Western Civilization’s Fatal Disease: Do You Have It? Tyler Castle | September 9, 2013 | Politics As a people, we Westerners suffer from very little. Today, the “Black Death” that once devastated Europe seems more like science fiction than reality. In a matter of decades we cured Polio and have found a way to slow the effects of HIV/AIDS. People are healthier,... Read More Tyler Castle Tyler Castle is the director of AEI's Initiative on Faith & Public Life. He is a graduate of Westmont College and a former John Jay Institute Fellow.