Lies, Damned Lies, and Sentimental Hypocrisy
Lies, Damned Lies, and Sentimental Hypocrisy Are we setting up the Ukrainians for the disappointment of a lifetime?
The Political Theology of Abortion
The Political Theology of Abortion Christian conservatives weren’t always pro-life. They became pro-life—and changed Christianity in the process.
Death and Friendship in the Sordid Swamp
Death and Friendship in the Sordid Swamp Washington DC is an amazing place to live.
Against the Cult of Productivity
Against the Cult of Productivity Is it possible to live forever through one's writing?
Liberalism and the Universality Trap
Liberalism and the Universality Trap The ideals that make liberal society great also make it vulnerable.
Ukraine’s Interests Are Not Our Own
Ukraine’s Interests Are Not Our Own That’s why we should help them try to win their war, even if it’s a long shot.
Is There Such Thing as the Common Good?
Is There Such Thing as the Common Good? Truth is real, but it's not real for everyone.
The End of History Dies Hard in Berlin
The End of History Dies Hard in Berlin Are Germans still too optimistic about the future, despite everything?
Uncomfortably Numb
Uncomfortably Numb As I watch the latest horrors come to light in Ukraine, I am reminded just how easily the world got used to civilian massacres in Bosnia.
Can a Country Have Moral Interests?
Can a Country Have Moral Interests? In the case of the United States, it does. And it must defend them.