They Shall Not Grow Old is an extremely painful and powerful film to watch.
Does open discussion of ideas bring greater contention, or not?
People may spend their lives seeking permanent solutions to ease feelings of stress in their lives. Such solutions may seem tantalizingly close; in reality, they are out of reach.
Given the strong and complex feelings involved, you may be prone to the empathy gap in the search for the perfect partner.
"We suppress genius because we haven’t yet figured out how to manage a population of educated men and women. The solution, I think, is simple and glorious."
It appears that the genre of young-man-in-Mom’s-basement is no longer looked down upon but is in fact extolled as a viable career choice.
Bernie is likely too old to perceive this insight. But what about AOC and her fellow millennials?
If one is an adherent of Marcuesean philosophy, then one could easily justify using fascist tactics in the name of fighting fascism.
The humanitarian lie is in important respects less horrifying than the totalitarian one, but it is rooted in the same contempt for the political nature of man and the same ignorance of the human soul.
Plato's Republic sheds profound light on the real problem.
Is it time we "affirm the knight"?
No lasting self-improvement will come from self-hatred, but no real positive emotion will be gained without striving.
Is Tucker Carlson right to argue that the free market can be destructive to the family?
Although many, including President Teddy Roosevelt, saw eugenics as a social good, G. K. Chesterton was not among them.
The Lord of the Rings. Star Wars. Harry Potter. These beloved fantasies, despite their differences in tone and setting, all have one thing in common.
For decades, Shaw was a staunch proponent of genocide, refusing to soften his views even after the full horror of the Nazi death camps was brought to light.
Have we gone overboard on the entitlement-attitude toward chores?
Trump's success as a communicator may have something to do with the fact that he employs Aristotle's tips on effective rhetoric.
Merriam-Webster has picked the word 'justice' for 2018. But are we practicing the wrong definition of the word?
Technological advance continues and nothing seems to stop it or slow it down. Philosopher Ortega Y Gasset says that this is rooted in the nature of man.
If you are looking for a New Year's Day read, then look no further than Camille Pagilia's Provocations.
Walker Percy thinks that depression has philosophical roots. Materialism leads to a loss of human dignity, and that leads to depression.
The experiments in China with genetically modified babies is just the beginning of what could go wrong.
The recent questioning of the minimum presidential age raises the issue.
The end result of moral nihilism, as the Soviets demonstrated, is death and destruction on an industrial scale.
‘Emotional’ is perhaps the last word we can apply to some of the most important events.
A Europe that doesn't listen to its people's outrage won't remain intact.
The science that for most of the 20th century portrayed itself as the enlightened alternative to organized religion has taken a decidedly spiritual turn.