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By James Kalb
One of the most important services of tradition is that it takes into account realities current ways of thinking leave out. It summarizes experience, ...
By James Kalb
Man is social, cultural, and rational, and acts in accordance with (mostly implicit) principles and ideals. For that reason tradition is directed towa...
By James Kalb
The "American dream" has increasingly been shaped by technocratic elites, and modern life—especially since the 60s—has made a great many people losers...
By James Kalb
Liberalism defines its own absolutes, and when normal human reactions and aspirations get in their way, the absolute takes precedence and the word “no...
By James Kalb
Our governing institutions and the public at large have staked their authority and actions on the rejection of natural law in favor of preference sati...
By James Kalb
Doctrine articulates faith, and makes it usable as a path to truth, so the Church must take it very seriously even in the face of difficulties
By James Kalb
Making sense of the position and power that secular progressivism holds in public life today requires understanding both its theoretical side and its ...
By James Kalb
As in sexual matters, we’ve undergone a revolution in respectable opinion that professes to benefit the marginalized while in fact entrenching the ric...
By James Kalb
It’s evident that immigration, like most issues of public policy, is a matter of prudence, and serious Catholics will disagree on the answers—so infor...
By James Kalb
Like the rest of liberal modernity, the current understanding of identity won’t last because it’s ultimately irrational and self-defeating
By James Kalb
The push for more comprehensive global governance raises many questions, including "Who will control it and ensure that it deals rationally and effect...
By James Kalb
In order to maximize control, the social justice/social services state must minimize man. What can be done?
By James Kalb
Complex thought requires a balance between the particular and the universal, the changing and the changeless, and it cannot survive too much diversity...
By James Kalb
Abolishing stable and determinable meanings results in power in the service of desire becoming the source of what must be treated as reality
By James Kalb
America is not a system of beliefs but millions of people living together, so rejecting some beliefs now treated as official is not rejecting America
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