Why Men Dream

Return to Order Why Men Dream

A purely materialistic society will ultimately decay since it does not allow people to harbor hopes and dreams. German jurist and historian Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy said it best when he wrote: “No people can live without faith in the ultimate victory of something.” (Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, The Christian Future, New York, 1946, p. 70.) Is Technology Ruining … Read more

“Our Society Needs to Correct Our Behavior” – Matt Torok

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“I am looking forward to reading return to order and to see how our society needs to correct our behavior. This should be a great read to understand the link between our moral decay and economic decay.” – Matt Torok Is Technology Ruining Your Life? Take A Quick Quiz To Find Out By Clicking Here.

Five Reasons Americans are Lonely and Insecure

Return to Order Five Reasons Americans are Lonely and Insecure

Princeton’s Prof. Sherry Turkle claims that research shows Americans are increasingly insecure, isolated and lonely. She cites several reasons: 1) Americans work more hours than ever before and often at several jobs. Is Technology Ruining Your Life? Take A Quick Quiz To Find Out By Clicking Here. 2) Young people, especially high school and college … Read more

Pre-Christian Rome’s Dark Entertainment

Return to Order Pre-Christian Rome’s Dark Entertainment

The ancient world is often misrepresented as a time of enlightenment. Although there is much that this world did contribute to the rise of the West, and civilization in general, there are dark chapters that are forgotten. One of these is the extent of the killing of slaves and citizens in ancient Rome in the … Read more

Economics Must Go Beyond Numbers and Formulas

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While the science of economics basically deals with material matters, the modern mistake is to reduce it only to these matters through formulas and statistics. Actually, economic thought must deal with all aspects of material resources and goods and especially the underlying ideas that regulate their acquisition, consumption, supply and distribution. Is Technology Ruining Your … Read more

Much Ado About the Common Core

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A review of The Story Killers: A Common-Sense Case Against the Common Core by Terrence O. Moore (2013) and What Is Common Core? by Darcy Patterson (Mims House, Little Rock, 2013). The latest big government education scheme is called the Common Core. And like all intrusive programs, it is embroiled in controversy. If there is … Read more

Shirley at the Plate

Return to Order Shirley at the Plate

As we entered the parking shuttle at Los Angeles International Airport, my two colleagues and I politely greeted the driver, a cheerful, grandmotherly black lady. We were the only ones on the shuttle, and as we sat down, it seemed like a good opportunity to engage in a bit of light conversation. Her name was … Read more

Fostering an Organic Society: The Existence of Natural Laws

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Excerpt adapted 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 second principle of organic society is the existence of natural laws. Is Technology Ruining Your Life? Take A Quick Quiz To Find Out By Clicking Here. God, who … Read more