Modern movies tend toward one or another extreme: They are either severely realistic or dreamily fantastic—cynical hardboiled drama and ironic comedy on the one hand, or superhero or historical fantasy on the other. It is a symptom, I think, of modern culture that we have almost completely separated the real from the ideal. We […]
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“Ever since the dawn of time, man has needed to work.” Thus began my eleven-year-old son’s thinking paper. The topic: why he should have been cleaning out the garage. We long ago forgot the details of that day, […]
My most recent post at Intellectual Takeout about G.K. Chesterton Thomas Sowell, and Max Picard:
There used to be a lot books about the “decline of the West.” But now that we are well on our way to everything these writers warned us about, we don’t hear that expression much anymore.
Given that today is National Handwriting Day, we thought we would blog a post we think is one of the better cases for cursive writing. It is written by Jennifer Doverspike, who feels guilty that she wrote it on her computer:
If you are in or near Wichita, Kansas later this week, don’t miss the 2017 Eighth Day Institution Symposium “Where are the Watchmen?” this Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 12-14.
If you are in or near Wichita, Kansas later this week, don’t miss the 2017 Eighth Day Institution Symposium “Where are the Watchmen?” this Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 12-14. I will be giving two talks on Saturday:
“The Eclipse of Everything and How to Avoid It”; and “Why Classical Education is an Innoculation Against […]
From the Letter from the Editor in the new Winter 2017 Classical Teacher magazine: