All posts by Michael Sonne

Reflections on the Resurrection: An Easter Musing-Michael Sonne

I recently had a Zoom meeting with a Dominican priest who serves the parishioners of St Saviour’s in Dominick street. We touched upon the events leading up to Christ’s imprisonment, in which the proposed God of the universe commands his...

/ 05/04/2021

Yuletide in Armenia: Prospects After The Nagorno-Karabakh War

The following is a follow up interview with Armen Kaprelian a Research Assistant at the Armenian Ministry of Economics and Alum of the Terjenian-Thomas Internship Program Alum with a Burkean correspondent Michael Sonne given a few days before Christmas. In...

/ 05/01/2021

Why does it Matter that the Nativity Scene at the Vatican is Ugly?

In the spirit of a modern artist, the Vatican’s nativity scene might turn to the traditional defense of those who seek to defend the ugly, ‘I say it’s art, who’s to say it’s not art?’. In doing so, one is...

/ 24/12/2020

Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Interview from the Inside

Armen Kaprelian is a 26-year-old Armenian national who having completed a Master’s in Economics has returned to his native home Armenia. Armen is currently working as a Research assistant for the Ministry of the Economy for the Republic of Armenia....

/ 01/11/2020

Will the Soul Survive Covid-19

The former Chief of Staff for Barack Obama’s White House once chimed ‘You never let a serious crisis go to waste’. Such thought is apt for the current global COVID-19 virus.  The response from various countries has been similar in...

/ 07/06/2020

Sir Roger Scruton: In Memory

How should one treat the death of a public intellectual? Sir Roger Scruton recently left this veil of tears having succumbed to the sword of Damocles which hung upon him for six months prior. A man not without his fair...

/ 15/01/2020