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Our Public Square Lacks An Understanding Both Religion and Political Thought.

Reason and Revelation. Athens and Jerusalem. Natural Right and Natural Law. Justice, Prudence, and the Common Good.

Journalists, writers, public intellectuals, and academics today are often either ignorant or hostile to the most important questions we discuss here.

discourse

Which Way, Jester Man?

In a collapsing age, humor and spirit alone won’t do us justice.

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10 minutes

Bill Barr Gives a Speech

Appraising Attorney General Barr and his critics.

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13 minutes

Go Westphalian, Young Man

Resurgent national sovereignty movements are back and validated by expanding electoral mandates.

discourse

How Customizable Should a Human Be?

Technology is raising fundamental questions that we’re not ready to answer.

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12 minutes

Liberalism: Mend It, Don’t End It

We don’t need a revolution to find political redemption.

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10 minutes

As the Electoral College Goes, So Goes the Constitution

Plebiscitary democracy will almost certainly bring much sharper ideological, geographical, racial, and religious divisions.