The Stories a Desperate People Tell

One reason they call it popular culture is that its popular, really, really popular. The artifacts of our media-saturated and consumeristic society are everywhere. In our time, there is an unreality for everyone. No niche remains overlooked. No lifestyle, no matter how dangerous, no interest, no matter how depraved, goes unserved by the masters of […]

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Father Hunger is Destroying Civilization

The modern world creates all manner of spiritual and emotional disease. People everywhere suffer needlessly from the arrangements we inhabit. Loneliness, despair and every kind of dissipation characterize our every breath. “Don’t worry”, we are constantly told. The modern world, it knows the cure, we are assured. The prescription, of course, is more of the […]

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Traditionalism and the Red Pill

Not long ago, maybe just after I wrote this post, someone on Twitter told me he didn’t want to know about the Red Pill because it encouraged a “player” lifestyle and promiscuity.  I had a simple answer for him. No, it doesn’t. Nevertheless, I can understand why a casual observer of the manosphere might get […]

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Evangelical Churches as Feminist Strongholds

If you think the fact that she attends an Evangelical church will do anything to stop a woman from divorcing her husband, think again.  Most churches wouldn’t say a word. I recently heard from someone whose pastor justified a woman divorcing her husband and destroying her family because her husband had an “emotional affair,” an […]

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Taking Stock: Reflections on a Year of Blogging

People sometimes say blogging is dead. They may as well say writing is dead’ or that ideas are dead. As long as people want to read others’ thoughts and writers desire to share them, blogging will be alive and well. That’s one of the things that has been confirmed to me this year. I began […]

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Improving our Self-Improvement: Thoughts on a Post by Mark Baxter

Our is an age hostile to wisdom, and that hostility makes itself seen in two ways: antinomian foolishness and the endless proliferation of rules. Both these approaches to life result in misery. Unrestrained foolishness leads to lives of empty-pleasure seeking while the attempt to apply prescribed rules to every situation leads to rigidity and bitterness. […]

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