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Law professor and blogger Ann Althouse offers a essay by Terry Eagleton called “In Praise of Marx” and the comments roll on—both on her site and the linked article praising Marx. Eagleton “is a visiting professor at Lancaster University, in England; the National University of Ireland; and the University of Notre Dame. His latest book, Why [...]

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Virginia Postrel on Glamour

Bright and articulate Virginia Postrel wrote one of my favorite non-fiction books, The Future and It’s Enemies, which I covered here. She “is a writer and cultural critic who examines the hidden economics of modern society, poking at the unexamined ideas behind the march of progress.” In this video, she talks about glamour where she [...]

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A Short Story—The Shills

Authors warning: Although I post what I do with the hope that people read them, you may not want to read this story. If you’re not all interested in what goes on inside a modern progressive Protestant church, or you are simply tired of thinking about the health care debate, then I suggest you read [...]

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The Lessons of History by Will and Ariel Durant—1968 This is less a book review and more an outline of the Durant’s remarkable little summary. It is one of my favorite non-fiction books, although that is often a moving target. It’s also fodder for further exploration and possibly forthcoming essays. All items emphasized are mine, [...]

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