It comes directly from Chuck Palahniuk’s book, on which David Fincher’s 1997 film is based.
Odysseus serves as an image of homo viator. Man on a journey. Travelling man. Man on a quest.
One of America's most iconic humorists came to believe politics was the end-all-be-all of everything. And it ruined him.
In a 1757, Ben Franklin scolded a friend preparing to publish an atheist tract. But was Franklin's reason sound?
These categories end up being imposed on just about every piece of literature that today's students read.
The paradox is this: All that is radical must be rooted.
Nearly two thousand years ago, a well-known philosopher laid out the characteristics that make up a rational person.
If we want our children to have a better education than we had will we have to train our children to educate themselves?
Do you think we would see a drastic improvement in writing ability if we corrected even one of these areas in today’s schools?
A speech for the ages.
Would Paine equate today's politicians with King George?
Pushing everyone toward college can only lead to disillusionment and lost opportunities for both the student and society at large.
School has nothing to do with freedom.
Rudyard Kipling’s outspoken views on the foreign and domestic policies of his day guaranteed him some powerful enemies.
Answer these 12 questions to find out.
Ivy League students removed a hallway portrait of William Shakespeare (too white) and replaced it with a photo of black lesbian activist.
If you’re looking to start a great book in 2017, this might be the place to start.
While working as a journalist during the Second World War, Orwell penned a review of Hitler’s Mein Kampf.
Here is what the modern Christmas ditty looks like in heroic Anglo-Saxon metre.
Another attack on Christmas?
The reality is that almost everyone–single, infertile, overwhelmed by parenting, out of work–has their own set of heartaches and personal issues.
For many years now, my family has always tried to make some time over the holidays to sit down together and read old Christmas stories.
In 1820, he offered a critique on the problem of the modern Christmas. Does it sound familiar?
Originally he had intended to write a pamphlet called “An Appeal to the People of England, on Behalf of the Poor Man's Child.”
What was the real purpose of this psychological waterboarding?
The name Arthur first appears in the work of the 9th century Welsh historian Nennius, who lists twelve battles Arthur fought against invading Saxons.
Are we hypocritical for celebrating Christmas?
A professor at Boston University recently touched on origins of the term ‘politically correct.’ And it's revealing.