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Divorce Getting Easier in New York, Hipster Christianity, and More

It’s often said that the Western tradition is the product of three cities: Jerusalem, Athens, and Rome (in that order). Here is an article discussing the relationship between Rome and Athens, and how “captive Greece held captive her uncouth conqueror.” … Continue reading

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Our Ancestors Made Us Rich (or Poor)

According to an interesting new study, modern wealth and poverty in different regions of the world are predicted to an extraordinary degree by the state of technology in that region 500 years ago. It’s likely that our elites will find … Continue reading

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