Monthly Archives: July 2019

Hidden History of the Puritans

Fenster writes: Rogers Smith, in his paper “Beyond Tocqueville”, argues that America has a hidden history of illiberalism that has been papered over by the generally victorious pro-Enlightenment side. Analysts of American politics since Tocqueville have seen the nation as … Continue reading

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Weekend Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Excellent tips about how to have a good death. There can be no such thing as too much Political Correctness. More. And even more. It’s really been quite a week. What’s your Intersectionality Score? Since I got … Continue reading

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Weekend Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Time to break up the social-media companies? College students have lost interest in books. The Dalai Lama isn’t getting with the multicultural program. Trans correctness seems to be rapidly taking over the academy. Steve Sailer compares San … Continue reading

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Right, Left, Center

Fenster writes: The political terms “right”, “left”, and “center” mean different things depending on the context.  In a world where liberal–indeed neoliberal–values dominate these political categories have meant one thing, generally familiar to us.  In what has been termed a … Continue reading

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What Happens When Women Run Colleges?

Fenster writes: “What happens when women run colleges?”  Could be just a provocative question.  Could be the opening line leading to a challenging set of discussions.  Could be a joke awaiting a punch line. It is in fact the title … Continue reading

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