Must The Sun Set On The West?
Must The Sun Set On The West? The Devolution of Human Dignity
In this lecture, Dr. Vishal Mangalwadi suggests that the doctrine of human dignity was a foundational assumption that made the West unique.
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From Bach to Cobain: Losing the Soul of Music and Hope
In this lecture, Dr. Vishal Mangalwadi explores what made the West a uniquely musical and optimistic civilization, enabling it to sing "Joy to the World" in a world full of evil and suffering
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From Da Vinci to Dan Brown: The Decline from Reason to Mysticism
For 500 years, scholars recognized Leonardo da Vinci as a quintessential Renaissance man: a man of reason. Now novelist Dan Brown has fictionalized da Vinci into a promoter of non-rational sexual mysticism.
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From Science to Sorcery: Why Witchcraft Appeals More Than Science
This lecture explains why the postmodern West is more interested in Harry Potter than Isaac Newton.