing, yet it has many partisans who want to force it on everyone.
There are many ways in which post-Trump conservatism could go wrong. But there is no way in which the anti-Trump remains of the old GOP can go right.
Giving children the vote will not protect children’s interests or benefit the nation. These ends can only be accomplished if adults limit their individual autonomy in service to the common good.
Conservatives know how to resist the bad ideas of the left. We are less sure how to restrain or mitigate the harm that markets and new technologies can do to social cohesion and communities.
In the wake of losing a job over a social media tantrum, writer Kevin Williamson’s new book, ‘The Smallest Minority,’ sets its sights on outrage culture and the results are witty, caustic, and illuminating.
While Sen. Josh Hawley is taking on Big Tech, his proposals provide a framework for technological responsibility, not a battle plan to destroy technology.
In the new book, ‘The Myth of the Dying Church,’ Glenn Stanton argues that the demise of American Christianity has been greatly exaggerated.
This effort to control language is a deliberate erasure of the identities of those who are happy to identify with our biological sex.
Although the basics of the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation fight will be familiar to many readers, this skillful retelling provides many more details.
The complex reality behind American independence is being pushed aside even in our study of the Declaration itself.
The battle of Bogren was about more than a judicial nominee for a district court in Michigan. It was a fight over whether Republicans will accept the mainstreaming of anti-religious bigotry.
After years of working on Wall Street, Chris Arnade’s remarkable new book caused him to venture beyond his affluent circumstances and reassess everything he thought about poverty and religion.
Full human flourishing is communal, not individual. Political liberalism must recognize this inherent truth in order to succeed.
A political alliance will not hold if one faction insists on its priorities while working against its partners. When was the last time the economic side of the GOP backed up the rest of us?
Plato taught us, in imprecise terms, that the socialism we need is not that of a command economy, but that of family, church, and community.
It’s telling that, in order to claim that science is on their side, trans activists need to bully actual scientists into silence about what the data and human experience actually suggests.
A New York Times op-ed suggests allowing any religious liberty claims opens the door to spurious claims of religious liberty. This is utterly foolish.
As a political theory for rational, autonomous adults, liberalism has no place for the dependent and disabled, against whom Western liberal nations are engaged in a quiet genocide.
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