Monthly Archives: November 2011


 

by on November 30th, 2011

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ABOG) are restricting opportunities for health-care professionals to object to abortion and contraception on grounds of conscience. This will accelerate the growing problem of physician shortage.

by on November 29th, 2011

If one doubts America’s high authority to undertake war for the sake of ideals, one must also question its high authority to administer the death penalty.

by on November 28th, 2011

The recent scandal at Penn State has brought to light more than just sexual abuse and its cover-up; it has exposed the indifference that cultural norms have groomed in some of our young adults.

by on November 22nd, 2011

Contemporary architecture is profoundly anti-natural.

by on November 21st, 2011

Moral absolutes are not “mere” restrictions on our actions. Nor should they be suspended even when upholding them might bring about grave consequences. They are essential for protecting human wellbeing.

by on November 18th, 2011

In Randall Kennedy’s new book on the dimensions of race in American politics, Kennedy abandons his usual level-headed analysis for a partisan, and misguided, look at American progressivism and conservatism.

by on November 17th, 2011

The Supreme Court has helped to foster a culture that encourages the sexual exploitation of children.

by on November 16th, 2011

In order to stop our present decline, we must transcend our natural tendency to retreat into factions and instead begin to sacrifice for the common good.

by on November 15th, 2011

People of faith must reclaim their religious freedom, granted by the Creator and protected by the Constitution.

by on November 14th, 2011

The conditions that inspired "The Scarlet Letter" highlight the gap between public employment and civic motives.

by on November 11th, 2011

In one of this year's most important books, Kay Hymowitz explores how the rise of women has turned men into boys.

by on November 10th, 2011

A new Down syndrome test raises important questions.

by on November 9th, 2011

Think overpopulation, poverty, climate change, and abortion can all be solved by more birth control? Think again.

by on November 8th, 2011

Four points in defense of human dignity. Adapted from an address delivered last night at the University of Pennsylvania.

by on November 7th, 2011

Conservatives shouldn’t ignore or attack social justice, but must articulate sound principles of social justice.

by on November 4th, 2011

Bryan Caplan’s latest book argues that we don’t need to over-invest time and money on our kids, because our lasting influence on their characters is negligible, while their contribution to our material well-being is significant.

by on November 3rd, 2011

The world of education is one where humans can flourish by acknowledging authority.

by on November 2nd, 2011

Where unjust political regimes have been destroyed, a power vacuum enables corruption and undermines the state’s security. To prevent corrupting forces from abusing the state’s vulnerability in its transition period, intervening powers should enable strong law enforcement systems.

by on November 1st, 2011

The tenure system sustains many of the problems in contemporary higher ed.

In Depth: Liberal Education in the Modern World

True liberal education should teach us that we do not only give ourselves away: we become ourselves by the gift.



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