Notes on a Mad Hunter’s Morality

The act of hunting makes hunters guilty—and so it makes them moral.

Meat in Due Season

A freezer and pantry full of meat, a season without having to buy any beef: for this a deer died.

An Appeal to Millennials: Don’t Waste your Vote on the Lesser of Two Evils

Supporting a third party is one way of advocating for long-term, structural change.

The Cauldron of Degrowth

In a nutshell, Degrowthers make a bold case that a future worth living is not about doing more with less, it’s about doing “less with less,” and it’s not at all hard to sense an idea whose time has come.

The Art of Living an Examined Life

If human beings flourish from their inner core rather than in the realm of impact and results, then the inner work of learning is fundamental to human happiness, as far from pointless wheel spinning as are the forms of tenderness we owe our children or grandchildren.

The Sinister Agenda Behind “The Economy”: A review of We Built Reality: How Social...

Continuing to base economic and government models around a reductive view of homo economicus will trap us within the inhumane “reality we have made.”

Augustine the Agrarian

The world is God’s farm, his flourishing garden. We find ourselves as his workers in his fields, called to cultivate the land and the souls, minds, and bodies of ourselves and our neighbors—in this way all can be “fruitful and multiply.”

Embattled: The Story of the O’Hanlon Fresco

Mill Valley, CA. As our country struggles to come to terms with its racist past—and present—a controversy surrounding a 1934 mural at...

Cultivating the Skills that Freedom Requires in Matthew Crawford’s Why We Drive: Toward a...

Human driving requires unending mutual predictions and constant accommodations for each other. It is in such experiences that we end up with something meaningful for life in the physical world and life in community.

Braver Angels and Civil Conversation across Partisan Divides

If you resonate with the conversation below and the aims of Braver Angels, consider signing their new letter: What We Will Do...

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From the Archives

Tanya Berry’s Faithful Art

Women like Tanya bring artistry and honor to everything they touch: the homes they inhabit, the land they steward, the children they raise. These photographs are testimony to the clear, sharp eye of a woman who is herself an artist—and who brings that artistic gaze to every endeavor she undertakes.

Presidential Politics: Pseudo Choices and a Third Party Worth Considering

The 2020 presidential election cycle has been in full swing for months now, and we are still almost a year away from...

Giving Thanks for Russell Kirk’s Long Shadow

And what there is to conquer By strength and submission, has already been discovered Once or twice, or several times, by men whom one cannot hope To...