Posts from the ‘Culture’ category

You Should Join the Communist Party — If You’re Into That Kind of Thing

If you’re ever feeling bored, one of the more entertaining ways to waste away your free time is by reading Yahoo Answers. For those of you…

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Healing Racial Division

Over Spring Break, a video was released of SAE brothers at the University of Oklahoma singing a racially hateful, bigoted fraternity song aboard a booze-filled charter…

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Spring 2015: Urban Renaissance

This article first appeared in the Spring 2015 edition of THE ARCH CONSERVATIVE. In July 2013, Detroit became the largest American city to ever file for bankruptcy. Once…

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MAILBOX: The ‘Torture’ Report

Dear Editorial Staff: Your response to the “Torture Report” (title borrowed from James Fallows’s piece in The Atlantic, “The More Americans Who Read the Torture Report,…

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Matt Wuerker’s Moral Equivalence

Before you read anything I have to say, reflect on the cartoon above. Really let it sink in: the Aztec-style sacrificial pyramid, the troop of orange-clad…

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Against Adderall

As the weather cools, schoolwork is rapidly heating up. Looming finals are invoking mass panic, and it seems that students will do anything to keep their…

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Yer a Neocon, Harry

“These are dark times, there is no denying. Our world has, perhaps, faced no greater threat than it does today. But I say this to our…

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The Limits of Education: Knowledge Versus Wisdom

Teddy Roosevelt famously quipped that to educate a man in mind but not in morals is to create a menace to society. Something like this may…

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MAJORITY MITCH

Perdue: +8

Deal: +8

Yesterday the Republican Party took control of the Senate in a midterm wave described by the media as a “bloodbath” (Huffington Post) for Democrats and an embattled President Barack…

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The Culture War’s Next Front

The Supreme Court’s decision not to take up cases dealing with same-sex marriage bans has effectively legalized same-sex marriage in 24 states. There seems to be…

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