Fussin’ on the Porch!

From First Thoughts

It seems there’s a bit of a rebellion over at the porch, where the iconic Wendell Berry, the Kentucky sage, is brought down a peg or two by FPR contributing editor and founder of the late, and beloved, The New Pantagruel: Hymns in a Whorehouse, Caleb Stegall. Is this what localism has become? . . . . Continue Reading »

Movin’ On?

From First Thoughts

  Being a student of Voegelin, a philosophical groupie as it were, I’ve long wanted to attend one the annual American Political Science Association meetings held throughout the country and Canada. This year’s event was held last month in Toronto and has, of course, been blogged . . . . Continue Reading »

The Experiential Christ

From First Thoughts

Check out Caleb Stegall’s blog post here and please take note of his brilliant response in the ‘comment’ section. Stegall’s exploration of the causes of the deculturation of modernity needs to be addressed by the scholars here at PoMoCon, in what could be a delightful . . . . Continue Reading »

Searching for the Wiggle Wobble

From First Thoughts

A nostalgic reminiscence from the Clinton years: Social historians, the addlepated media, and other leftists have delighted in categorizing those of us who are “post-war baby boomers,” as self-indulged, morally challenged, half-wits who follow the remnant of the Grateful Dead around in . . . . Continue Reading »