Category Archives: Sociology

Lawrence Kaplan

“The sleep of reason breeds monsters.”                                                                     … Continue reading

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Marian Wright Edelman: The Poverty of Secularism

Author of ‘Families in Peril:  An Agenda for Social Change’, Marian Wright Edelman gave a lecture at Harvard University recently, she contrasted the moral poverty that dominates contemporary American life. “The legacies my parents and church and teachers left to … Continue reading

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Toni Morrison Commencement Address: On Adulthood & The Limitations Of Desire

“I am sure you have been told that this is the best time of your life.  It may be.  But if it’s true that this is the best time of your life, then you have my condolences.  Because you’ll want … Continue reading

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Clausewitz vs. Sun-Tzu: Money Is A Weapon!

With the arrival of decentralized (personal) electronic media, fiat (paper) money is losing its worth as a store of value.  Contemporary markets have recognized that our devalued currency is being replaced by value in commodities. The internet has introduced a … Continue reading

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Freedom Is Not Enough: The Demise of the Black Family

In March of 1965 Daniel Patrick Moynihan wrote a report about the high level of out-of-wedlock births in the black community, the report was titled “The Negro Family:  The Case For National Action.”  At the time the illegitimacy rate for … Continue reading

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The Culture Gap: Differences in Parenting & Education Predict Economic Outcomes

Dr. Brink Lindsey’s latest book “The Age of Abundance:  How Prosperity Transformed America’s Politics and Culture”  from the Cato Institute in Washington D.C. is valuable for parents and those seeking marriage. Dr. Lindsey reveals that differences in parenting and education … Continue reading

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Walter Laqueur: The Last Days of Europe

For decades now, after the demise of Marxism, Continental Europe has basked in the shadow of Pax Americana.  Its welfare state inviting the masses of unassimilated Islamic youth from the basin of the Mediterranean.  Today is it known as Eurabia … Continue reading

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Max Boot & Mark Halperin: How Islam Win’s Against The West

The extraordinary devotion to the development and application of technology in pursuit of war aims makes the West seemingly unconquerable.  However, the revolution in military affairs possesses an Achilles heel rapidly exposing the West to defeat. We must remember that … Continue reading

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Dr. Leon Kass

“In the Biblical Worldview, the emergence of civilized life is set under a pall of suspicion”.

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Satan Goes Secular

On Evil:  Terry Eagleton YUP  2010 Terry Eagleton, a British Marxist historian who recently published a book titled ‘Evil’ by Yale University Press stands in line with many other European intellectuals who for decades gave moral, intellectual cover to the … Continue reading

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