“Corruption” is a popular word today, and it is usually used to denote dishonest behavior within an institution. The most common example is politicians’ misuse of their offices for personal gain or violation of their oath to uphold the Constitution. Other examples are educators’ abandonment of academic standards and journalists’ substitution of personal opinion for objective fact.
Such corruption is cause for concern. But a more dangerous type of corruption is the corruption of our culture—that is, abandonment of the fundamental ideas and ideals of our society.… Read More