Alexander Zubatov

About Alexander Zubatov

Alexander Zubatov is a practicing attorney specializing in general commercial litigation. He is also a writer of poetry, fiction, drama, essays, and polemics.

Higher Education Is About to Implode

By |2020-04-30T16:31:05-05:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Culture, Education|

Our current system of higher education has reached a tipping point. My prediction is that within 20 years’ time, we will be living in a very different reality as far as university education is concerned. Higher education is about to implode. The issues with higher education in America have been mounting for some time now. [...]

A Backwards Civilization: Unthinking Leaders, Frenzied Citizens

By |2019-10-11T09:40:12-05:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Civil Society, Civilization, Democracy, Featured, Meno, Modernity, Plato, Political Philosophy, Politics, Socrates|

In America today, we are living in a toxic political climate that is the product of a very dangerous combination: Our rulers lack the learning necessary to ask the kinds of deep and fundamental questions that leaders and lawgivers ought to make a habit of pondering, while our people rebelliously scrutinize all orthodoxies and impose [...]

How Do We Save Our Souls From the Modern World?

By |2018-06-21T20:22:17-05:00January 24th, 2018|Categories: Art, Christianity, Culture, Education, Featured, Humanities, Virtue|

In the modern world, terms like “soul,” “spirit,” and the “life of the mind” sound antiquated, and there is no longer any sense that there is anything to life beyond the pursuit of hedonic happiness and the accumulation of money, property, and other markers of worldly success… “To reform a world, to reform a nation, [...]

From Myths to Fact and Back Again

By |2019-03-28T11:44:20-05:00August 13th, 2017|Categories: Civilization, Featured, Ideology, Information Age, Myth, Politics, Social Order, Technology|

A democratic society requires an informed base of voters making political judgments on the basis of commonly accepted information. When reliable authorities no longer hold sway, unscrupulous authoritarians can step in to fill the void… “We have a risk of getting to a place where we don’t have shared public facts. A republic will not [...]

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