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Solzhenitsyn at Harvard

In 1978 Alexandr Solzhenitsyn delivered a most famous speech at Harvard commencement. As a famous soviet dissident, he was expected to criticize the Soviet Union. He did: in a way that leaves few of us innocent. Advertisements

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Defensive Gun Use is Common

Defensive gun usage (DGU) is about 30 times as common as the commonly cited NCVS figure. You’ll often hear that there are 70,000 DGU per year. Gary Kleck challenged that claim as far back as twenty years ago. Now we see … Continue reading

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Intentional Communities Fail

People rightly ask, how could I make the world a better place? And them sometimes people despair of the world we currently have and instead ask, if I could design from scratch a society of my own, how would I design … Continue reading

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Of Course It’s Unnatural

Jonah Goldberg argues that the healthy, modern civilization is unnatural, not far from Hobbes’s assertion that the natural life is nasty, brutish and short. Civilization is unnatural and corruption, like rust, is what naturally happens to every good institution. Something … Continue reading

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Their World, Our World

  A quick overview of double standards: left and right.

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Nourishing Masculinity

J Ishiro Finney has a message for young men: The bodies aren’t even cold yet and already you are being blamed. … …We don’t solve problems anymore. We cry, we pray for, we seek to find closure, and then finally, … Continue reading

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Nunes Memo

  What was speculation a year ago is shaping up to be the no-nonsense conclusions of of a congressional committee.   Democrats on the Hillary team hired a former spy with Russian and media connections to dig up dirt on … Continue reading

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