Fact-Free: Where No Center Holds

Fact-Free: Where No Center Holds

Alexander Zubatov

Facts were fuzzy in the ancient world. From Homer to Herodotus, myth, science, and history met and mingled, merging into amalgams that were almost invariably greater than the sum of their parts and yet less than what might pass our modern-day tests.

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Surrounded by Books

Surrounded by Books

John Lukacs

Surrounded by books has been a main circumstance of my long life. So it is now, near the end of my 94th year, when I am in my large library of perhaps 18,000 books in the western wing of my house in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

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Race, Genocide, and Memory

Race, Genocide, and Memory

Philip Jenkins

In 2012, U.S. historian William H. Frederick sparked a fierce controversy about a horrible if largely forgotten episode in Asian history, the so-called Bersiap movement of the 1940’s.

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  • Unserious Nation

    Pat Buchanan | November 21, 2017

    Since 1962, this nation has dethroned its God and begun debates about which of the flawed but great men who created the nation should be publicly dishonored. Are we really a better country today than we were then, when all the world looked to America as the land of the future?

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  • Graham Crackers, Corn Flakes, and Other Grrrrreat American Heresies

    Aaron D. Wolf | November 20, 2017

    “Dad,” the inquisitive youngster is bound to ask, “where do corn flakes come from?” In today’s economy, where farms are something you drive by on your way to Disneyland, the most common answer might be “Kroger” or “the 7-Eleven” instead of “from the farm, son, from cornfields.”

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