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Kanye West: Pelagian and Capitalist?

Normally I wouldn’t ask you to seriously contemplate the deeper meaning behind Kanye West, but a friend linked to this article on facebook, and it did get me thinking. Here are a few key quotes explaining what Kanye is up to: The concept of vanity is so rooted in the idea of a singular narcissist […]

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Mo Babies Mo Problems

This past Sunday, Ross Douthat started a truly astounding conversation about babies, decadence, and the American social conscience.  A strong but partially appreciative criticism was offered by Matthew Yglesias at Slate, and a qualifying but supportive essay was written by Samuel Goldman.  Rod Dreher has made steady commentary throughout the week, with a suggested definition […]