| Monday June 13, 2011 at 8:21 PM PST
In a recent article, the Wall Street Journal quotes Mark Zuckerberg, the kid from Harvard who heads the CEO of a company-not-yet-public. (Goldman-Sachs VIP insiders only, please). What disturbed me about the article is not that another company is breaking into the so-called China market after the Google row over censorship. I’m more disturbed...
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Tags: Business, Censorship, China, Civil Liberties, Civil Society, Corruption, Culture, epistemology, Facebook, Integrity, Iran, liberalism, Liberalism, Mark Zuckerberg, moral relativism, nihilism, Personal Liberty, subjectivism, Trade
David J. Theroux
| Tuesday May 18, 2010 at 7:41 AM PST
In an excellent article in the American Spectator, British philosopher and author Sir Roger Scruton discusses his superb new documentary, Why Beauty Matters, that has recently been shown on the BBC. Scruton incisively examines the importance of beauty in the arts and our lives, including fine arts, music, and architecture. In the process, he...
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Tags: Art, beauty, Birth of Venus, C. S. Lewis, Civil Society, Corruption, Culture, Cynicism, deconstructionism, dehumanization, Education, Entertainment, Liberty, materialism, Media, modernism, Morality, Natural Law, nihilism, Oscar Wilde, Philosophy, post-modernism, Propaganda, reductionism, Religion, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, Roger Scruton, sacred arts, Sandro Botticelli, Utilitarianism, Video