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The University System

The Atlantic interviews Andrew Hacker, co-author of the new book, Higher Education?

No Christianity

No Christianity Please, We’re Academics by Timothy Larsen. I had lunch this summer with a prospective graduate student at the evangelical college where I teach. I will call him John because that happens to be his name. John has done […]


Matthias Schepp: Anarchy in Dagestan. See here.


Michael Weiss claims “Turkey is sponsoring the jihadists, not guarding against them.”

Gang Hats

The 10 Most Gang-Affiliated Hats in Sports.

ER Myth

The ER Myth. One of the major myths attached to the new health reform law is that it will lead to fewer emergency room visits. Instead of having to go to the ER, the claim goes, more efficient care will […]


The Myth of the Fairer Sex here.


Donald DeMarco: Arthur Schopenhauer: Architect of the Culture of Death. See here.


Shirley (and Charles) Sherrod revealed.

Absence of Mind

David B. Hart reviews Absence of Mind by Marilynne Robinson.

Philosophy of Being

Douglas McManaman: Narcissism and the Dynamics of Evil. See here.

Maslow’s Hierarchy

Is Maslow’s theory correct? Maslow believed that human development occurs in five stages; at each stage we concentrate on mastering a different set of needs. The stages are physiological needs, safety needs, belonging needs, esteem needs, and self-actualization. The evidence […]


I agree with Jonah Goldberg’s comments here.

Diversity Problem

David Blaska: The UW-Madison’s Diversity Problem. See here.

Race Realist

An interview with “race realist” Jared Taylor. Race realism is rejection of the agreeable fantasies about race that have become orthodoxy since the 1960s. First, it is obvious that most people prefer the company of others of their own race. […]

The American Establishment

Elena Kagan, Barack Obama, and the American Establishment. This article addresses what should be a puzzling question: Why did Barack Obama nominate Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court? Not only has Kagan never been a judge, but, far more problematically, […]

Objects of Study

Atheism and Antihumanism as Intellectual-Historical Objects by Stefanos Geroulanos. See here.

Postmodern Dhimmitude

Srdja Trifkovic: Richard Hoste: Postmodern Dhimmitude It is hard to take seriously “Richard Hoste”’s latest article. It is tempting to indulge in sarcasm and disparagement. I’ll refrain, not for the sake of the author, whose diatribe is undeserving of such […]


The Daily Caller reports more news about Journolist, the gathering place for liberal journalists.

An Apology

The Weekly Standard thinks Andrew Breitbart owes Shirley Sherrod (and the NAACP) an apology.