Our society requires us to believe in quite a lot of things, and there are penalties if you don't.
How can we expect the next generation to run the country if their teachers don't even know how it works?
James Fenimore Cooper's 1838 civics primer might come in handy in the Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearings.
The country will either become more like the South of today or the country will be lost.
Cracks have appeared in the teleprompter paradigm. It’s at risk from growing distrust of intermediaries, filters, reputable third-parties of all kinds.
As the cancellation of the Milo Yiannopoulos event showed, the Jacobin tactics of the French Revolution are back.
Contrary to what we're told by the real estate industry and policymakers, the answer isn't to double down on easy money and more federal programs.
Rand sold more than 30 million books. Atlas Shrugged has been ranked behind only the Bible as an influence on readers’ lives.
There are two major differences between the texts used today and those used in the schools of the past.
Are they are all majority Muslim? Yes. Another commonality is war.
This is why a country like the U.S. needs to educate people in rhetoric.
If we think of the nation as a family rather than as a machine or algorithm, it helps to put a lot of our problems in perspective.
The concept of forgiveness constitutes one of the most essential fundamentals of the human relationship with God, in the Judaic tradition.
Richard Stengel writes in the Atlantic that the American Century is over and Trump’s to blame. He’s only half right.
In 'The Rebel,' Camus declared for a peaceful socialism that would not resort to revolutionary violence. Sartre read the book with disgust.
A conservative pundit recently made the claim that "America is currently fighting its Second Civil War."
We all know how important reading is. It benefits relationships, builds language development, and even lengthens one’s life.
These 3 books explain what is happening with our culture.
“I have a foreboding of an America in my children’s or grandchildren’s time – when the United States is a service and information economy…
Stop panicking about the “gag order” or “censorship” of federal agencies like the EPA.
Odysseus serves as an image of homo viator. Man on a journey. Travelling man. Man on a quest.
By focusing so much on respect for the self, have we lost focus of the respect we owe to individuals, places, and events?
In a 1757 letter, Ben Franklin scolded a friend preparing to publish an atheist tract. But was Franklin's reason sound?
Ancient Greek philosopher Pyrrho of Elis pioneered a philosophy that might come in handy when dealing with pesky internet Trolls.
Donald Trump may seem like the last person in the world who could unify us, but one has to admit: he's shown a knack for exceeding expectations.
Would President Trump, Democrats, Republicans, and Independents do well to put the recent past behind and take Jefferson’s sage advice to heart?
It first made its appearance during the sexual revolution, but has now been taken to a whole new level.