Canadian T.A. Reveals that Objective Truth is Not the Goal of Higher Education

Canadian T.A. Reveals that Objective Truth is Not the Goal of Higher Education

A Canadian T.A. was called to task for objectively sharing both sides of an issue in a university discussion.

The Two Biggest Weaknesses of Millennials' Education

The Two Biggest Weaknesses of Millennials' Education

We can diagnose without stereotyping. 

'I Love You Daddy' is a Triumph of Relativism

'I Love You Daddy' is a Triumph of Relativism

The response to Louis C.K.’s movie 'I Love You Daddy' proves C.S. Lewis was right about the nature of relativism.

5 Ways to Not Let Politics Ruin Thanksgiving

5 Ways to Not Let Politics Ruin Thanksgiving

Here are five suggestions to help bring harmony to your Thanksgiving table. 

Ivy League Prof Dishes on How to Get a Good College Education

Ivy League Prof Dishes on How to Get a Good College Education

An Emeritus Dartmouth English professor gives advice on how to get a great education even at a mediocre school.

Famous Philosopher: 10 Books EVERYONE Should Read

Famous Philosopher: 10 Books EVERYONE Should Read

In a speech, Peter Kreeft recommended these ten books as essential for everyone's intellectual formation. 

Another Study Reveals Pre-K May Hurt Kids Over Time

Another Study Reveals Pre-K May Hurt Kids Over Time

Is research increasingly showing that kids simply are not ready to be in school at such a young age?

6 Key Elements in Understanding the Tangled Uranium One Scandal

6 Key Elements in Understanding the Tangled Uranium One Scandal

Two House committees are investigating the tangled deal involving Russia, its acquiring of U.S. uranium, and Bill and Hillary Clinton.

We Need a New Elite

We Need a New Elite

"When we are required to define life as random chaos without order or spiritual/noble purpose, gratification must be instantaneous or it's not gratifying at all. Why wait? Why not just do as you please, and as your sense drive you to consume, right now?"

Intolerance and Persecution Are Often Rational (Frighteningly So)

Intolerance and Persecution Are Often Rational (Frighteningly So)

The cultural historian Jacques Barzun suggested that persecution is just as likely to germinate in an atmosphere of intellectual inquiry as under an atmosphere of repression.

Did Early Christians Believe that Mary was a Teen Mother? It's Complicated

Did Early Christians Believe that Mary was a Teen Mother? It's Complicated

The Proto-gospel of James tends to fill in gaps left by the Gospels of Matthew and Luke.

After Weinstein We Need a Culture Change - But What Sort, Exactly?

After Weinstein We Need a Culture Change - But What Sort, Exactly?

So far we are hearing about rules. Some aspects of 1970s culture are taboo.

Most Parents Don’t Talk to Their Kids, Survey Shows

Most Parents Don’t Talk to Their Kids, Survey Shows

The types of things parents discuss (or don't) with their kids are quite revealing.

Franken, Weinstein, and 'Men Without Chests'

Franken, Weinstein, and 'Men Without Chests'

For many decades now, we have mocked the gentleman and rewarded the narcissist. Is it any wonder then that there's a scarcity of good men in high places?

Two Reasons Not to Hire More Border Patrol Agents

Two Reasons Not to Hire More Border Patrol Agents

The main argument against President Trump’s plan to hire more Border Patrol agents is that the Southern border does not need them.

Feminists Are Furious with How ‘Justice League’ Changed the Amazonian Costumes. There’s Just One Problem.

Feminists Are Furious with How ‘Justice League’ Changed the Amazonian Costumes. There’s Just One Problem.

'Justice League' Zack Snyder is being accused of sexualizing the Amazonian warriors in the new DC film. There is an obvious flaw in the critique, however.

Why Rome's Republic Fell With Cicero

Why Rome's Republic Fell With Cicero

Cicero was the Roman Socrates, a man who stood for the community over time, rather than the community of the moment. Like his Greek ancestor, Cicero died a martyr.

Why Republicans Are Virtually Identical to Democrats on Spending

Why Republicans Are Virtually Identical to Democrats on Spending

Sanctimonious Republican arguments for raising taxes on some people ring hollow. 

Going Topless is 'Empowering'?

Going Topless is 'Empowering'?

Going topless has become a bit of a trend. But is it really an empowering one?

Are You Guilty of 'Virtue-Signaling?'

Are You Guilty of 'Virtue-Signaling?'

Virtue signaling, a term coined by British author James Bartholomew, began in the 1960s as a way to 'vent anger.'

Black Markets Are Saving Lives in North Korea

Black Markets Are Saving Lives in North Korea

Black markets remain a crucial element of survival for many North Koreans today.

The Chicken and the Egg of Educational Choice

The Chicken and the Egg of Educational Choice

Parents don’t have much incentive to look for information about school options if they don’t have the ability to take advantage of the information.

Climate Science and Politics Don't Mix

Climate Science and Politics Don't Mix

Are we doomed to mix politics and climate science?

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