Category: Cultural Decline | The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Cultural Decline
by | Jan 15, 2021

In the dedicatory preface to his 1904 play Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up, J. M. Barrie…

by | Jan 6, 2021

A toxic brew bubbled in 2020. It burst January 6, 2021. Mark this day. Like 9/11, there will be a…

by | Nov 19, 2020

Apreciar lo antiguo, o lo moderno, es fácil; pero apreciar lo obsoleto es el triunfo del gusto auténtico. [To appreciate…

by | Jul 19, 2020

George Floyd’s tragic death in police custody demands a return to individualism and the ideals that promote the inherent worth…

by | Jul 2, 2020

The fevered frenzy against public monuments has caused varied reactions. Among scholars, the main symptom is seemingly contagious dispassion. When…

by | Jul 1, 2020

If guilt were a vat of acid, then Western civilization is something that readily dissolves in acid. Maybe acidic guilt…

by | Jun 27, 2020

Most of us are the offspring of people who came here during the great waves of unrestricted European immigration between…

by | Jun 26, 2020

I In a dimly lit corner of Baltimore’s Walters Art Museum, amidst an impressive array of Buddhist art bequeathed to…

by | Jun 24, 2020

Tearing down statues has become the latest nihilistic pleasure in America. Never mind legal process, property ownership, and democratic decision….

by | Jun 16, 2020

I broke my ankle early in the coronavirus lockdown. So at least I’m locked down by something real; otherwise I…

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