Words of wisdom from Sir Francis Bacon.
Americans have long mistrusted intellectuals, nowhere more so than when intellectuals have had access to power. There is considerable irony in this apprehension, for the Founding Fathers were themselves men of intellect and learning.
...and they probably won't learn about it in school.
Did you know the famous author was a fighter pilot in World War II?
Americans probably don’t want another ‘permanent war’.
“With me it is exceptionally true that the Presidency is no bed of roses.”
Try to do these problems without a calculator....
It can also be the worst according to Thomas Aquinas.
Tocqueville had a few words to say on the subject.
Wow. This is amazing.
Dostoevsky was both an advocate for the poor and an opponent of socialism. Here's why...
We are losing sight of the concept of knowledge while drowning in a sea of information.
A balanced approach to the opt out movement.
We are confronted by the logical conclusion of our culture's teachings on morality.
On what basis, on what evidence, would one definitively conclude that human life and history is improving?
Sound principles for any age.
If you’re going to pursue truth, sometimes it forces uncomfortable discussions.
While the intellectual currents shaping thinking today are new to us, they are actually quite old – and running on fumes.
Not as frequented as the Colisseum, but still historically significant.
Despite Emperor Diocletian's reforms, problems persisted that lead to further decline.
School choice is hardly a modern idea dreamed up by the religious right.
You can't have your cake and eat it too.
Too many gloss over that part of the Declaration of Independence.
What is there about them that has compelled them to meddle in our affairs?
There's a good lesson in 'The Eagle'. Can we learn from it?
Transparency Institute released its international Corruption Perceptions Index.
Call Them National Socialists
When the machine gun gained popularity in the 1890s, people were so horrified by its power that some hoped its very existence would prevent wars.