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Intellectuals Didn't Oppose Nazism Because It Was 'Tedious'

Intellectuals Didn't Oppose Nazism Because It Was 'Tedious'

Sooner or later most people become tired of being indignant.

Was Hungary Right to Build a Wall?

Was Hungary Right to Build a Wall?

A little country says 'no' to Syrian migrants. 

Ben Franklin never forgot this conversation with his father...

Ben Franklin never forgot this conversation with his father...

The story according to Nathaniel Hawthorne.

14 Forceful Quotes from Teddy Roosevelt

14 Forceful Quotes from Teddy Roosevelt

In honor of our 26th president's birthday.

The Real Reason Why Rome Fell (and Why America Will Fall, Too)?

The Real Reason Why Rome Fell (and Why America Will Fall, Too)?

There are many theories behind the cause of Rome’s fall. However, I frequently come across this theory more than any others...

9 Timeless Quotes from Dostoevsky

9 Timeless Quotes from Dostoevsky

From the famous 19th-century Russian author. 

This 1848 Essay Perfectly Portrays the 2016 Election

This 1848 Essay Perfectly Portrays the 2016 Election

If we want sanity restored to U.S. elections, then perhaps we would be wise to follow this advice.

These John Paul II Quotes will Cause a Stir

These John Paul II Quotes will Cause a Stir

He covers socialism, the market, poverty, the environment, and the family. 

Viktor Frankl on Finding Meaning in Suffering

Viktor Frankl on Finding Meaning in Suffering

Learn from someone who survived Auschwitz. 

Africa Will Rule the World?

Africa Will Rule the World?

UN: By 2100, Africa will be home to almost half the world’s children under 18

Welcome to the Draft, Ladies

Welcome to the Draft, Ladies

Now that equality sweeps the military, women will likely be drafted too.

10 Thought-Provoking Things Einstein Actually Said

10 Thought-Provoking Things Einstein Actually Said

Many quotes have been misattributed to Einstein in an attempt to give them authority. These are 10 he actually uttered. 

13 Quotes from Cicero

13 Quotes from Cicero

2,000-year-old wisdom still applies today.

This Latin Phrase Might Make You Worried about Where American Society is Headed
Why Government? We're Not Angels

Why Government? We're Not Angels

And because some of us are rather beastly...

Is Modern Life Making People Lonely?

Is Modern Life Making People Lonely?

An atomized existence...

Alasdair MacIntyre's Famous Comparison between the Fall of Rome and America Today
The Intellectual Storm Upon Us

The Intellectual Storm Upon Us

The storm may be upon us, but if we work the soil and plant the seeds today there will be hope for tomorrow.

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