The Evolution of Human Nature

EPPC Briefly | Published on June 20, 2013

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Several essays in the latest issue of EPPC’s journal The New Atlantis examine the efforts by scientists and philosophers to find Darwinian explanations for human nature and society.

President Obama and the Media

EPPC Briefly | Published on May 30, 2013

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The various scandals engulfing the Obama administration “have the potential to deal a devastating blow” to “progressive ideology,” writes EPPC Senior Fellow Peter Wehner in the Weekly Standard, “which is why journalists will downplay these stories as much as they can.”

Immigration and Assimilation

EPPC Briefly | Published on May 15, 2013

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Acculturation Without Assimilation

The Boston Marathon bombers “are but extreme examples of a far wider breakdown in America’s system of assimilation,” warns EPPC Senior Fellow Stanley Kurtz in National Review. “We ought not to be mulling amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants before putting that system back in order.” Read more>>

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EPPC Briefly: Roger Scruton on the Meaning of Margaret Thatcher

EPPC Briefly | Published on May 2, 2013

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Margaret Thatcher “believed in [Britain] and its institutions, and saw them as the embodiment of social affections nurtured and stored over centuries,” explains EPPC Senior Fellow Roger Scruton in the Times of London. “Family, civil association, the Christian religion and the common law were all integrated into her ideal of freedom under the law.”

EPPC Briefly: Reality and Public Policy

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In a National Affairs essay adapted from his 12th William E. Simon Lecture, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel exposes the destructive effects of contemporary Gnosticism and of its central tenet that “all is plastic and malleable in the human condition.”