Tag: Society and Culture

Society and Culture examines the prevailing public sentiment as expressed in art, literature, laws and other public venues which showcase popular attitudes. If you want a snapshot of the public conscience, just look at what is promoted in Society and Culture.

Christmas in 2017

A gray, 2 story house with several feet of snow in the fron and side yards, There is a large snowman in the front right of the picture, blue sky overhead, and snow-capped mountains in the background.

I think of a lot of different things when I think of Christmas in 2017. How about you? Shopping, parties, feasting, all are portrayed as why the season is so special, but there is one glaring problem. The emphasis is

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Itching Ears

A rock cliffside is in the background with a leafless, dead tree in the foreground. There is blue sky and clouds overhead.

I am convinced that Jesus will return soon, and my conviction is strengthened as I see the way people handle the truth. I notice plenty of people who have itching ears, both in the world and in the church. The

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Deception – Part 3

A pathway on the left near a small autumn glen. Vibrant and varied colored fall leaves are seen on the trees and bushes to the right, with small spaces in the tree tops revealing a clear blue sky.

Many people consider themselves to be spiritual, and yet deception plays a huge part in their lives. While many look for some kind of savior, often they look for the savior they want rather than the savior they need. There

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Russian Collusion? -Part 2

Hillsdale College campus during autumn, with an American flag displayed on a common area in front of a multi-storied brown brick building with white trim. The courtyard in the foreground shows green grass, numerous trees in various autumn colors and a clear, deep blue shy overhead.

The following [Russian Collusion?, by Mollie Hemingway] is adapted from a speech delivered on September 7, 2017, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C. Trump’s relationship with Putin was decidedly different.

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Russian Collusion?

Hillsdale College campus during autumn, with an American flag displayed on a common area in front of a multi-storied brown brick building with white trim. The courtyard in the foreground shows green grass, numerous trees in various autumn colors and a clear, deep blue shy overhead.

The following [Russian Collusion?, by Mollie Hemingway] is adapted from a speech delivered on September 7, 2017, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C. We keep being told that President Trump

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How Intelligence Works (When It Does) – Part 5

Hillsdale College campus aerial view of the main plaza with an American flag prominently displayed in the foreground. Walkways between buildings frame the grass-covered lawn and there are numerous trees with bright green foliage scattered across the landscape.

The following, How Intelligence Works (When It Does) by Herbert E. Meyer, is adapted from a speech delivered on February 15, 2017, at a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar in Phoenix, Arizona. We are still in the early days of

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How Intelligence Works (When It Does) – Part 4

Hillsdale College campus aerial view of the main plaza with an American flag prominently displayed in the foreground. Walkways between buildings frame the grass-covered lawn and there are numerous trees with bright green foliage scattered across the landscape.

The following, How Intelligence Works (When It Does) by Herbert E. Meyer, is adapted from a speech delivered on February 15, 2017, at a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar in Phoenix, Arizona. Back in January, when U.S. intelligence chiefs released

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Lessons From Las Vegas

View from the top of a mountain, with spruce and pine trees covering the landscape. You look out across a valley to distant mountain tops. There is a dead tree in the right foreground, with a pine tree in the left foreground.

The recent massacre in Las Vegas, NV, is a tragedy of epic proportions. With over 500 victims, it is the largest mass shooting in recent US history. There are a lot of questions about what happened, but the greatest question

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How Intelligence Works (When It Does) – Part 2

Hillsdale College campus aerial view of the main plaza with an American flag prominently displayed in the foreground. Walkways between buildings frame the grass-covered lawn and there are numerous trees with bright green foliage scattered across the landscape.

The following, How Intelligence Works (When It Does) by Herbert E. Meyer, is adapted from a speech delivered on February 15, 2017, at a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar in Phoenix, Arizona. Good intelligence is a combination of information and

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The National Anthem

The United States flag flies at half mast, with the PoW flag beneath it. There is a clear blue shy overhead, and scattered desert plants in the background.

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the national anthem and what people say and do during its playing. Tradition dictates that one stands during the national anthem (also known as The Star Spangled Banner) as a sign of

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