Articles by Theodore Dalrymple

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A Deeply Vicious Festival

Theodore Dalrymple on the Olympics.

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8/22/2016

The Moral Disabilities of the Left

And what the disabled Alexander Pope can teach us. Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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8/8/2016

Sports Fans Were Crazed in Ancient Rome

Just like today, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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7/18/2016

Rise of the Mediocre

Theodore Dalrymple on a consequence of statism.

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7/12/2016

Apocalyptic Visions

Theodore Dalrymple on France and the West.

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6/20/2016

The Decline of the West

Theodore Dalrymple on Haydn and high drama.

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6/13/2016

Committing Evil for Goodness’ Sake

It satisfies the inner sadist and the inner moralist at the same time, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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5/4/2016

Prostitutes (Sex Workers)

And their pimps (HR managers). Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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4/11/2016

5% Barbarians Collapsed Ancient Rome

Theodore Dalrymple on the dangers of saccharine.

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4/1/2016

The Metropolitan Opera of Criminal-Justice

Theodore Dalrymple visits the NYC criminal courts.

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3/14/2016

Feeling Listless?

Theodore Dalrymple on the importance of lists as you get older.

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2/26/2016

Psychology Is a Fraud

And can be dangerous. Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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2/8/2016

The Fury of PC

Theodore Dalrymple on professional boxing.

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2/4/2016

I Can’t Stand David Bowie

Nor his cultural ilk, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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1/18/2016

Tyranny Plus Bad Taste

Theodore Dalrymple on N. Korea.

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1/11/2016

In a Word

NB: adult language, from Theodore Dalrymple.

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1/4/2016

Will France Return to Its Roots?

At least as far as citizenship is concerned? Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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12/28/2015

The Worst Racists

The anti-racists, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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12/21/2015

Oscar Pistorious Murdered His Girlfriend

So why the odd verdict? Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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12/14/2015

A Pleasant State of Outrage

Global-warming rioters put me in one, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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12/9/2015

Marxism Is Dead in Africa

What’s replaced it may be worse, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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12/1/2015

For Crying Out Loud

Theodore Dalrymple is sick of public emoting.

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11/24/2015

On the Need to Think Clearly

Theodore Dalrymple on terrorism.

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11/17/2015

Er, F___ Monomania

Theodore Dalrymple on corrupion of the culture.

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11/16/2015

The Stupidification of Reading

For doctors, too, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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11/9/2015

Learning Goodness From Reading

It can happen, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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11/2/2015

Something Is Rotten

Theodore Dalrymple on what the state and the left have done to Shakespeare.

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10/26/2015

Modernity

Does anything else go so quickly out of fashion? Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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10/19/2015

We Live in a Fiat-Money System

Not based on paper, and other thoughts on modernity from Theodore Dalrymple.

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10/14/2015

Emission of Guilt

Theodore Dalrymple on the assault on VW.

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10/5/2015

Blah Humbug

Theodore Dalrymple on regime intellectuals.

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9/28/2015

Refugee Reflections

What’s for lunch? Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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9/21/2015

Extravagant Displays of Sensibility

Never trust them, especially from politicians, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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9/14/2015

Cultural Vandalism

From Henry VIII to Isis. Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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9/7/2015

The Emperor’s Nice Clothes

Theodore Dalrymple on the dictator of Zimbabwe.

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8/31/2015

Ain’t It the Truth?

Theodore Dalrymple on morality, science, and weight loss.

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8/24/2015

The Ugly Truth

Ugliness is a deliberate part of left-wing ideology, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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8/17/2015

I’m Glad Bureaucrats Are Bums

Imagine if they actually worked, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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8/10/2015

No Item of Interest, Let Alone Illumination

The Financial Times had to be sold, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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8/3/2015

Sweet Drinks Are Poison

Theodore Dalrymple on Coca-Cola et al.

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7/27/2015

Trashy Clothes for a Trashy Culture

Theodore Dalrymple on slobs and slatterns.

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7/20/2015

Teutoxic

Theodore Dalrymple on what French Germanaphobia means for the EU.

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7/15/2015

Some Pity for a Human Mastodon

Theodore Dalrymple on hating the sin, not the sinner.

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7/7/2015

It’s a Soap Opera

Theodore Dalrymple on the Greek crisis.

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6/29/2015

Free Speech Replaced

With Orwell’s Newspeak and PC lynch mobs, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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6/22/2015

Another Sign of the Decline of the State

Its palaces are hideous and laughable, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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6/15/2015

They Make Me Feel Slightly Sick

Theodore Dalrymple on medical journals.

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6/8/2015

New Frontiers in PC

Theodore Dalrymple on campus “trigger” warnings.

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6/4/2015

Sentimentality and Hardness of Heart

They’re two sides of the same welfare-state coin, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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5/27/2015

Kafka! Thou Shouldst Be Living at This Hour

Theodore Dalrymple on banksterism.

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5/18/2015