An Alien Warfare by Allan C. Carlson

Editorial

An Alien Warfare

Today’s Culture Wars Are Both Ancient & Modern

When I have taught twentieth-century history, both the European and American versions, I always have trouble when I try to explain “the Sixties” to my students. Like scientists, professional historians are not allowed to use metaphysical or spiritual explanations for events. What caused the mass hysteria that set in during the latter part of that decade? Why did every millennia-old, Western moral guidepost on sexual behavior and family life come under vicious assault? Why were . . .