American Culture

Trusting the Good News in the Age of Fake News

"Trust is a fundamental social capital, and as Christians we should lament its decline. But even as the integrity of our news outlets seems to erode before our very eyes--even as we are inundated with fake news--we must never let our faith waiver regarding what we know to be reliable, trustworthy, and true: The Gospel." - Ref21

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“More and more, politics has become a place where people go to find their identity, or create one, or join one.”

"[Mary] Eberstadt’s new book is Primal Screams: How the Sexual Revolution Created Identity Politics. It’s about our existential crisis, which strikes at the heart of the human person and the family, the most essential elements for civilizational life and health. And this isn’t just another conservative diagnosis of our bad morals. It’s a plea." - Kathryn Jean Lopez

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“Something is sick with the American male”

"C. S. Lewis’s The Abolition of Man is a collection of lectures he delivered out of concern for how the British education system, which was just one presentment of a larger societal disease, was inculcating subjectivity and 'values' unmoored from any objective notion of value, order, and virtue. Lewis understood this trend to be a threat not only to British society, but mankind as he knew it." - CBMW

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“According to recent surveys from both Gallup and Pew Research, more Americans than before have a negative opinion of church.”

"According to recent surveys from both Gallup and Pew Research, more Americans than before have a negative opinion of church." - Facts & Trends

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"Without maintaining at least some cultural norms, all the formal law in the world can’t save a polity from becoming a nasty, poor, brutish dystopia."

"... by using presidential rhetoric more to praise cooperators than to slay perceived enemies, the next Oval Office inhabitant should re-inspire a sense of shared identity and common purpose." - Washington Examiner

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