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In George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel “1984,” protagonist Winston wonders whether he is the only person who retains a real memory and doubts the narrative of The Party. He has no way to find out whether everyone else truly believes the government-revised version of history,...

I warned recently that the events of 2020 were killing political moderation in America by bankrupting millions of small business owners, the hardy yeomen entrepreneurs who have so long formed the solid center of American politics. A new study from Baylor’s b-school — tellingly one begun...

Freedom is crucial both in markets and for ideas.  For society to improve upon the human condition, there must be a free flow within both.  Drawing on the ideas of J.S. Mill, Immanuel Kant, F.A. Hayek, and other intellectual greats, this essay examines the intellectual...

Image credit: defun, iStockAnalysis and Commentaryvia American GreatnessThe story of all Dark Ages is that when civilizations finally prefer suicide, they do it easily, and the remnants flock to the countryside to preserve what they can—allowing the cities go on with their ritual self-destruction. Read the Full...

Storied minds have argued that a failure to critically examine our beliefs makes us culpable for adverse outcomes. Beliefs lead to actions, which impact other people.  As Voltaire wrote during the Enlightenment — when society still had time away from the screen to reflect on philosophy,...