Civil War

The Meaninglessness Is the Point

‘Civil War’ is not a partisan film for a partisan era—it’s a meditation on war.

Sherman’s Hard Truths About War Ring True Today 

The Civil War general’s experiences offer important lessons for critics of Israel’s military tactics.

The Power of a Bad Idea 

Howell Cobb used phony theological, pseudo-scientific babble to argue for the perpetuation of slavery.