Category: Commentary

Explaining the Left, Part III

The secular religion of Leftism has replaced Christianity and Judaism. One of the most important books of the 20th century — it remains a best-seller 59 years after it was first published — is Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl. Marx saw man’s primary drive as economic, and Freud saw it as sex. But Frankl believed […]

WHY MEN LIKE ME SHOULD NOT BE PRIESTS

I am the sort of man the Catholic Church says shouldn’t be a priest. I experience what the Vatican calls “deep-seated homosexual tendencies,” which, according to the Church, make me an unsuitable candidate for the priesthood. The 2005 Vatican instruction on the question of homosexuality and the priesthood states this clearly: “The Church, while profoundly […]

Why Can’t People Hear What Jordan Peterson Is Saying?

My first introduction to Jordan B. Peterson, a University of Toronto clinical psychologist, came by way of an interview that began trending on social media last week. Peterson was pressed by the British journalist Cathy Newman to explain several of his controversial views. But what struck me, far more than any position he took, was the method […]

Why Leftists Hate Masculinity

An ongoing mantra of the left is that everyone is a victim, with a singular carve-out for white men.  A large group of the female population has embraced this chant. While there may be a number of grievances put forth by this movement, there also comes a theme that is particularly dangerous: the feminist attack on […]