Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West
We live in an Alice-in-Wonderland world...
It first made its appearance during the sexual revolution, but has now been taken to a whole new level.
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.
The herd mentality. The susceptibility to propaganda. The philistine disdain for higher ideals.
Voting is a basic civic duty in a democracy. But are incentives to vote actually helpful?
If we want our children to have a better education than we had will we have to train our children to educate themselves?
Scientists are close to finding out how to create eggs and sperm in a Petri dish.
U.S. population growth is at an 80 year low.
It all comes down to two things, says an Iraqi-born writer.
Popular culture often overlooks that MLK's ideas and rhetoric were steeped in the Western tradition.
Give me the dawn of the Greek golden age in philosophy and not the setting of reason’s sun in the gloom, doom and nihilism of postmodernism.
College administrators have turned their campuses into “surveillance” states.
In a state devoted to upholding the principle of equality – as a democracy does – chance is the proper and only foundation of authority.
Sandwiched in the middle of a 969-page Act is a provision creating the Global Engagement Center. (Because, you know, the Russians.)
Unearned praise, we seem to have determined, is necessary to ensure that children don’t get depressed and fall further behind their peers.
Would we see a change of direction in society if more kids were raised in a “chore culture” of hard work and responsibility both at home and school?
There are some things that evolutionary biology can’t answer.
Society is experiencing a “devaluation of masculinity,” a fact attributable to the lack of male role models in current culture.
France thinks it's the parents, not the kids, who need an attitude adjustment.
Technology has advanced exponentially since the Industrial Revolution 200 years ago. But why?
Would we see a more functional, thriving population if Americans began embracing responsibility instead of thrusting it off on others?
Ivy League students removed a hallway portrait of William Shakespeare (too white) and replaced it with a photo of black lesbian activist.
Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th U.S. president, was more than the man behind the Panama Canal and the inspiration for the teddy bear.
The rise of zero-tolerance discipline policies in schools has resulted in suspensions for … interesting incidents. 2016 was no exception.
While working as a journalist during the Second World War, Orwell penned a review of Hitler’s Mein Kampf.
Another attack on Christmas?