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Technocracy and the sexes

September 11, 2022 James Kalb 10

Why can’t we all agree that the sexes are different, the differences won’t go away, and denial and suppression aren’t the answer? People talk about confronting stereotypes and so on, but the evident effect of […]

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When reason becomes madness

July 1, 2022 James Kalb 62

Why have people become so crazy when there is so much information and so many experts? To answer, we need to know the basic understandings people rely on. These are evidently leading them astray. So […]

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What to do? Views from the past

May 2, 2021 James Kalb 23

Catholics today are in a difficult position. They have come to believe that active involvement in social and political life is a basic part of living the Faith. But the general conditions leading to that […]

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Can We Turn Back the Clock?

March 19, 2019 James Kalb 9

Recently I’ve been complaining about technocratic society. I’ve also emphasized how deeply rooted its problems are. But if I’m right on the latter point, what good does complaining do? Can we really repeal the modern […]