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Today's dating includes people sorted and selected on dating apps, used and abused by their “lover,” and tossed aside none the wiser. Not surprisingly, those who go through this process have largely given up on marriage.

Today's dating includes people sorted and selected on dating apps, used and abused by their “lover,” and tossed aside none the wiser. Not surprisingly, those who go through this process have largely given up on marriage.

"The Betrothed" by Alessandro Manzoni is little known, but could be acclaimed as the greatest ever novel.

The lunacy of a man competing in women's sports as a "woman" reveals that liberalism is like the snake that swallows its own tail, full of contradictions that end in shackling absurdity if pursued long enough.

Franciscan University and Azusa Pacific University reveal two radically different models of Christian higher education.

The play "A.D. 16" is yet one more stupid, irreverent example of reducing Jesus to a flat, uninteresting manifestation of our own fleeting pet political and cultural fetishes; one with no ability to speak eternal truths.

Mary Shelley seems to have learned the hard way that iconoclastic “freedoms” do not make men into gods, or women into goddesses, but that they turn men into monsters and women into their victims.

We have become so accustomed to lies on top of lies as the foundation of our social framework that we were not equipped to stand up for the truth.

Bigger and newer housing means higher purchase costs and property taxes, which encumber a greater proportion of a family’s income for basic needs, squeezing out lower income families.

Whereas sense and sensibility can be separated, with disastrous consequences, pride and prejudice are always inseparable, the former always resulting in the latter.

Take and Read

There is a great divide in this country, one which has gone largely unnoticed, between those who read and those who won’t.

A constellation of recent developments in medical research and technology has made the science fiction of large-scale human manufacturing a theoretical and potentially imminent possibility. 

Amazon’s Tolkien

It seems likely that Amazon Studios’ Rings of Power series will soon surpass Peter Jackson’s Battle of the Five Armies as the worst vandalism of Tolkien ever committed to film.

Before celebrities like The Rock or anyone else feeds others to the woke mob, perhaps they need to look at their own past first.

The domestication of polyamory is another example of how radical leftists work to make sexual deviancy accepted in this country.

Jane Austen is a giantess among giants, towering above the greatest writers of her own sex and indeed of both sexes. She holds her own among the greatest of all time.

Super Bowl Sunday has become an almost religious event, and it reflects the reality that true religion has been replaced in America. What can we do to bring it back?

The censorship surrounding discussions of COVID-19 is merely a symptom of a deeper malaise and a stance on the pandemic which has long since gone off the rails.

The insufferably self-righteous "We Believe" signs appearing in lawns across America are a smokescreen to prevent the shallow values they attempt to smuggle in from being challenged. 

The life of Croatian Jesuit Stjepan Tomislav Poglajen gives us a warning about the troubling direction in which the United States, Europe, and the entire West could move in the 21st century.

At the heart of Roger Scruton’s philosophy was a Catholic understanding of the world: we are not alone.

For sacred Catholic art to survive, it must be more than insipid images, more even than 19th-century realism.

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