Book Review: The Story of the Family

Book Review: The Story of the Family

Dale Ahlquist, The Story of the Family: G.K. Chesterton on the Only State That Creates And Loves Its Own Citizens Public schools Two-income families Birth Control Abortion Divorce These cultural institutions are so commonplace that, with the exception of abortion, the vast majority of Americans accept them as simply the…

Book Review – Platitudes Undone

Book Review – Platitudes Undone

In 1911, Holbrook Jackson, a British journalist and socialist, privately published a little book called Platitudes in the Making, Precepts & Advices for Gentlefolk. G.K. Chesterton, a friend of Holbrook’s, received an autographed copy, and amused himself by handwriting witty responses to each of Holbrook’s nuggets of advice. How do…