The history of the Saint Valentine (176-273 A.D.) is hazy and legends vary.
One of the most dramatic events in American history is shrouded in mystery and oddity.
Nearly two thousand years ago, a well-known philosopher laid out the characteristics that make up a rational person.
Wise was he. (So spend five minutes on his couch.)
The basic premise of the show—ordinary human beings caught in extraordinary (and often supernatural) circumstances—never grows old.
The monastery was the most influential institution in Western Europe during the Middle Ages.
Only 18 percent of today's 8th graders are proficient in U.S. history, and barely any could probably pass this test.
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..."
Arizona lawmaker Paul Mosley joins a growing number of citizens concerned about the rise in forced schooling and the decline in overall competence.
Kennedy encouraged modern males to transcend the traditional ideal of provider and embrace hip new guidelines promoting excitement.
There is no rational case for communism... so why do people go for this stuff?
They had plenty of ethics - just the wrong kind.
Communist countries have enshrined May Day as one of their most important holidays, often marked by elaborate workforce parades.
Unfortunately, today's colleges aren't improving the writing woes of American students.
In Plato's Republic, Socrates says that specialization is advantageous, because "we are not all alike."
Schooling as a forced societal construct is a fairly recent phenomenon.
Some say that "Rome" still hasn't fallen.
His response serves as a reminder of the dangers we currently face.
It has become common for many Americans and Europeans to denounce the West because of its past sins.
Lawrence Reed, president of FEE, went to the University of Colorado-Denver to deliver a lecture on Ancient Rome. It didn't go well.
The only way we can get out of this mess is to stop using the internet as a crutch for thinking.
The Boys' Latin School has revived the dead language and made it a cornerstone in their curriculum for disadvantaged, minority students in Philly.
Frank Chodorov once described the income tax as the root of all evil. His target was not the tax itself, but the principle behind it.
The protest against Murray seems to be based on hyper-sensitivity rather than rational thought.