Tag: American history
Lauck is unambiguous that he is engaged in a project of “civic retrieval,” to “remind us of our ideals and how many battles we have already won” and promote the story of the old Midwest as “a hopeful signal to us all in this moment of democratic peril and doubt.”
Let’s just say you’d better have great discipline and a very rich interior life if you expect to be happy amid great affluence. If this is true of individuals, that money doesn’t buy happiness, why can’t it be true of a whole society?
Gehrz traces the life of a fascinating individual, but in the process he raises important moral questions about which story of transcendence we seek to pursue.
If you are planning to run for president, here’s a word of advice: you must assert regularly and with great conviction your belief in...
Here is your opportunity to name the worst-ever occupant of the White House.
First, let me extend my greetings to the readers of the Front Porch Republic. I have been following conversations here at FPR since...