Tagged: America

Happy Fourth of July

The Fourth of July, Modernity came of age — Second childhood now? On July 4th, 1776, the Earth, after centuries of labor pains, gave birth to one of those rare children of Civilization that becomes a light to the world. On July 4th, 2017, that light has dimmed, and appears about to recede forever into the Earth from which it came. Its great philosophical underpinnings...

America: Not Shining But Burning

The human mind naturally protects itself from considerations that would interrupt the appealing flow of everyday life. This fact alone explains the continued unwillingness of many thinking people to wonder aloud whether there is still hope for the survival of the United States of America as founded. Too early to voice such a dire concern, you say? On the contrary, it is far...