The West is changing. Martin van Creveld points to one of its darker trends, as the West reverses its long journey to greater personal freedom.
Summary: Universities have become centers of disorders, indoctrinating our youth in weird ideologies and undemocratic values. Here a professor of anthropology examines his own institution and exposes disturbing trends. This Does Not Represent the Views of the University By Maximilian C. Forte, From Zero Anthropology, 20 January 2018. Reposted with his generous permission. Questions about the … Continue reading An anthropologist looks at our universities & sees weirdness
Summary: It's another sign of America's decay. As adults, they are unlikely to change their values. Soon two generations of Americans won't value free speech . These young people are part of America, and eventually will be America. Let's fix this problem before it is too late. The Republic seems strong, rock-like, even eternal. But we … Continue reading A new generation of Americans doesn’t value free speech
Summary: With free speech under attack on many fronts by the Left, the ACLU stands almost alone on the Left defending one of the core precepts of a liberal social order. Here is a powerful essay by the ACLU's National Legal Director. Stand by for a special post later today about Hurricane Irma. "Why We Must … Continue reading The Left attacks free speech. See the ACLU defend it.
Summary: Yesterday was a big day for political terrorism in America, with wins for the terrorists in Berkeley and Portland. Plus applause from many on the Left. Success is copied. Expect more threats of political violence and violence -- until we no longer tolerate such behavior. "This is the moment our generation decides whether we … Continue reading Terrorism won yesterday in Berkeley and Portland. See these important stories.