There is an intra-academic war to control the academy, and the reason is simple: control of institutions like media and academia is essential for a social revolution.
In an ideal world, this should be the death knell for academic feminism, race and gender studies, and other such activist departments. Their funding should dry out.
A group of scholars got the most outlandish hoax papers published in top academic journals. But the implications go far beyond the academy.
An educated man of the postmodern age can only repeat what he’s been told must be true and assume you are in some manner a bad person if you question it.
Canadian critic Paul Gosselin’s ‘Flight from the Absolute’ is a skillful dissection of the many and various ways postmodernism and its institutional enforcers are undermining society.
The bestselling author of historical fiction got a bad rap in literary circles, but his rejection of postmodernism has given rise to jaded and unfair judgments of his epic storytelling.
In our time, the battle against nihilism looms larger than any squabble between rationalists like Sam Harris and the moderately religious.
Jamelle Bouie gives us a critique of the Enlightenment from the Left, and it’s exactly what you were expecting: another excuse to call everyone racist.
J.R.R. Tolkien’s tales of Middle-earth remain as beloved as ever. Yet, as our superficial culture rushes to absorb and adapt his work, it continually fails to understand the themes that make his work meaningful.
Because of his understanding of rationalism and psychological emphasis, Jordan Peterson prepares the soul more for Gnostic spirituality than Christian orthodoxy.
It’s hard to know whether you’re winning or losing the latest round of the culture war if you have no idea what winning would look like.
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.
We log hundreds of hours of couch time with heavy-handed romanticizing of sin and darkness. It’s bad for TV and for our souls.
Today, 86 years after his death, we’re reminded that joviality and wisdom can do more to woo a culture than any austere dogma ever could.
Bob Dylan is the Boomer Beyoncé— moments of true genius imbued by a generation with cultural significance that demands fealty and is aghast at the slightest criticism.
Abortionist Willie Parker argues that abortion is not only a moral absolute, it is an absolute that must be promulgated en masse.
In Ben Sasse’s new book, ‘The Vanishing American Adult,’ the Nebraska senator offers up thoughtful and practical advice on how to cultivate self-reliance among our future citizens. But are we too self-absorbed to do anything about it?
The scope of the loss is a little hard to fathom because the reach of Peter Lawler’s influence was far greater than a casual observer of his work could have seen.
Rather than co-opting the nihilism of this age, ‘Rick and Morty’ cleverly disguises its rather potent criticism of our philosophy by cloaking itself in the veneer of absurdism.
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