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Don't Trust Facebook

Unless you're comfortable being intrusively surveilled, you should not use Facebook/Instagram applications. Go through a web browser if you need to use their services. But don't install their apps.…

Culture, Technology

Honoring No One Except Ourselves

If every person commemorated for exceptional achievement is to be pulled down from his plinth because he is subsequently found to have been less than a saint (according to current conceptions of sanctity), we shall end up honoring no one…

Culture, Faith

Playing Us For Suckers

Wiping Phones and Erasing the Public’s Trust Political legitimacy requires two things: the rule of law and the widespread, shared perception that the law is impartially applied. The first is largely a matter of process; the second is largely…

Politics, Culture

An Involuntary Witness

“I am an involuntary witness to God’s grace, and to the fortifying power of faith.” So wrote Whitaker Chambers in a letter to his children, trying to explain to them his role in what was, perhaps, the greatest espionage…

Faith, Culture

Seen on Facebook

via Glenn Reynolds “Charges of Imperialism would be more supportable if America regarded the world as a prize to be won rather than a nuisance to be tolerated.”No. Kidding.…

Culture, Politics

An Experiment That's Been Tried Already

Theodore Dalrymple explains, in an over 20 year old article, why the left inevitably hates the police: Their function is, after all, to defend the social order: and since the social order is widely held to be responsible for the…