I’ve heard the name Jordan Peterson on occasion, but never read any of his work until today. Peterson is a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto and has made it his life’s work to help human beings navigate the stumbling blocks that society puts in front of them. His essay “When the left
I missed the Chris Hayes special with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on MSNBC last Friday, but I saw a clip of Hayes introducing AOC that sparked my interest. “… [I]nto the vacuum has come a bold new policy proposal that might be the most controversial thing in American politics at the moment. You’ve probably heard about it.
Information, as George Orwell taught us, is power. It is also the most easily manipulated currency in the marketplace of ideas. This week in my column at Real Clear Politics, I explored how the information consumer is ripe for exploitation, using the examples of Russiagate and the Jussie Smollett hoax to make my case, with
There are many things to write about every day, but there is one that deserves to be written about every day that we rarely talk about — abortion. Unfortunately, in our society abortion is considered as normal and acceptable as ripping the heart out of a living human being was to the ancient Aztecs. It
I came late to “Atlas Shrugged,” but once I opened my mind to its cadence of socialist catastrophe and capitalist resurrection, I realized that author Ayn Rand had perfectly imagined the world I lived in — the world of looters and political correctness and vacuous intellectuals that we all live in. So it was easy
My column today at Real Clear Politics compares Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Stalin, and her Green New Deal to his five-year plans that left millions dead. Stalin isn’t off-limits to those looking for historical comparisons, but for some reason Adolf Hitler generally is. Of course no one is saying that Ocasio-Cortez is either Stalin or Hitler.
People who care about our culture can’t stop thinking about how to save our culture. It’s not just about American exceptionalism either. We are the point of the spear, but the spear was tossed centuries ago. You either honor our responsibility to pass the wisdom of the ages forward to the next generation, or you