Tusculan Disputations (Cicero): Review

For ages, man has wondered how he might live the best and happiest life. The world’s collapse into a feverish,…

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NYC Mayor 2021: How Eric Adams Beat Andrew Yang

The results aren’t official yet, because mail-in ballots and ranked choice voting will guarantee confusion, but Eric Adams will likely…

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The Carl Sagan Prophecy: When and How Did it Come True?

Future historians will characterize the early 21st century in America as a period of humiliation. Unfortunately, the humiliation did not…

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The Biden Bubble is About to Pop (Preview)

Fortune rules the fates of men far more than we, in our arrogance, would care to admit. Herodotus reminds us…

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America’s Long Humiliation

“OK, Boomer!” This meme began circulating in 2019. Mostly driven by Generation Z, it pokes fun at the mores and…

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What is Donald Trump’s Legacy?

And just like that, he was gone. He left in the worst way possible, too. That will surely mar his…

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The Biggest Winners and Losers of 2020

2020, definitively, was the year that history began again. If you had any more doubts that the “End of History”…

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Are Aristotle’s Natural Slaves Real People?

He who participates in reason enough to apprehend, but not to have reason, is a slave by nature. Whereas the…

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Election 2020 Results: The Seventh Party System is Here

Yes, there was fraud. No, we don’t know the extent of it. No, it probably won’t change the result, even…

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Election 2020: Two Moral Questions About America

We’re down to the wire. You’ll note that I haven’t done another election forecast since the one in June, when…

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