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

Natural and Organic Life v. Artificial & Mechanical Existence

  A room with cleverly calculated proportions: wide enough and with a high enough ceiling to simultaneously convey the harmonious yet contrary impressions of warmth and relief. It easily accommodates the furniture, paintings, chandelier, and … Continue reading

Dealing with a Walk-Away World

A colleague told me of an intriguing incident at a conference of accountants that were studying recent changes in tax regulations. One speaker gave a talk on recruiting new staff and how to deal with … Continue reading

Our Culture is a Factory Producing Mass Killers. Closing the Factory Can Solve the Gun Debate

The gun debate has erupted once again. The two sides are entrenched in their respective positions, which have changed little over the decades. One side claims their right to keep and bear arms. The other … 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