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Two Secularizations and the Fate of Conservatism

Ever since William F. Buckley’s day, the conservative movement has grown in response to the departure of secular radicals from the national consensus, first with the increasing rejection of traditional religious morality by the left, more recently with the left’s departure from core tenets of liberal democracy and its refusal to embrace our national and civilizational stories.

What’s Wrong with the Humanities?

The humanities are declining because too many humanities scholars are alienating students and the public with their opacity, triviality, and irrelevance.