Is Chivalry Dead? It depends on what you mean by chivalry. When most people say chivalry, they are thinking of the behaviors of an upper class Englishman during the Victorian and Edwardian periods. Probably the best example of this is the behavior of the gentlemen on the … [Read more...] about Is Chivalry Dead?
Recently, there have been a whole spate of signs that our civilization is circling the drain. One of the most disgusting is the "rape sex tape" that was produced and uploaded to the internet by Columbia University student Emma Sulkowicz, also known as Mattress Girl. She released … [Read more...] about Circling The Drain
I really try to be optimistic about the future, but almost every week I run across something that challenges my positive outlook. The latest strike against my optimism is this post by Michael Klare, which raised the question in my mind: Is the US becoming a second rate power? … [Read more...] about Is The US Becoming A Second Rate Power?
Pope Francis is an enigma. On the one hand, he is known for ambiguous statements such as “who am I to judge?” that can be interpreted completely in line with traditional Catholic teachings, but which can also interpreted as signaling a relaxation of those teachings. On the other … [Read more...] about What Is Pope Francis Up To?
On the reality survival show, Naked and Afraid, nothing is more crucial than a good a partner. While the show is mainly a test of survival skills and endurance, the mental fitness of one’s partner is equally crucial. Many pairings have dissolved into chaos, bitterness, and utter … [Read more...] about Warning Signs that Your Naked and Afraid Partner Sucks