Trading Fear for Anger

A recent study found that “more Americans [are] suffering from stress, anxiety and depression” than ever recorded. An article from Psychology Today described this increased anxiety as contributing to the fact that “between 1999 and 2014, the suicide rate increased...

Silicon Valley’s Pornography Problem

he New Year is upon us: the search-engine giants of Silicon Valley have released their sparkling, end-of-year “what we searched for” videos. Watching these stirs up a spirit of solidarity and humanity — they suggest that our dominant use of the internet was to...

Why Our Superhero Movies Suck

ur modern superheroes have sex. Super sex, I suppose, but otherwise they do it according to the basic ethical norms of liberalism: with consent and without any hangups about marriage. It’s hardly surprising — our superheroes are reflections of our ideals, and...

Luther

We don’t believe in Hell. We scarcely believe in Heaven. Life, in modern doctrine, has no orientation to anything outside of itself. Given this, one would think we would abandon our concept of the person as a pilgrim, wayfarer, and adventurer. If life has no...