One of the woes of American women is the influence, not to the good, of frontier culture. To sprinkle some evolutionary psychology sprinkles on it, on the frontier, women are fungible and men are individual. 190 more words
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Today David Brooks tells us about the American foundational myth depicted on the dome of the Library of Congress.
It starts with a figure representing Egypt (written records) and then continues through Judea (religion), Greece (philosophy), Islam (physics), Italy (the fine arts), Germany (printing), Spain (discovery), England (literature), France (emancipation) and it culminates with America (science). 531 more words
In the past week, the electoral tides have turned against Trump in a way that might be definitive. There are still 24 days until the election. 1,356 more words
A new review of Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America came out in July 2016. View the complete book review at H-Net/H-Skand 155 more words