Leftists in Oz

Leftists in Oz

Why is it that the Left is always (without exception) vocally outraged over imaginary injustices, but never (also without exception) voice any outrage over real outrages? If the Left were stupid or insane, they would sometimes, by sheer statistical random … More »

Natural Law and Unnatural Acts

Natural Law and Unnatural Acts

I would be remiss as an opinion journalist if I did not comment on the recent and enormous significance of sending a woman to jail for her religious convictions, something never seen in a free country before now. But in … More »

Thinking Backward

Thinking Backward

It is to be noticed that many a modern mind educated in the modern fashion has lost the ability to think backward, that is, to correct a false premise when it reaches an absurd conclusion. The column will offer a … More »

Rage of the Mandarins

Rage of the Mandarins

In this essay, I would like to direct the attention of the gentle reader to the overall reality, to the ‘Big Picture’ big enough that it almost forms no picture in our minds. The picture is meant so show what … More »

Is Religion Good or Bad for Politics?

Is Religion Good or Bad for Politics?

The wording of the question is charmingly misleading, akin to asking whether economic theory is good or bad for politics, without bothering to distinguish between the economic theory of the free market, which produced the industrial revolution, versus the economic theory of Stalinist Marxism… More »

Unreality and Conformity of the Left

Unreality and Conformity of the Left

In the Nineteenth Century, intellectuals raised the argument that Western Civilization was wrong about all its major conclusions, from Christianity to Democracy to Capitalism, and that a rational system of scientific socialism should and would correct these errors and replace … More »

Peace and Nothingness

Peace and Nothingness

Despite that the mainstream and official doctrine of our postchristian and therefore postrational society is that thoughts have no meaning, unfortunately, thoughts do have meaning and ideas have consequences. The first immediate consequence of nihilism is intellectual cowardice, a blubbering … More »