Monthly Archives: June 2012

Books of Interest: The Heidegger Controversy, A Critical Reader edited by Richard Wolin

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Books of Interest: Unauthorized Freud, Doubters Confront a Legend edited by Frederick Crews

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David Brooks on Memory, Aesthetics and the Politics of Just Authority, or the Decline of Male Heterosexual Power by Queer Atheist

Mr. Brooks begins his latest essay as a diatribe against contemporary monuments in the nations capitol, the mixture of aesthetics and politics is choice that leaves the regular reader of the platonically inflected political chatter of Mr. Brooks a bit … Continue reading

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Ross Douthat defends the unborn while making war on living by Political Cynic

I can't say that the Ross Douthat essay of June 9,2012 titled Eugenics,Past and Present is surprising in any way. Mr. Douthat manufactures some self-serving political hysteria regarding research led by Jay Shendure, a professor at the University of Washington, … Continue reading

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David Brooks on American Dishonesty, Without Redemption by Political Observer

If your looking for a diversion from the more troublesome aspects of your own life, and/or the failure of the Republic, the latest David Brooks essay titled The Moral Diet can supply something that almost resembles serious human thought. We … Continue reading

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