Mr. Cunningham posed the question of whether Beauty is a sense of belonging, or an object of desire. I suggest it is neither.
What if beauty is like rehearsal or practice?
The pursuit of beauty, as Scruton understands it, doesn’t blind you to the realities and dangers of life, but attempts to make sense of them.
This Christmas season, I’m pursuing the same sense of simplicity that George Herbert found.
A response to the wildly popular “The Brain on 23” in HuffPost..
The past few decades have been challenging for arts programs as well as musical ensembles on a troubling scale.
Two buildings in London tell very different stories.
Peter Gallaher remembers the final, flickering moments.
In the Christ-haunted world, imagination is not allowed.
Thoughts on technology and happiness.