I want to keep my kids connected to their past, and I find a great way to do this is passing on the sewing skills my grandmothers taught me.
In removing the Bible from the classroom, did America cut off several generations from a main source of cultural literacy?
Greater knowledge of the past would help improve America’s public discourse.
On March 30, 1973, the 'Charlotte's Web' author wrote a beautiful note to a dispirited man who had last all faith in humanity.
How Audrey Hepburn differs from modern celebrities.
Abraham Lincoln’s depression is well chronicled. His essay on suicide is less known.
"There was a time when the West knew what it was about. It did so because it thought about itself—often in freshman Western Civ classes."
Aristotle said rituals define who we are. But a recent study shows new habits are not easily formed.
Should welfare recipients be able to buy unhealthy foods like soda and sweets on the government’s dime?
She founded ‘Roe No More’ two decades ago to expose abortion lies.
What did Jesus of Nazareth mean when he said “the last shall be first, and the first last”?
Will failure to ground our grievances in rational and logical discourse lead us down the path of the French Revolution?
If Trump wants a reset that will help him – and the country – succeed, there is no better guide than America's 16th president.
When Nixon signed a law in 1971, the day was still officially known as “Washington's Birthday,” but the shift to Presidents Day didn't take long.
This professor's list may or may not soothe your book-illiterate conscience...
Nearly half of professors say students are not prepared for college.
Playing gotcha with figures of the past is a dangerous game.
Why do young people embrace rights not specifically spelled out in the Constitution, but reject the one to which they are given free recourse?
A student association is demanding free tuition for any students with black skin regardless of whether or not their ancestors were slaves.
Part of me wonders if we might be overreacting to name-calling and insults in today’s society.
Marx become an advocate of mass murder and dictatorship in place of liberal democracy and social peace.
'Who are the [real] Native Americans? Do they not wear the breechclout and carry the tomahawk? '
Nietzsche wrote so much about love in 'Thus Spoke Zarathustra' that it could be renamed 'Thus Spoke Romeo.'
The history of the Saint Valentine (176-273 A.D.) is hazy and legends vary.
By revealing the cruel intentions of would-be oppressors, The Prince unlocks the secret to overthrowing a tyrannical leader.
Such a discovery is alarming, but it’s even more disturbing to hear where these deficiencies occur, namely, history and foreign language....
Slavoj Zizek issued a stern warning about the potential consequences of their “mocking” of Trump without offering a positive vision.
Reflections from one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century.