Christopher DeGroot

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Christopher DeGroot—essayist, poet, aphorist, and satirist—is a writer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His writing appears regularly in New English Review, where he is a contributing editor, and occasionally in The Iconoclast, its daily blog. He has been published in The Imaginative Conservative, The Daily Caller, American Thinker, The Unz Review, Ygdrasil, A Journal of the Poetic Arts, and elsewhere. You can follow him at @CEGrotius.


Bravery Hurts

America Needs a Civil War

America Needs a Civil War

February 23, 2018

If, as many geniuses have believed, civilization depends on individual

Feminism

The Delusion of Sexual Empowerment

The Delusion of Sexual Empowerment

February 16, 2018

A few weeks ago, Aly Raisman came to public attention for doing a brave and

The Untold Story

Perpetual Victims

Perpetual Victims

February 09, 2018

If you wanted to write a satire of leftist journalism, you could hardly do

Deep Thoughts

The Loneliness Epidemic

The Loneliness Epidemic

February 02, 2018

Nations throughout the West have come to view loneliness as an epidemic, for it

#RESISTANCE

God Save Women From Other Women

God Save Women From Other Women

January 26, 2018

Last Saturday we saw women protest “gender inequality” throughout the

Pronouns

Transgenderism Is an Intellectual Disease

Transgenderism Is an Intellectual Disease

January 19, 2018

Far more than any other animal, the human being is able to gain some control

Issue of the Century

Immigration and the Tragic Sense of Life

Immigration and the Tragic Sense of Life

January 12, 2018

Like much of the world, El Salvador is an unhappy place. Poverty and gang

Another Apology

Giving Offense, or How to Overcome Mass-Media Morality

Giving Offense, or How to Overcome Mass-Media Morality

January 05, 2018

“How dare you say the truth—you must abide by our lies!” Such, in

Zeitgeist

New Year’s Resolutions for Leftists

New Year’s Resolutions for Leftists

December 29, 2017

Although religious in origin, New Year’s resolutions call believer and

Media

Cowards Incorporated

Cowards Incorporated

December 22, 2017

There is a strange class of beings, characterized chiefly by vanity and misery,

The Untold Story

Children of the State

Children of the State

December 15, 2017

As of this writing, there have been 298 homicide victims this year here in

Crime and Punishment

The Failed Democratic Experiment

The Failed Democratic Experiment

December 08, 2017

“Down with reason—up with feeling!” This sentimental motto might be the

Cultural Caviar

Donald Trump: Satirist-in-Chief

Donald Trump: Satirist-in-Chief

December 01, 2017

Joseph de Maistre, the great Catholic reactionary thinker, conceived of

Deep Thoughts

Conformity and Manipulation: The American Virtues

Conformity and Manipulation: The American Virtues

November 24, 2017

“My biggest flaw and strength,” says James Damore, “may be that I see

The Untold Story

The Future of Black America

The Future of Black America

November 17, 2017

Writing in the The New York Times, Ekow N. Yankah, a professor at the Benjamin

The Patriarchy

The Return of Patriarchy

The Return of Patriarchy

November 10, 2017

Generosity, in this egotistical world, is perceived as weakness, and therefore

The Untold Story

Diversity Is Our Doom

Diversity Is Our Doom

November 03, 2017

Concerned mainly with the lives of working people, the Old Left, despite its

Zeitgeist

White Nationalists and Diversity’s Agents

White Nationalists and Diversity’s Agents

October 27, 2017

A nation is like a dysfunctional family. The confident elder son is his

The Untold Story

Feminism and the Decline of America

Feminism and the Decline of America

October 20, 2017

Ninety-seven years after being granted the right to vote, women now threaten

Zeitgeist

Strife and Wrangling in Las Vegas

Strife and Wrangling in Las Vegas

October 13, 2017

Fifty-eight people dead in the Las Vegas massacre and 489 wounded. The location

Vile Bodies

Human Nature’s Difficult Need for Esteem

Human Nature’s Difficult Need for Esteem

October 06, 2017

There is a 42-year-old mother in Houston who, in her mad longing to be “the

Cultural Caviar

A Machiavellian Solution to Antifa

A Machiavellian Solution to Antifa

September 29, 2017

Philly Antifa, on its website here in the City of Brotherly Love, states that

Cultural Caviar

The Deranged Origin of Multiculturalism

The Deranged Origin of Multiculturalism

September 22, 2017

The DACA issue compels us to confront our time’s either-or: patriotism or

Cultural Caviar

A Portrait of Noam Chomsky: A Great Mind in a Weak Soul

A Portrait of Noam Chomsky: A Great Mind in a Weak Soul

September 15, 2017

“Money is a new form of slavery,” Noam Chomsky tweeted on Sept. 5, “and