Conservative British philosopher Roger Scruton talks about the meaning of beauty in our modern lives.
He also offers a different view on contemporary art.
Art Why Beauty Matters… 111 more words
Young love is fickle. The great love affair between young Americans and the President is about to come to an end. While the 2008 election was like the rush of hormones and giddiness that accompanies new romance, the 2012 election was more like that phase of a relationship where one person says to the other “It’s not that I don’t love you, it’s just that I’m not IN love with you.” Obama still won the youth vote in 2012 because codependence is part of the college experience and because Romney wasn’t sexy enough to be the “other guy. 796 more words
Critics of science regularly suggest that applying empiricism to life serves to deny human beings their true dignity. Very frequently you hear complaints about sociologists, psychologists, and health scientists “ 712 more words
Thank my Reagan fascination for remembering this August 1986 press conference in which reporters questioned administration’s South Africa policy (kudos to a feisty Chris Wallace). Watch him at the 19:00 and for the next three minutes slither with particular ineptness away from his vituperative statement about South African blacks who thought he was full of shit, and again at 23:00; it will not look right, after all, to slander by association Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu. 103 more words