Tag Archives: Enlightenment

Who is Cultural Proximate to the U.S.?

There is a genuine rift in conservative thought on immigration, illustrated by contrasting takes on the National Conservatism Conference speech of Amy Wax. Much of the commentary on Wax’s comments have been reactive in the bad sense, accusing her of … Continue reading

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Saturday, 12/16/17

A potpourri, maybe a little more stimulating than usual. Continue reading

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Snow Day 3/1/15

A potpourri that might even evoke a “gotcha.” Continue reading

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Thursday, August 9, 2012

A Rabbi goes to bat for his tradition – and mine. Two cheers for sequestration. The Secret Unity of Muslims and Sikhs. America’s Enlightenment, and Evangelical, Foundings. NIMBY and The Good Life. The Absurdity of Categorical Discrimination Bans. Geddoutahere!

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Atheist Delusions I

I recently read David Bentley Hart’s Atheist Delusions: The Christian Revolution and Its Fashionable Enemies (Yale, 2009). Although Hart is Orthodox, a world-class philosopher, and not half bad at popularizing, I hesitated to buy it. For one thing, I’ve read … Continue reading

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