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Church, State, and the Internet

January 6, 2020 James Kalb 12

Methods of communication have huge social effects. Before the written word people lived tribally. All communication was word-of-mouth, and social order was personal, local, and traditional. Religion was myth, custom, and folklore. Among the Old […]

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Open the borders?

October 1, 2019 James Kalb 22

Last month I commented on Catholicism and nationality. My basic point was that the existence of particular peoples is a natural and beneficial part of human life that should be respected. That point is often […]

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Why is liberalism so durable?

August 20, 2019 James Kalb 7

Liberalism tells us everyone should be able to do, be, and get whatever he wants, as much and as equally as possible. People believe that represents a new and higher stage in political and moral […]