“Feminism”: A War Against Women? The Center - “I am a single college student with jobs but no set career. Unlike Newman, I cannot speak for anyone else, but I can say that I did not appreciate her representation of our sex.” Sophia Redelfs 2/19/2019
In Defense of Jordan Peterson’s Religious Beliefs The Center - “However, [Peterson’s] general statements about God do, or would, find a home in Catholic and Orthodox theological dogma and tradition.” Paul Krause 2/18/2019
The Decline and Fall of Neoliberal Hegemony The Left - “Another problem of Friedman’s analysis is the way that he, like many neoliberals, condemns government intervention, yet is nevertheless willing to take credit for all of the positive gains it has accrued.” Conrad Hamilton and Matt McManus 2/17/2019
Religion and the Left: A Reply to McManus The Center - “The ideas of the Right are more powerful precisely because they are more primitive. Fraternity between differing religious, racial, and linguistic communities is of greater abstraction than fraternizing with one’s co-religionist and inter-linguistic community.” Emre Kazim 2/15/2019
In Further Defense of Nations: A Response to McManus The Right - “As such, quiet gratitude rather than arrogant pride is, I believe, the right attitude to take towards the idea of the nation.” Henry George 2/13/2019
What Is an Intellectual? The Center - “What is it, then, that intellectuals should do? In order to answer this question, it is first necessary to return to a claim made earlier, namely that the telling of truth cannot be the responsibility of an intellectual because being an intellectual, in its very definition, is truth-telling.” Emre Kazim 2/12/2019
On Winners, Losers, and Tribalism The Left - “This means conservatives are actually quite willing to engage in radical social change, but only if they feel that it is necessary to counter efforts by the Left to destroy these hierarchies.” Matt McManus and Amir Massoumian 2/11/2019
Jordan Peterson and Christianity: Doctrine and Truth (Part I) The Right - “Like Pelagius, Peterson thinks we can achieve salvation through our own efforts of will, without the grace of God. Like the aforementioned Gnostics, Peterson repeatedly argues that we each have a spark of the divine in us, so can manifest the divine here and now in our damned world of suffering.” Henry George 2/10/2019
The Failure of Nations: A Reply to Henry George The Left - “So claiming that the Nazi’s nationalism and imperialism were exceptional strikes me as untrue. Almost all of the modern nation-states held up as examples made exceptions of Westphalian principles for themselves, often invoking national glory or superiority as an excuse.” Matt McManus 2/8/2019
The Need for Nations The Right - “It may sound trite to say so, but the national state is the worst way of arranging and governing human societies, apart from all the others.” Henry George 2/4/2019
Roberto Unger is the Philosopher the Left Needs The Left - “Whether one buys into his system, the Left needs more thinkers with Unger’s courage and intellectual ambition.” Matt McManus 1/31/2019
The Intellectual Dark Web: An Analysis from the Left The Left - “Strangely enough, for all its notoriety, the ‘Intellectual Dark Web’ has few of the characteristics of a unified movement oriented around concrete goals.” Matt McManus 1/25/2019
Sisterhood and Solidarity: A Feminist Utopia The Left - “Intra-sexual competitive behavior remains a major barrier to women’s full inclusion in the university workplace, and we would be wise to break it down.” Marion Trejo 1/18/2019
A Review of “Too Fat to Go to the Moon” by Rob McCleary The Left - “Like any good satirist, McLeary directs a lot of his vitriol against the powers that be. He condemns the wealthy families and politicos that encouraged the country to give into its worst impulses, and then fled into space when the inevitable decline set in.” Matt McManus 1/16/2019
Edward Said: Bad Scholar and Bad Character The Right - “Changing the meanings of previously understood words is what ideologues do.” Henry George 1/15/2019
The Case for Humanity (Part IV) The Left - “A technologically-advanced species with the capacity to destroy itself had better learn how to work together.” Matt McManus 1/3/2019