The Roots of American Polarization

The afflictive thing about living in our polarized society is the terrifying thought that there is something permanent in our incompatibility with each other. No one desires the present unpleasantness. We sincerely wish that we could get along. However, most … Continue reading

What is the Meaning of ‘Modest Fashion Week’?

When you hear the term “modest fashion,” you think of clothing linked to religious convictions. The term usually applies to women’s fashions since they were much more affected by the liberalization of the sixties. In America, it conjures up images … Continue reading

The Utopian Premises of Ecological Tribalism

The Ecological Turn of “Postmodernity” When compared to yesterday’s culture a few decades ago, today’s “postmodern” culture has some rather surprising differences. One such difference is its ecologist tendency to rediscover, re-evaluate and propose models that are backward, primitive, wild … Continue reading

The Yik-Yak Revolution

There is a social media app popular on campuses nationwide called Yik-Yak. The way it works is that short Twitter-like messages (yaks) can be posted anonymously within a short-radius area. The best yaks are then voted up or down a … Continue reading

Saint Augustine for the Fragmented

If you suffer from the postmodern fragmentation of the mind, here is a solution for you. It is for all those who feel a bit like a mental Humpty Dumpty, scattered in a thousand directions at the same time. These … Continue reading

Attack on America: A Psywar Against Order

  Attack on America A Psywar Against Order   We are faced with the nation’s first postmodern war. It is a war of networks against nations, begun with irrational acts that defy the rational imagination. It is a holy war … Continue reading