Feature 11.21.2018

The Problem of Gratitude (Royal, Azerrad, Melonic, and Peterson)


Robert Royal on the necessary grounding of gratitude, David Azerrad and Emina Melonic on the obstacles to American gratitude, and Matthew Peterson on the natural gratitude we owe to God, family, and country.

I Think Therefore I Thank

Robert Royal on how we should be thankful for the sheer wonder of being.

Canadian Reflections on American Thanksgiving

David Azerrad on how the democratic obstacles to gratitude might be overcome.

Choosing Gratitude

Emina Melonic on how despite Anti-Americanism run amuck, “Gratitude is always in one’s own power.”

God, Family, Country

Matthew Peterson on gratitude as what we owe to God, Family, and Country.

Also in this feature

Thanks, For What? (Antle, Codevilla, Alt, Stuart, and Wolfe)

Jim Antle on how Thanksgiving remains, Angelo Codevilla on the Judeo-Christianity still discernible in the American soul, Kevin Stuart on the American Civil Religion, Robert Alt on the oppression we have thus far avoided, and Christopher Wolfe listing some basic freedoms we ought not take for granted.


The Otherwise Minded

We are fortunate to live in a country where we enjoy the freedoms that many "otherwise minded" died elsewhere to achieve.

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