From Ethika Politika, our friends, and around the web. Compiled by David Mills.

The Editorial

"An education that considers the well-being of the whole human person and introduces truth, goodness, and beauty at an early age—along with the great spiritual and sacramental gifts of the Church—will help form her for life," writes assistant editor Mattias Caro, speaking of his two-year-old daughter. The Church teaches the importance of a Catholic formation, though pastors may forget to make the case. Crucial it is, but also a good that the average Catholic family can't afford. Maybe, he suggests, there are alternatives.

From Ethika Politika This Week

Samantha Schroeder examines the existential crisis suffered by Sex and the City's Carrie Bradshaw, who isn't satisfied being single because she doesn't understand love.

From Our Editors, Writers, and Friends

Peter Augustine Lawler's Watching Interstellar With Wendell Berry from the Intercollegiate Review.

David Mills' Scientific-Sounding Excuses for Promiscuity from Aleteia.

Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig's How Did Sex Become So Boring? from the New Republic.

Other Articles On Our Concerns

Michael W. Begun's The Neuroscience of Despair from The New Atlantis.

Spencer Orey's The Dangers of Spiritual Amateurism in America from Pacific Standard.