History

A Fatal Tendency of Mankind

A Fatal Tendency of Mankind

It's in each of us. 

American students don’t know history

American students don’t know history

It’s one reason why we can’t rationally discuss things

Right and Wrong According to "Secret Agent" C.S. Lewis

Right and Wrong According to "Secret Agent" C.S. Lewis

Is Lewis' argument on the "Law of Nature" correct?

'Tolerant' French Close Mosques

'Tolerant' French Close Mosques

The French have just shown that there are limits to tolerance.

This 1896 Text Gives One Clue on Handling High School Discipline

This 1896 Text Gives One Clue on Handling High School Discipline

How do we restore order and handle such glaring discipline issues in our schools?

The Ideologies of Capitalism and Socialism

The Ideologies of Capitalism and Socialism

We ought to discourse in other terms, employing some moral imagination and confronting honestly our disorders...

Surrounded by mirrors, does it matter?

Surrounded by mirrors, does it matter?

It's the original selfie-maker.

The Irony of Banning Donald Trump for Hate-Speech

The Irony of Banning Donald Trump for Hate-Speech

And the fatal flaw of democracy.

George Orwell: What is Fascism?

George Orwell: What is Fascism?

“Of all the unanswered questions of our time, perhaps the most important is: ‘What is Fascism?’

Have we reached the end of history?

Have we reached the end of history?

Francis Fukuyama’s words about democracy against today’s realities.

When the Supreme Court Stopped FDR's Economic Fascism

When the Supreme Court Stopped FDR's Economic Fascism

There's a lot to know about America's history. 

E Pluribus Unum - 'Out of Many, One'

E Pluribus Unum - 'Out of Many, One'

What does it mean to be one? 

Who Knew? “Gone with the Wind” Actor Fought Against the Nazis

Who Knew? “Gone with the Wind” Actor Fought Against the Nazis

He was particularly hated by master Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels, who viewed him as a serious threat. 

A Date which will Live in Infamy

A Date which will Live in Infamy

President Roosevelt’s Speech to Congress after Pearl Harbor

Is the U.S. an "Artificial Union"?

Is the U.S. an "Artificial Union"?

Today, it is often remarked that the American people are more divided than ever.

10 Rather Sobering Quotes from Joseph Conrad

10 Rather Sobering Quotes from Joseph Conrad

Does this guy know how to party or what?! ;)

Virtual reality is coming. Is that a good thing?

Virtual reality is coming. Is that a good thing?

Everything will likely change. 

No Yoga for You!

No Yoga for You!

How the cultural appropriation argument could backfire. 

The Way to Win a Revolution

The Way to Win a Revolution

Words matter. 

Do you have the post-holiday malaise?

Do you have the post-holiday malaise?

Maybe there’s something to learn from it. 

The Dangers of Entangling Alliances

The Dangers of Entangling Alliances

Turkey, Russia, and Washington’s ‘Farewell Address’.

Gratitude Lists of 5 Famous Americans

Gratitude Lists of 5 Famous Americans

“Gratitude is always in one’s Power.” 

The Danger of Rejecting America's Cultural Heritage

The Danger of Rejecting America's Cultural Heritage

You may not like it, but what will replace it? 

Most Americans Say Children Today Need More Discipline

Most Americans Say Children Today Need More Discipline

Have many parents unwittingly encouraged their children to be demanding, self-centered individuals?

Mayflower Compact or Plymouth Combination?

Mayflower Compact or Plymouth Combination?

Overall, the Pilgrims gave only a few things to America—notably, the feast of Thanksgiving and the Plymouth Combination. But, what a contribution.

Learning in Spite of Disadvantage

Learning in Spite of Disadvantage

Do minority students today need to seek to overcome disadvantages through their own efforts?

Is Civilization Yielding to Barbarism?

Is Civilization Yielding to Barbarism?

It seems Samuel Huntington was pretty close to the mark. 

What's the Greater Threat?

What's the Greater Threat?

Perhaps the greater enemy is within.

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