The Wonder of the Universe’s Weirdness

How quantum physics can push us to look up, in ‘desperate puzzlement.’

Civil Liberties Don’t Impede the Common Good—They Advance It

A look back at Robert P. George’s ‘Making Men Moral’ on its 30th anniversary.

Paranoia Will Destroy Ya

What the anti-liberals on the left and the post-liberals on the right have in common.

Blaise Pascal on Christian and Jew

The great thinker’s turn toward the theological has lessons for us even today.

The Privileged Few

‘The Holdovers’ shows that privilege is real but that the divisions it creates are not insurmountable.

The Thanksgiving Table Is Not Your Personal Stage

Choose gratitude over performative politics this holiday.

Of Course Thanksgiving Is the Best Holiday

Rigorous analysis reveals the undeniable superiority of stuffing, football, and gratitude.

Envy Poisons the Soul, but Gratitude Opens the Heart

This Thanksgiving, count your blessings and skip the arguments.

The Perils of a Culture of Critique

Moral relativism not only obfuscates right from wrong—it’s unable to respond to today’s radical ideologies.

‘The Conservative Mind’ at 70

A rising generation can still look to Russell Kirk’s classic for real inspiration.

A Disappointing ‘Frasier’ Reboot

The revival of the 1990s classic sitcom offers no justification for its own existence.

Bishops and Gadgets

On the printing press, the Catholic Church, and an embittered body politic.

A New Organization Enters the Battle Over Academic Freedom

The American Academy of Sciences and Letters hopes to reform academia from within and from the outside.

Our Liberty Theme Park

Too many politically conservative Christians misunderstand America’s chief end.

Reflections on a Brain-Melting Masterpiece

Jorge Luis Borges’ 1940 short story mirrors the intrusiveness of identity politics.

This Veterans Day, Strike Up a Conversation

Meaningful dialogue begins with everyday interactions.