Modernity is obsessed with subjectivity. It’s about “lived experience”. It abhors the idea of objective truth. It’s about “Your Truth”.

Maybe this is a product of unfettered liberalism which values the sovereign individual above all else (and perhaps while dispensing with all else). I think I was a classical liberal…

During the pandemic I took up the fashionable hobby of complaining about the restrictions and lockdowns the Alberta government has imposed. After trying my hand at it for some months now, I have concluded that complaining is all style and no substance. Sure, it’s catchy, but it doesn’t work properly…

Actual conspiracies have been played out in nearly every society from ancient Rome to modern Japan. But this piece deals with those conspiracies that are nothing more than theory-those that live primarily in the imagination (and in the collective imagination of the internet). …

I’ve been reading some good old Benjamin Franklin recently and have been appreciating how he kept up such a faithful correspondence with so many of his friends. We could all use some old-fashioned correspondence. We could all use some deliberate and purposeful communication designed for establishing mutual understanding instead of…

The need for godliness

As the world turns away from God and faith (becomes godless), the mores of our nations melt away. News and political dialogue suffer from deficiencies in integrity, morality, and civility. …

John Wetterstrand

Conservative, Christian, proud Canadian 🇨🇦

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