Best-selling author Peter Kreeft presents a series of brilliant essays about many of the issues that increasingly divide our Western civilization and culture. He states that “these essays are not new proposals or solutions to today’s problems. They are old. They have been tried, and have worked. They have made people happy and good. That is what makes them so radical and so unusual today. The most uncommon thing today is common sense.” In his witty, readable style, Kreeft implores us to gather wisdom and preserve it, as the monks did in the Middle Ages. Kreeft emphasizes that the most necessary thing to save our civilization is to have children. If we don’t have children, our civilization will cease to exist. Paper.