From the Trojan Wall to Hadrian’s Wall to the Great Wall of China to the Servian Wall, walls are pretty good at keeping people out as well as in.
While my mind says Charles Murray is right that the United States has hit its zenith and is on the decline like Rome, my heart won’t take that answer.
A cursory scroll through one’s newsfeed is sufficient proof that events from two millennia ago, just as those from two centuries ago, still have much insight to offer us.
Professor Paul Cantor places Shakespeare’s works as central to his analyses of pop culture, philosophy, and ancient history.
The ‘unity summit’ in Rome was aimed at more than merely commemorating the EU’s 60th anniversary. Member states used the occasion to try to reenergize its mission.
It will take more than walls and jobs to ‘make America great again.’ We need to return to the philosophies that undergirded the American founding.
The grand strategy the Lacedaemonians gradually articulated in defense of the way of life they so cherished was all-encompassing, as successful grand strategies often are.
Francis’ unorthodoxy shouldn’t have been surprising. He’s a dyed-in-the-wool Jesuit who came of age in the post-Vatican II world.
Immigrants aren’t the ones voting themselves a welfare state that will destroy us. We are.
America’s republic has not disintegrated into an empire, but into a monarchy.
Are there severe problems with the American republic? Yes. Is it lost or irrevocable? No.
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