Neo-Traditionalism, Community, and the Post-Postmodern Gentleman

Scott coins an interesting term: post-postmodern.  The essence of the post-postmodern man, it seems, is a sort of meshing of Reason and Tradition that eschews both the ignorance and outdatedness of many old practices and traditions, as well as the arrogance and certitude of the modern man of reason. While it has generally been conservatives…

Civilization is a responsibility.

Reflecting on Israel, ED Kain writes Note when Foukara mentions that the only country Al-Jazeera has never been shut-down in is Israel.  Perhaps this is another reason we hold them in our esteem–they reflect some of our shared values. Quite so. This is in fact one of my hobbyhorses when it comes to Israel. When…