Culture & Society

Commentary and discussion on a range of cultural topics, ranging from media to art and everything in-between!

Christian, Culture & Society, Documentary

Dragon Revealed: From Darkness to Light

Over the last 50 years, we have witnessed an explosion of Eastern philosophy and martial arts in Western culture. What has been their influence upon the last 2 generations? And where does this path we have set our feet upon lead? Does the study of Martial Arts, Tai-Chi and Yoga really lead to a more disciplined way of life, as is being promoted by the media today?

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Culture & Society, Long Format, Videos

Coronavirus & Communism: The Blunt Truth

Steven Mosher explains how the worldwide Coronavirus crisis is linked to the Chinese Communist Party — CCP. In this exclusive interview for TFP Student Action, you will also learn how the Catholic Church in China is suffering intense persecution today. Get the facts with Mr. Mosher, top expert on affairs in China, president of Population Research Institute and author of “Bully of Asia: Why China’s Dream Is the New Threat to World Order.”

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Articles, Culture & Society

The Problem of Personhood

Modern accounts of personhood fail because they do not explain deep-seated moral intuitions about the value of human life.

The 2008 film The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (based on a novel of the same name) is a fictional story about the friendship between an eight-year-old son of a Nazi concentration camp officer and another eight-year-old who is one of the camp’s prisoners. The boy, named Bruno, thinks the camp is merely a farm and asks his father why the farmers “wear pajamas” (which are actually inmate uniforms). Bruno’s father begins his answer, ominously:

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Articles, Culture & Society

What Is the New Age Movement?

New Age is a term that encompasses a broad spectrum of spiritual, philosophical, and theological thought developing in the West since the eighteenth century, mainly in counterpoint to (if not in direct reaction against) the rationalism of the Enlightenment. New Age suggests that adherents are seeking to usher in a new phase in human history (i.e., a “new age” or new epoch) through their spiritual practices and their philosophical and theological developments of traditional Western religious thought and practice.