The Pursuit of Knowledge
"Starchitects" like Frank Gehry do not build for people -- they build to shock.
There is a philosophy of the human condition that stands apart from biological science without opposing it.
There's no question but that a Greece should be "allowed" to default.
Gadgets have taken over our lives -- particularly among the young, who have no defenses against them.
When rites of passage disappear from public life, civilization does as well, and one result is young men running amok.
It is culture that creates economics, and not the other way around.
American speech, like English speech, used to sparkle.
Europeans are standing up for their national identities at the risk of being labeled "extremists" by the Eurocrats.
Wrestling with the awesomeness and beauty of Richard Wagner's The Ring of the Nibelung.
The 400th anniversary of the King James Bible has received only muted celebrations in the English-speaking world.