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Some Americans Think MLK is Endorsing Trump for President
Why Books are the Best Furniture

Why Books are the Best Furniture

Some say there is no longer any point in collecting books... 

A 2,500-Year-Old Warning to America

A 2,500-Year-Old Warning to America

From the first work of history in the Western world... 

How Technology Frees and then Enslaves

How Technology Frees and then Enslaves

Our advancements are incredible, but should we temper our expectations? 

7 Surprising Quotes from Margaret Sanger

7 Surprising Quotes from Margaret Sanger

She appears to have been a fan of eugenics.

The Books That Influenced C.S. Lewis as a Child

The Books That Influenced C.S. Lewis as a Child

Amazing to see his reading level as a child. 

Aristotle on Real vs. False Courage

Aristotle on Real vs. False Courage

According to Aristotle, individuals mistake these five components for true courage.

New Archaeological Discovery Indicates Our Ancestors Weren't So Peaceful

New Archaeological Discovery Indicates Our Ancestors Weren't So Peaceful

Is a propensity toward violence part of human nature?

Is there a 'positive right' to happiness?

Is there a 'positive right' to happiness?

If so, who or what will provide it? And is that fair or even possible? 

The One Thing about ‘Climate Change’ That’s Always Bothered Me...

The One Thing about ‘Climate Change’ That’s Always Bothered Me...

As historians are well aware, there was significant climate change in the past. 

Saudi Cleric Issues Fatwa Against... Chess?

Saudi Cleric Issues Fatwa Against... Chess?

The next Bobby Fischer may not come from the Muslim world.

Gallup: Americans abandoning political parties

Gallup: Americans abandoning political parties

Is it actually an unhealthy trend? 

Truly, what if?

Truly, what if?

We’ve always won the big wars... that impacts our psychology.

5 Un-PC Quotes from Past Inaugural Addresses

5 Un-PC Quotes from Past Inaugural Addresses

Highly unlikely next year's inauguration will address any of these topics.
 

Famed Historian Explains How a Civilization Collapses

Famed Historian Explains How a Civilization Collapses

There are 4 causes in particular...

Australian Schools Brought Back Greek and Latin – and Are Seeing Amazing Results!

Australian Schools Brought Back Greek and Latin – and Are Seeing Amazing Results!

Does the modern rejection of classical languages contribute to falling proficiency in public schools?

Have You Read These 10 Titles From the Original Harvard Library?

Have You Read These 10 Titles From the Original Harvard Library?

John Harvard probably read all of them - and he died at 31!

'They Will not be Judged by the Color of Their Skin'

'They Will not be Judged by the Color of Their Skin'

Much progress has been made, but...

Wisdom from the Supremely Quotable G.K. Chesterton

Wisdom from the Supremely Quotable G.K. Chesterton

9 quotes especially relevant today. 

The Dystopia of Orwell’s “1984”

The Dystopia of Orwell’s “1984”

“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—forever.”

The demographics of German migration

The demographics of German migration

Why they are driving the increase in sexual assaults.

MLK on the Purpose of Education: 8 Quotes

MLK on the Purpose of Education: 8 Quotes

“Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education.”

Good advice from 1690

Good advice from 1690

If you want to have a good life, not much has changed.

10% of College Graduates think Judge Judy is on the Supreme Court

10% of College Graduates think Judge Judy is on the Supreme Court

Oh, and older college graduates are smarter than young ones.

Are They Trying to Ruin Anne of Green Gables?!?

Are They Trying to Ruin Anne of Green Gables?!?

The new production seeks to "introduce new elements reflecting timeless issues, including themes of identity, sexism...."

The Dark Origin of Artificial Insemination

The Dark Origin of Artificial Insemination

Elizabeth Yuko describes the "ethical nightmare" of the first successful artificial insemination. 

Charles Dickens Wouldn't Have Played Powerball

Charles Dickens Wouldn't Have Played Powerball

Dickens was disturbed by the lotteries he witnessed in Naples in 1845. 

Cologne Sexual Assualts: It’s called ‘Taharrush Gamea’

Cologne Sexual Assualts: It’s called ‘Taharrush Gamea’

Groups of men attacking women may actually be a thing in some cultures. 

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