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Rock Commentaries First Draft Finished!

Do You ever wonder about the meaning of songs? The last three Chapters of the Rock Commentaries were set here on WordPress today, and will be available free for a limited time. 128 more words

Education

Love in the new world, after the gender wars

Summary:  It’s vital to understand not just what’s happening in the gender wars but why. Here Allan Bloom explains the beliefs and goals of the social reformers leading the restructuring of American society. 1,656 more words

America

Schools of Social(ist) Work

America’s colleges and universities have become left-wing indoctrination factories. At least, that has long been a favorite conservative complaint. Today in the pages of the… 811 more words

Conservatism

The revolution in gender roles reshapes society in ways too disturbing to see

Summary:  Today we start a new series about one of the most profound revolutions ever to hit western society — the change in gender roles. The conclusions of the series are, like so many on the FM website, wildly non-consensus — and disturbing to most readers. 2,813 more words

Geopolitical News

The lack of a counter-vocabulary to terror

One problem with modern democracy, other than the traumatic election cycle which precludes coherent long term foreign policy, is the rise of a crazy brand of moral relativism over the last couple of decades. 469 more words

Culture

He Said That? 2/22/15

From Allan Bloom, American philosopher, classicist, and academician, The Closing of the American Mind:

Contrary to much contemporary wisdom, the United States has one of the longest uninterrupted political traditions of any nation in the world.

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History

A Partial Commentary on Howse's Leo Strauss: Man of Peace

Prefatory remarks.[1]

Professor Howse has written an ambitious book to make the case for Leo Strauss as a man of peace and to defend him from his critics. 20,285 more words

Government