Jace Yarbrough: Is America still the home of the brave? There are some good reasons why it shouldn’t be.
It’s an overstatement to call two articles on the same subject a “rash,” but it was still interesting to read two articles on a similar topic within 24 hours of each other. Rod Dreher on church architecture and aesthetics. Heather MacDonald on classical music. The articles focus on different things, but both left me wondering […]
David Parker I recently visited a lovely little square in a very old, a very nice, historical city. My friends and I had just come from a local community meeting which had gathered an assemblage of people representing all cuts of the proverbial cloth. It had been a pleasant summer evening. The late sun set […]
I used to worry that there were weird creatures lurking in my room at night. I avoided stepping on cracks, so as to save my poor mother’s back. But I never believed I would hear a New Yorker say this about a proposed skyscraper: “It’s an abomination.” Or this: “This is the time to call […]
In my previous post, I hinted that there was significance to the way in which we design our art and architecture. The argument against this, of course, is that art is about expression, not truth. If we want truth we should study science–art as an objective medium is meaningless. Today I was reading Michael Ward, […]