Cultural Rot

Notable Quote – Roger Kimball

by Skip June 13, 2018

On what rot the 1960s wreaked upon today (emphasis mine):  “Only a few periods in American history,” the New York Times intoned in an editorial called “In Praise of the Counterculture”: … have seen such a rich fulfillment of the informing ideals of personal freedom and creativity that lie at the heart of the American intellectual tradition. […]

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Decay Point: Anesthetized Youth

by Scott Morales January 4, 2013

Societal decay desiccates many if not all of its valuable features. Its atrophic crumble can be seen in desolate neighborhoods, abandoned youth, personal irresponsibility, and blithely glib leadership; its fetid smell wafts from spoiled brats, contagious selfishness, meretricious celebrities and the worshiping thereof, and narcissism; and it is heard in cravenous silence and ghoulishly giddy […]

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