Daily Archive: October 21, 2010


Living with the Dilemma: Religion and Higher Education

Hello there, world: I’m the other new guy.  Allow me to introduce myself. I graduated in June from Northwestern University, where I studied English and Classics, and am more or less jealous that Rufus...


Charles Taylor Thursday #3: How Calvinism eats itself.

Charles Taylor is a Canadian philosopher and social theorist. His book A Secular Age is an examination of modern secularism and the cultural conditions that gave rise to it. Last week I wrote about...


Juan Williams should not have lost his job

So I think NPR was actually wrong to fire Juan Williams. I also think that most of the positive reaction over his dismissal is due to people’s general dislike of Williams and his politics...


Quote of the Day

“Some people say I’m extreme, but they said the John Birch Society was extreme, too.” – Kelly Khuri, founder of the Clark County Tea Party Patriots. Guess what, Kelly? They were right!


Reclaiming Freedom From the Right

Since I came out of the gate making such a big deal out of the left’s dearth of articulated first principles, I suppose I should probably suggest one or two. Freedom sounds like a...