The fine arts and the performing arts have indeed ceased to matter in Western culture, other than in honorific or pecuniary terms, and they no longer shape in meaningful ways our image of ourselves or define our collective values.
The American Interest
On its own terms, the logic of the same-sex marriage movement inexorably leads to the embrace of polyamory and, even, the removal of legal sanctions against incestuous marriages.
A woman facing an unplanned pregnancy may come to reason that abortion is the least of three evils (motherhood, adoption, abortion), because she takes it to be her highest good that she must preserve her own vision of her life.
Dead Philosophers Society
The executives at embryonic stem cell "research" firms, their government sponsors, and their private donors enjoy the same mealtime discussions about exploiting living, small children for bio-chemical yields and financial profits, as do the chiefs at Planned Parenthood.