Literature

Does Abandoning Community Lead to Inequality?

Does Abandoning Community Lead to Inequality?

Alexis de Tocqueville raised the connection between equality and community in his classic work Democracy in America.

Millicent, Zombies, and the Gullibility of Americans

Millicent, Zombies, and the Gullibility of Americans

The recent viral zombie prank has an interesting parallel to Americans' lack of knowledge.

7 Highly Profound Quotes from E.B. White

7 Highly Profound Quotes from E.B. White

He was much more than just 'Charlotte's Web'...

Ben Franklin’s 7 Steps to Financial Success
What the Poor Need the Most?

What the Poor Need the Most?

It goes against much of our modern thinking.

Do Kids Today Need More Hands-on Education?

Do Kids Today Need More Hands-on Education?

Has the education system overlooked one of the most effective ways to give students an academic boost?

4 Ways to Get Beyond Superficial Conversation

4 Ways to Get Beyond Superficial Conversation

It just might be easier than you think.

Education Today: An Inch Deep and a Mile Wide?

Education Today: An Inch Deep and a Mile Wide?

Today’s education system too often emphasizes quantity over quality.

Dostoyevsky’s Powerful Denunciation of Socialism

Dostoyevsky’s Powerful Denunciation of Socialism

In 'The Brothers Karamazov,' Dostoyevsky shares a potent parable that takes aim at materialism. 

Bonhoeffer on the ‘Stupidity’ That Led to Hitler’s Rise

Bonhoeffer on the ‘Stupidity’ That Led to Hitler’s Rise

Americans today might do well to heed Bonhoeffer’s warning.  

Has the Public School System Become Tyrannical?

Has the Public School System Become Tyrannical?

“Pick your child up from school and you could be charged with trespassing.”

Are Kids More Capable than Today’s Parents Realize?

Are Kids More Capable than Today’s Parents Realize?

A lesson from Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Farmer Boy"

Do Animals go to Heaven? C.S. Lewis’ Answer Might Surprise You

Do Animals go to Heaven? C.S. Lewis’ Answer Might Surprise You

The Christian thinker tackled the subject in his book ‘The Problem of Pain.’ 

People Should Be Able to Argue without Getting Nasty

People Should Be Able to Argue without Getting Nasty

The goal of a quarrel, as distinct from an argument, is not to bring the other to the truth but to beat him into submission.

Parents Should Spoil Their Children… with Books

Parents Should Spoil Their Children… with Books

“Spoiling” children with the right books can actually aid parents in raising well-disciplined and virtuous children.

How the Declaration of Independence was Unoriginal

How the Declaration of Independence was Unoriginal

Thomas Jefferson stole a bit from John Locke. 

How a Man Can Tell if a Woman Loves Him, According to Sir Walter Raleigh

How a Man Can Tell if a Woman Loves Him, According to Sir Walter Raleigh

Raleigh cautioned his son to avoid choosing a wife solely on her physical merits, for marrying for beauty, he said, binds a man to that which “perchance will neither last nor please thee one year.”

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