Imagining a New ‘Death Machine’ to Commit Suicide

It was only a matter of time before someone would imagine something like this. It’s called the “the Sarco,”a capsule designed by Dutch engineer Alex Bannink and activist Philip Nitschke. One model is described as … Continue reading

How Jordan Peterson Can Lead to Freud and Darwin, not God

Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos is not an ordinary book. You like the fact that it attacks the prevailing politically-correct society and challenges people to take responsibility for their actions. … Continue reading

Regionalism, Tradition and Good Taste

  In the field of art, two equally erroneous extremes should be avoided. One is cosmopolitanism, which strives to establish only one art form for the whole world without considering the characteristics proper to each … Continue reading

Fostering an Organic Society: The Value of Every Person

Excerpt from the talk, “Fostering an Organic Society: Principles and Examples” given by James Bascom at the 2013 TFP National Conference on October 27, 2013 The first principle is that within every man there are … Continue reading

Why Liberalism Failed… and Can’t Be Fixed

Many commentators have observed that liberalism is coming apart.[1] The classical liberal order no longer provides the security and happiness that it always promised. Some link the cause of liberalism’s decline to the decay of … Continue reading

The Family: An Essential Institution in the Fight Against Obesity

It is no coincidence that nutrition and nurture have a similar etymology. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, nurture means to encourage or care for someone or something that is growing or developing. Thus, the family … Continue reading

How a Good Lent Can Help Fix a Bad Economy

To those who see no link between Lent and our failing economy, it might be the case to look again. Economics is about people. It cannot be reduced to numbers, formulae and analyses. “The subject … Continue reading