Donald Trump and King Pyrrhus

On Revolts and Revolutions: 18th-Century France and Modern China

Deep Thoughts About Sandwiches: John Montagu, Gambling Debts, and Reading Terminal Market

Use Your Discernment (So Long as You Discern Nothing Different) 

The Declaration or The Constitution: Which Do You Prefer? My Thoughts on The Documents and A Review of Yoram Hazony’s “Conservatism: A Rediscovery”

An Introduction to John Milton

An Introduction To Aristotle

Reflections on a 5-Day Water Fast (With Occasional Digressions Into Elizabethan Literature)

Twitter has tweeted, whose board has now spoken: Musk owns the site, and all the world’s broken.

From Bad to Worse: The Predictable Implosion of CNN+

Ketanji Brown-Jackson, Our New Justice Supreme

Two Saviors In Two Weeks: First Obama, and Now Christ Returns – A Political Poem

The “Don’t Say Gay” Bill, Poeticized – A Political Poem

Full of Faux Sincerity, Lacking (all) Intelligibility, Kamala Harris Can’t Speak – A Political Poem

Off We Go!–To WWIII, Led by Biden’s Inarticulacy– A Political Poem

Lines Written To And Beneath A Full Moon, 18 March 2022 (1)

Virgil’s Fourth Eclogue – A Pagan Poet’s Prophecy of Christ?

Guided Meditation For When You’re On An Airplane

How to Think about the Sublime and Beautiful: Aesthetics for Everyone

If People are Kept Ignorant Long Enough, Anything is Possible

Religion and Politics: The Unwelcome Guests

A Meditation On Human Nature With Machiavelli And The Buddha

Worldly Possessions: Do You Possess Them, Or Do They Possess You?

Wisdom Is The Mother Of All Good Things. And What Is The Highest Wisdom? To KNOW Yourself

Sun Yourself Like a Cynic

The Promethean Diet

“An Honest Heart and a Knowing Head” | Lessons from Thomas Jefferson on How to Live Well

Epicureanism And The Good Life

Babylon Film Review

Why (and How) You Should Memorize Poetry

The Banshees of Inisherin: One of the Year’s Best Films

Sam Smith and Satan: The Meaning Behind the Devil-Worship

On Friedrich Nietzsche: Lives of the Philosophers