Tag: John Locke
Self-Government Starts at the Front Porch
Rugged individualists need not be atomists; and there are compelling reasons why even Enlightenment liberals should be front porch republicans.
Review of Suicide of the West
Jonah Goldberg’s Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics is Destroying American Democracy, appearing on Amazon and...
A Tenancy of Will
Your body’s yours, just as this poem is mine: to make, destroy—a tenancy of will, for every citizen and concubine.
Crunchy Pope, Part Two: Against Gnostic Economics
The obscuring of the faith in creation is a fundamental part of what constitutes modernity. As I survey all the perplexing shifts in the spiritual...
The Human Meaning of Property
MT. AIRY, PHILADELPHIA. Before I say something rather abstract about concrete things, a few personal words about what (and who) lies behind these thoughts...