What is the purpose of education?
Why is it taking so long for Americans to become “real” grown-ups?
I know what Jesus would do: hate the car, love the car driver.
So how did we get to a situation where the “freedom of markets” has come to mean “servility” and corporate control?
The so-called “wise men” of Michael Gerson and David Brooks’s imagination don’t exist. And the same could be said of the super experts that supposedly run things in our financial regulatory bureaucracy, food safety ...
This story (and the broader phenomena it represents which would include everything from the explosion of reality TV to Facebook) illustrates what appears to be fertile new ground for Girardian inquiry into the new forms of mimetic desire an...
Their language is hopeful and would be recognizable to any tobacco farmer of the last hundred years. But now they are talking about food.
Michael Gerson's column this morning seems a likely candidate to spur some friendly discussion on the Porch.
Another Tea Party candidate appears set to make political waves by unseating an establishment figure by running a rag-tag minuteman-type campaign.
I people really want to see the current state of the union, they need to take a look at my favorite part of Liberty State Park, which is the fact that it recently has been bisected – rent in two – by the Liberty National Golf Course.