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Where Is Our Freedom to Exercise Sympathy?

The same things that happened to the family farms, and to farmers like my father, are now happening to the colleges, and to faculty like me.

Should We Read the Words of the Unsavory Dead?

Alan Jacobs is right that if we would receive a blessing from the dead, we will have to wrestle with them.

Educating Humans to Subvert Technocracy

Alan Jacobs’s new book, The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in an Age of Crisis, traces a fascinating intellectual debate that arose...

Learning How to Think with Alan Jacobs

Last fall Alan Jacobs published a slim book with a bold title: How to Think: A Survival Guide for a World at Odds. Jacobs...

Digital Commons, Stinkbugs, Nationalism, and More

Wendell Berry writes in defense of the University Press of Kentucky: "If it should happen, this destruction would amount to an act of censorship,...