April 18, 2021
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Tag: American Decline

Orwell’s Prophetic Novel, 1984

In 1949 George Orwell published a tale of a totalitarian country in which self-appointed elites gained the power to erase people’s memories, control their thinking, and alter their values. He titled the book 1984, and it has been terrifying...

What is Happening to America Today?

Following the Covid-19 lockdown, which is still not completely over in many states, Americans witnessed widespread rioting and looting in late May and June, followed by a campaign to “defund the police.” At the same time, persons associated with...

When Feelings Take Control

I recently examined three false notions promoted by Carl Rogers (and Abraham Maslow) that are well on the way to destroying America. In this essay I will expand on one of them—the idea that feelings and emotions are a better guide than reason and...

America’s Troubled Culture

American culture is infected with Relativism, the belief that everyone creates his or her own truth. In other words, that people don’t only have a right to their opinion—their opinions are necessarily right! At first thought, this notion seems...

American Amnesia

Alzheimer’s is a terrible disease that not only degenerates the body but also more tragically, erases a person’s life memories, daily functions and complete personality. Alzheimer’s dire affects are magnified exponentially when an entire nation...

What Happened to America?

Many people are asking what has happened to our country. The question is occasioned both by the growing number of problems facing us—including terrorism, racial unrest, governmental profligacy, political intransigence, and educational decline—and by...

A Nation of Frogs

Years ago, after discussing the tax system with the attorney who had just completed my mother’s estate, I informed him of the Marxist underpinnings of not only the so-called “death tax,” but also the graduated income tax. He was...

Pokémon Go: One More Sign of Decline

You can see them walking singly, in pairs, or in large groups, moving like zombies, looking down at their cell phones as if in a trance. They cross lawns and driveways, step into moving traffic, roam through parks and college campuses, and enter...