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'It Was Like a Movie': Atrocity and the Arts

'It Was Like a Movie': Atrocity and the Arts


November 2001 -- A article from the  Navigator Special: The Assault on Civilization, posted October 12, 2001. Published in the November 2001 Navigator.

9/11 and The War Against Modernity

9/11 and The War Against Modernity


May 2002 -- Why do they hate us? How could they have done this? What were they trying to achieve?

A Message from the Executive Director

A Message from the Executive Director

January, 2001 -- In the culture wars of our time, the culture that shaped our world has had no voice.  

A Modern Scholasticism: Reflections on Derrida's "Cogito and the History of Madness

A Modern Scholasticism: Reflections on Derrida's "Cogito and the History of Madness

This commentary is part of The Atlas Society's 1999 online "CyberSeminar" entitled "The Continental Origins of Postmodernism."

A Philosophy for the 21st Century

A Philosophy for the 21st Century

When Atlas Shrugged was published in October of 1957, it spoke to a world that was very different from ours, on the surface at least.

A Romantic Manifesto

A Romantic Manifesto

 May 2004 -- BOOK REVIEW: Alexandra York, Crosspoints: A Novel of Choice (New York: Promethena Press, 2004). 446 pp., $24.95, paperback.

Airlines Win Permission to Merge

Airlines Win Permission to Merge

“(Reuters) - US Airways Group Inc and American Airlines will give low-cost competitors more access to a half dozen key U.S. airports, including New York and Washington, D.C., in exchange for permission to merge and create the world’s largest airline.”

Al Gore's Praise for Capitalism

Al Gore's Praise for Capitalism

 Al Gore’s Praise for Capitalism. If you want to hear it, why here it is . 

Personalizing Responsibility. 

All in Favor Say "I"

All in Favor Say "I"

    capitalism [kap-i-tl-iz-uhm]

    An economic and political system characterized by a free market for goods and services and private control of production and consumption.

    The American Heritage New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy

    "Money will not purchase happiness for the man who has no concept of what he wants: money will not give him a code of values, if he's evaded the knowledge of what to value, and it will not provide him with a purpose, if he's evaded the choice of what to seek.”

America's "Civil War" Debt Battle

America's "Civil War" Debt Battle

August 3, 2011—The major German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung wrote that the debt-ceiling battle in Washington had a “civil war atmosphere.” But the war was not confined to atmospherics.