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Jacques Barzun Observations on Culture and Decline

Jacques Barzun Observations on Culture and Decline

Reflections from one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century.

15 of Mark Twain’s Sassiest Witticisms
Who Was St. Valentine and Why is February 14 a Romantic Holiday?

Who Was St. Valentine and Why is February 14 a Romantic Holiday?

The history of the Saint Valentine (176-273 A.D.) is hazy and legends vary.

10 Weird Facts on the Lincoln Assassination

10 Weird Facts on the Lincoln Assassination

One of the most dramatic events in American history is shrouded in mystery and oddity. 

8 Characteristics of a Rational Soul

8 Characteristics of a Rational Soul

Nearly two thousand years ago, a well-known philosopher laid out the characteristics that make up a rational person. 

7 Timeless Life Lessons from Marcus Aurelius

7 Timeless Life Lessons from Marcus Aurelius

Wise was he. (So spend five minutes on his couch.)

10 Interesting Historical Facts about European Monasteries

10 Interesting Historical Facts about European Monasteries

The monastery was the most influential institution in Western Europe during the Middle Ages.  

Can You Pass this Century-Old History Exam?

Can You Pass this Century-Old History Exam?

Only 18 percent of today's 8th graders are proficient in U.S. history, and barely any could probably pass this test. 

The Disenchantment of the Modern Professor

The Disenchantment of the Modern Professor

As many are discovering, getting a PhD might not have been the best career move.

Real Progressives Study the Classics

Real Progressives Study the Classics

"All through the history of the West the Greeks have continued to spur innovation..." 

The Morality of Modern Education is Relativism

The Morality of Modern Education is Relativism

One consequence of this subjection of truth to selfishness is the rupture between modern education and traditional virtue.

Why There’s a Rising Tide of Left-Wing Violence on Campus

Why There’s a Rising Tide of Left-Wing Violence on Campus

I wonder how many of the brutes at Middlebury College actually read the works of the man they tried to beat up last week.

'The Penis as Social Construct'—Spoof Article Gets Published by Academic Journal

'The Penis as Social Construct'—Spoof Article Gets Published by Academic Journal

Another postmodernist academic journal falls for a hoax.

What is Terrorism? What do Terrorists Even Want?

What is Terrorism? What do Terrorists Even Want?

Terrorism is not an ideology like communism or capitalism.

Philosophy is Lost in the Dark

Philosophy is Lost in the Dark

Without restoring Plato and true philosophy to their proper stations, we are certain to continue the descent into darkness.

Questioning 'Diversity' is the New Blasphemy

Questioning 'Diversity' is the New Blasphemy

Duke theology professor Paul Griffiths criticized diversity, sparking disciplinary actions against him. Now he's a former Duke professor. 

6 Statistics That Show How Much America Has Changed in a Half-Century

6 Statistics That Show How Much America Has Changed in a Half-Century

Here are six statistics that drive home just how much things have changed in America in a little more than a half-century:

When You Stop Blaming, Real Change Begins

When You Stop Blaming, Real Change Begins

Philosopher G.K. Chesterton once was asked, 'What’s wrong with the world today?' He responded simply, “Dear Sir, I am. Yours, G.K. Chesterton.”

Feminist Explains Why She Left the Social Justice ‘Cult’

Feminist Explains Why She Left the Social Justice ‘Cult’

A feminist and self-described "former SJW" recently explained why she left the Social Justice movement behind her.

Bill Nye’s Doomsday Predictions on Overpopulation Get Lambasted

Bill Nye’s Doomsday Predictions on Overpopulation Get Lambasted

We the Internet TV just rolled out a new video on ‘the Science Guy’.

Female Applicant Rejects Ivy League School After Receiving Gender Neutral Acceptance Letter

Female Applicant Rejects Ivy League School After Receiving Gender Neutral Acceptance Letter

Perhaps not everyone prefers to be referred to as "they" or "their."

Teacher Licensure Laws Are Keeping Some of America’s Top Educators Out of Schools

Teacher Licensure Laws Are Keeping Some of America’s Top Educators Out of Schools

Lawmakers in some states find this reality to be problematic and are seeking to make changes. 

Yale Dean’s Nasty Yelp Reviews Expose Underbelly of Ivy League Elitism

Yale Dean’s Nasty Yelp Reviews Expose Underbelly of Ivy League Elitism

The racial overtones of June Chu’s posts have garnered the most attention. Less attention has been paid to the sneering elitism in her Yelp reviews.

One Simple Way to Raise Children to be Leaders
The President Is Not the Commander in Chief of the United States, Nor Its CEO

The President Is Not the Commander in Chief of the United States, Nor Its CEO

This is a constitutional republic, and we don’t have a commander in chief.

Barbara Oakley Explains One Huge Flaw in U.S. Education

Barbara Oakley Explains One Huge Flaw in U.S. Education

Barbara Oakley offered a blunt assessment of U.S. education in a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal.

‘Cheers’ Totally Predicted the Obama and Trump Campaigns

‘Cheers’ Totally Predicted the Obama and Trump Campaigns

It comes in a famous episode in which Woody—the bumbling farm boy-turned bartender—runs for city council of Boston.

The War on Free Speech is Just Beginning

The War on Free Speech is Just Beginning

To make society into a utopian vision, universities have become, after decades of propaganda, enemies of intellectual freedom.

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