The history of the Saint Valentine (176-273 A.D.) is hazy and legends vary.
Fixing yourself is often the best way to "do something"
The monastery was the most influential institution in Western Europe during the Middle Ages.
Professor William Tighe argues that, actually, the pagans co-opted it from the Christians.
We’ve all seen it. And heard it. You’re in a restaurant. There’s a man there with his girlfriend.
The great poet W.B. Yeats digs into it: "When you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire..."
Black Friday videos reveal a lot about human nature.
A sobering comparison of the results of the Inquisition and secular torture.
'The contents of the Internet were the same old items in multiplied confusion.'
The term is getting thrown around a lot these days.
"All through the history of the West the Greeks have continued to spur innovation..."
Is the era of big ideas over?
One consequence of this subjection of truth to selfishness is the rupture between modern education and traditional virtue.
Humility doesn’t mean thinking less of yourself. It means thinking of yourself less.
The important thing is to break the consensus that says such self-control cannot be done.
The number of prime-age men in the labor force is declining with each generation.
They seem like prudent steps. The problem is that few universities seem committed to promoting intellectual diversity and tolerance.
Has the diminishment of one part of the First Amendment led to the squelching of another?
The Royals have caught onto an idea that’s been completely overlooked by all of us commoners across the pond.
Writers at Vice and Gizmodo recently displayed a profound unprofessionalism in their expletive-filled rants toward NYT columnist Bret Stephens.
In Seinfeld, the characters often feel like victims. Everyday life, whether it is buying soup or socks, is hard for a Seinfeld character.
Lakewood Church pastor Joel Osteen is famous for promoting a "prosperity gospel."
There are over 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States. Four of them are all male. But that is at least one too many.
In Plato's Republic, Socrates says that specialization is advantageous, because "we are not all alike."
Parental authority seems to have all but disappeared in many families. Instead, children are given the velvet glove treatment.
“Any campus speaker who arouses a protest is at risk of a beating,” says NYU professor Jonathan Haidt.
By exchanging objectivity for the tribal mentality, have universities fallen on their sword and done themselves in years ago without realizing it?
What separates Heineken’s commercial is that it’s not preaching politics to us; it’s telling people to get over politics.