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Were the Middle Ages the Dark Ages?

In the humble Hellenic archipelago, Western civilization was born. Democracy empowered ordinary citizens, and philosophy granted humanity the gift of progress. Then…


Plato and Celebrity Culture

A few weeks ago, I settled down for the laborious task of completing the ACT. Stale coffee pervaded the school district office where testing was taking place, and the looks I saw in people’s…


The Cultural Effects of Modernity

The Great Gatsby is a dirge that mourns the death of the sublime in Western culture. This dirge can be said to start with God himself. Near the beginning, an old billboard is describ…