Summer 2007 • Vol. 2, No. 2
Education & Parenting
The False Promise of Classical Education
Examines the allure of classical education, considers both its religious and secular forms, and shows that—although its advocates claim it to be the solution to today's educational wasteland—classical education only contributes to the crippling of children's minds.
Politics & Rights
Neoconservative Foreign Policy: An Autopsy
Surveys the manifest failure of neoconservative foreign policy, which is alleged to be in America’s “national interest,” zeros in on the fundamental reason for that failure, and calls for the only moral and practical alternative to it: a foreign policy of genuine American self-interest.
History, Politics & Rights
“The Balm for a Guilty Conscience”: Moral Paralysis, Appeasement, and the Causes of World War II
Shows how altruism and egalitarianism—combined with guilt caused by these same factors in regard to World War I—led to British appeasement and compromise in the late 1930s, which, in turn, enabled the rise of Nazi Germany and necessitated World War II.