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From the NOR Dossiers

Cultural Counterpoint by Jason M. Morgan

Denizens of a Pale Blue Dust Mote

CULTURAL COUNTERPOINT

Jason M. Morgan

July-August 2019

Carl Sagan’s immanent nihilism is premised on the seemingly conflicting notions that mankind is nothing and yet everything, simultaneously.

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“Raising Awareness”: Reducing Philanthropy to Vanity

CULTURAL COUNTERPOINT

Jason M. Morgan

May 2019

There is something very particularly American about "raising awareness": it is democratic, in seeking to sway public opinion; it is optimistic; it is evangelical and yet post-Christian.

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By the Lakes of Babylon

CULTURAL COUNTERPOINT

Jason M. Morgan

March 2019

Fr. Hesburgh proved to be a perfect avatar for the Notre Dame he created: an endorser of some kind of vaguely conceived “natural religion.”

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The Great Awokening: The Puritan Roots of the Social Justice Warrior

Jason M. Morgan

January-February 2019

Social Justice Warriors behave like cult members. They are little Cromwells who demand Robespierre-level ideological purity of every single person.

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Finding Security Behind Closed Doors

THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION WAS REALLY ABOUT SELFISHNESS

Jason M. Morgan

December 2018

The sexbot is a tool that uses us and mocks our weakness. It is a vision of Hell: inhuman, ruthless, mendacious, comfortless, and cold.

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Emblem of an Exhausted Era

CULTURAL COUNTERPOINT

Jason M. Morgan

October 2018

"Novitiate" is a film to be expected at the bitter, burnt-out end of the sexual revolution. It is not so much a movie as a cry for help.

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