One of the important factors, it seems to me, is that the popular culture has changed fundamentally in the way that it portrays the military and its mission
Look around the world of the new millennium: nationalism has never been more vital, more intense, more impassioned.
We allow television to be our main source of news, and this leads to three critical distortions in our lives.
In every corner of contemporary culture childhood innocence is under assault.
In every ethnic group, children with immigrant parents perform significantly better in school than those whose parents were born here
Popular culture is viewed now as an implacable enemy, a threat to their basic values and a menace to the raising of their children.
Ironically, it is sometimes those films that are the most profoundly, irredeemably awful that make my job most stimulating.
The movie industry’s resounding endorsement of The Last Temptation of Christ is only the latest and perhaps the most grotesque illustration of the overt and pervasive hostility to religion and religious values that has taken root in Hollywood.