Book Review: Losing our Way, an Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America

This book is painful to read, but if you read no other book this year, this is the one you should read. Hebert delves into the deterioration of American society from a prosperous society with a huge middle class, a sound infrastructure, and an educated populace, to its present state where the a much reduced [...]

What Was the Attitude of the Ancients Toward War?

How did the peoples of the ancient world regard war? Did they glory in it, or did they consider it a necessary evil. Did everyone in those days agree that “Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori?” A bit of research would indicate that the attitude, at least of the educated ancients, was ambivalent to [...]