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A culture is not a flow, nor even a confluence; the form of its existence is struggle, or at least debate – it is nothing if not a dialectic.
–Lionel Trilling

Jordan Peterson, Lindsay Shepherd & The Corruption Of Our Universities

Thanks to the quick thinking of Lindsay Shepherd, a young graduate student at Wilfrid Laurier University, the latest episode of campus craziness has been caught on tape. In brief, the hapless Shepherd was hauled before an “informal” committee bent on […]

Ayaan Hirsi Ali And Brandeis University’s Shame

Earlier this year, Brandeis University announced that Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a Somali-born advocate for women’s rights and vocal critic of Islam, would be among those awarded an honorary degree at the spring convocation. A few days ago, in response to […]

In Memoriam – Christopher Hitchens

Beware the irrational, however seductive. Shun the ‘transcendent’ and all who invite you to subordinate or annihilate yourself. Distrust compassion; prefer dignity for yourself and others. Don’t be afraid to be thought arrogant or selfish. Picture all experts as if […]