The First Church of Cinema

The First Church of Cinema

By Jacob Bruggeman The human soul is hungry for beauty; we seek it everywhere—in landscape, music, art, clothes, furniture, gardening, companionship, love, religion, and in ourselves. No one would desire not to be beautiful. When we experience the beautiful, there is...
Tipping the State’s Sacred Cows

Tipping the State’s Sacred Cows

The False Promise of Big Government: How Washington Helps the Rich and Hurts the Poor by Patrick M. Garry. Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2017. Paperback, 112 pages, $10. Reviewed by Jacob Bruggeman Published in 2017 by University of South Dakota professor Patrick...
Prophets of Paradise?

Prophets of Paradise?

Utopia Is Creepy: And Other Provocations by Nicholas Carr. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2016. Hardcover, 360 pages, $15. Reviewed by Jacob Bruggeman Historians and science fiction writers, philosophers and some politicians, have for decades warned us of the...

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