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The Aim of Totalitarian Education

Making People Superfluous: Hannah Arendt on Ideology and Totalitarianism By Patrick Keeney The aim of totalitarian education has never been to instill convictions but to destroy the capacity to form any. —Hannah Arendt The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is … Continue reading

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Abortion, Science, and Common Sense

When Pro-Abortion Sentiments Trump Science and Common Sense By Dr. Michael Brown There is a reason why many women contemplating abortion decide not to abort when they see an ultrasound of their baby. There is no denying the humanity of … Continue reading

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Rediscovering the Essence of the American Idea

The American Idea: What It Is, Why It Matters, and Why It Is in Jeopardy By Ben Sasse, Ph.D. We face great challenges at this moment in history. We face cyber threats. We face a resurgent Russia under Vladimir Putin. … Continue reading

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More Conservatism — So the People can be Free

A More American Conservatism By Larry P. Arnn, Ph.D. The astonishing political campaign of 2016 involved much debate about whether Donald Trump is a conservative. He was not always facile with the lingo of conservatism, and he pointed out once … Continue reading

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Morality, Tolerance, Diversity, and Borders

Who We Are As a People– The Syrian Refugee Question By Edward J. Erler, Ph.D. (Co-author, The Founders on Citizenship and Immigration) Nothing has provoked the ire of America’s bipartisan political class as much as Donald Trump’s recent proposal that the … Continue reading

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Reminder: A Comprehensive Faith: A Festschrift for R.J. Rushdoony

Forward to Andrew Sandlin, ed., A Comprehensive Faith: A Festschrift for R.J. Rushdoony by John M. Frame If readers are surprised to find me writing in this volume, I am at least equally surprised to have been invited. Over some … Continue reading

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Tocqueville; Religion, Liberty, and Government

Providence and Democracy By: Harvey C. Mansfield I stop the first American whom I meet…and I ask him if he believes religion to be useful to the stability of laws and to the good order of society; he answers me … Continue reading

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