Why do Muslims seem to be involved in more violence?

Six theories from “The Clash of Civilizations.”

If the Constitution Was Written Like Campus Speech Codes

It might have went down something like this ...

Science versus Scientism

The problem with scientism is that it tends to be prejudiced and therefore not very scientific.

Can Chess Improve Student Behavior?

A new study - and a revered expert - seem to suggest that the answer is yes.

Presidential Quotes

This is a tough one. See if you can break 50 percent.

Did 'high ideals' survive the Great War?

The casualties of the first world war went beyond the loss of life.

The Origin of the Term 'Dark Ages'

Here's the first instance of it ever being used. 

6 ways Stoicism can help today's leaders

The ancient philosophy is more relevant today than you might think.

U.S. Students Win the 2016 Math Olympiad

That makes two years running. What’s the secret to their recent success?

Pliny's 'Natural History' Offers Odd Home Remedies

Rome’s famous natural historian offered some, er, unusual cures for various ailments.

Shakespeare: More Beneficial than Self-Help Books?

Are we ignoring Shakespeare to our detriment?

10 Phrases We Use Today That Originated In The Middle Ages

Some of our most popular phrases have a long history, including some that go back to the Middle Ages.

Why You Should Watch this Censored Nazi Propaganda Film

The cult of leadership has consequences.

Why Can’t People Disagree Without Taking Things So Damn Personally?

A not-so-obvious reason is the relativism of modern moral discourse.

Exchange Student: Chinese campus more tolerant than NYU

An NYU student studying abroad said the campus she's visiting in Shanghai is more welcoming to debate and opposing ideas than NYU.

‘Vital Campus Dialogue is Being Snuffed Out’

In a new mini documentary produced by We The Internet, former Brown University student Rob Montz visits his alma mater to ask an increasingly relevant question: “Is the university killing free speech

10 Insults from Ancient Rome (in English and Latin)

'You are the stench of a low-life latrine.'

What the Founding Fathers Got Wrong

America's Founding Fathers got a lot right, but they made some mistakes along the way.

What would Socrates do?

What the trial of Socrates teaches us about cheating--and the difference between winning and greatness. 

Are We Blindly Accepting Preschool without Evidence?

Pre-K expansion is like having a hammer—with the consequence that every problem is then perceived as a nail.

When Religious Freedom and Gender Equality Collide

Should a student’s freedom of conscience take precedence over a teacher’s rights? (This is not a hypothetical question.)

Is Western Civilization ‘Superior’?

Rep. Steve King made this claim last night, and it's generated a lot of controversy.

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