The Killing Fields, Study Guide

[Originally published at TIC] Review of “The Killing Fields,” by Roland Joffe (director), Warner Brothers, 1984.  Re-issued on Blu-ray, 2014 in hardback digi-book form. Based on the true events of a New York Times employee, Dith Pran, (a… Read More

Horrors of Communism (Full Lecture)

With an emphasis on the Hiss-Chambers trial, the horrors of communism.

The “Machine” of Ideology (Full Lecture)

My follow-up to last week’s talk on Progressivism.  Now, the meaning of ideology and its inherent and inevitable demeaning of the human person.  All ideologies–left and right.

Progressivism (Full Lecture)

A look at the theory behind progressivism and why it is a theory of history, neither left nor right.

MODERN DILEMMA by Christopher Dawson (full book)

A short but brilliant 1932 book by Christopher Dawson.  Well worth reading, especially in this insane and violent age. cd modern dilemma full book

Michael Novak Interviews Christopher Dawson, 1961

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Aldous Huxley, “Writers and Readers,” 1936

This is one of the finest essays I’ve read on the nature of propaganda.  Huxley compares ideological posturing, religious enthusiasm, and imagination.  Excellent. a huxley writers and readers