March 2, 2024

The Arts

By John Peale Bishop

To speak on the future of anything whatsoever is to take on, not only the prerogatives of a prophet, but the risks. And the risk of a prophet is always […]

March 2, 2024

The Way of Life

By Clyde Kluckhohn

Suppose that, after various historical discontinuities, archaeologists five hundred years hence were to excavate the ruins of settlements of comparable size in Europe, in America, in Australia, and in other […]

March 2, 2024

The Polity

By Rushton Coulborn

To divine the future of a people it is necessary to probe its past, for only in the acts that it has done is its spirit to be discerned. In […]