Thomas Fleming is president of the Fleming Foundation. He is the author of six books, including The Morality of Everyday Life and The Politics of Human Nature, as well as many articles and columns for newspapers, magazines,and learned journals. He holds a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a B.A. in Greek from the College of Charleston. He served as editor of Chronicles: a Magazine of American Culture from 1984 to 2015 and president of The Rockford Institute from 1997-2014. In a previous life he taught classics at several colleges and served as a school headmaster in South Carolina
A most amusing and interesting piece! Nice to have the podcasts back.
As for the more loony and exotic specimens in our American zoo not breeding, they are simply the most observable symptom of the disease afflicting Western Christendom – or the dying embers of that society. Demography is destiny; an overworked but accurate phrase it is. I mentioned to an acquaintance recently not to miss his chance to visit Central Europe, since declining birthrates means that sooner or later the great cathedrals will likely endure the same fate as some of those ancient towns and edifices in Iraq and Syria. I pray that I’m wrong, but believe only divine intervention can rescue us from the fate our behavior deserves.
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If only Progressives were really committed we would be rid of them in a generation.
That is why Hollywood and public schools exist. The progs need not breed. They can move their revolution forward through the generations by corrupting the children of decent folks.
The lefties put themselves in a Rip Van Winkle state thinking that what they sacrifice for the climate will improve the future of the planet. Little do they realize that life does go on and when they wake up they will be strangers in their own land.