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Ivy League Prof Dishes on How to Get a Good College Education

Ivy League Prof Dishes on How to Get a Good College Education

An Emeritus Dartmouth English professor gives advice on how to get a great education even at a mediocre school.

Famous Philosopher: 10 Books EVERYONE Should Read

Famous Philosopher: 10 Books EVERYONE Should Read

In a speech, Peter Kreeft recommended these ten books as essential for everyone's intellectual formation. 

Another Study Reveals Pre-K May Hurt Kids Over Time

Another Study Reveals Pre-K May Hurt Kids Over Time

Is research increasingly showing that kids simply are not ready to be in school at such a young age?

6 Key Elements in Understanding the Tangled Uranium One Scandal

6 Key Elements in Understanding the Tangled Uranium One Scandal

Two House committees are investigating the tangled deal involving Russia, its acquiring of U.S. uranium, and Bill and Hillary Clinton.

We Need a New Elite

We Need a New Elite

"When we are required to define life as random chaos without order or spiritual/noble purpose, gratification must be instantaneous or it's not gratifying at all. Why wait? Why not just do as you please, and as your sense drive you to consume, right now?"

Intolerance and Persecution Are Often Rational (Frighteningly So)

Intolerance and Persecution Are Often Rational (Frighteningly So)

The cultural historian Jacques Barzun suggested that persecution is just as likely to germinate in an atmosphere of intellectual inquiry as under an atmosphere of repression.

Did Early Christians Believe that Mary was a Teen Mother? It's Complicated

Did Early Christians Believe that Mary was a Teen Mother? It's Complicated

The Proto-gospel of James tends to fill in gaps left by the Gospels of Matthew and Luke.

After Weinstein We Need a Culture Change - But What Sort, Exactly?

After Weinstein We Need a Culture Change - But What Sort, Exactly?

So far we are hearing about rules. Some aspects of 1970s culture are taboo.

Most Parents Don’t Talk to Their Kids, Survey Shows

Most Parents Don’t Talk to Their Kids, Survey Shows

The types of things parents discuss (or don't) with their kids are quite revealing.

Franken, Weinstein, and 'Men Without Chests'

Franken, Weinstein, and 'Men Without Chests'

For many decades now, we have mocked the gentleman and rewarded the narcissist. Is it any wonder then that there's a scarcity of good men in high places?

Two Reasons Not to Hire More Border Patrol Agents

Two Reasons Not to Hire More Border Patrol Agents

The main argument against President Trump’s plan to hire more Border Patrol agents is that the Southern border does not need them.

Feminists Are Furious with How ‘Justice League’ Changed the Amazonian Costumes. There’s Just One Problem.

Feminists Are Furious with How ‘Justice League’ Changed the Amazonian Costumes. There’s Just One Problem.

'Justice League' Zack Snyder is being accused of sexualizing the Amazonian warriors in the new DC film. There is an obvious flaw in the critique, however.

Why Rome's Republic Fell With Cicero

Why Rome's Republic Fell With Cicero

Cicero was the Roman Socrates, a man who stood for the community over time, rather than the community of the moment. Like his Greek ancestor, Cicero died a martyr.

Why Republicans Are Virtually Identical to Democrats on Spending

Why Republicans Are Virtually Identical to Democrats on Spending

Sanctimonious Republican arguments for raising taxes on some people ring hollow. 

Going Topless is 'Empowering'?

Going Topless is 'Empowering'?

Going topless has become a bit of a trend. But is it really an empowering one?

Are You Guilty of 'Virtue-Signaling?'

Are You Guilty of 'Virtue-Signaling?'

Virtue signaling, a term coined by British author James Bartholomew, began in the 1960s as a way to 'vent anger.'

Black Markets Are Saving Lives in North Korea

Black Markets Are Saving Lives in North Korea

Black markets remain a crucial element of survival for many North Koreans today.

The Chicken and the Egg of Educational Choice

The Chicken and the Egg of Educational Choice

Parents don’t have much incentive to look for information about school options if they don’t have the ability to take advantage of the information.

Climate Science and Politics Don't Mix

Climate Science and Politics Don't Mix

Are we doomed to mix politics and climate science?

How Americans Are Becoming ‘Idiots’… Literally

How Americans Are Becoming ‘Idiots’… Literally

Today, being an idiot in the classical sense of the word is actually becoming a respectable way to live.

Why Do Powerful Men Want to Masturbate in Front of Women?

Why Do Powerful Men Want to Masturbate in Front of Women?

Many of Hollywood's brightest stars have been accused of what a sex therapist calls ‘eroticized rage’.

Professor Makes Students Cluck Like a Chicken When Beginning a Statement With ‘I Feel’

Professor Makes Students Cluck Like a Chicken When Beginning a Statement With ‘I Feel’

Some professors are fed up with the feelings-based arguments they get in class and are trying to retrain their students to argue logically.

Childhood Expert: Current Education System Will Soon ‘Disappear’

Childhood Expert: Current Education System Will Soon ‘Disappear’

Here's why Dr. Peter Gray believes the days of the broken education system are numbered.

Today, Even Snow Pants are Accused of Promoting Toxic Masculinity

Today, Even Snow Pants are Accused of Promoting Toxic Masculinity

“If we are serious about tackling the toxic masculinity which persists in our culture, we must look at the images we market to our children.”

School Kids Don’t Need 'Wiggle Chairs.' They Need a Real Recess.

School Kids Don’t Need 'Wiggle Chairs.' They Need a Real Recess.

Childhood wasn’t meant to be lived indoors, watching through the windows at unused playground equipment outside.

 Why Philosophy is so Important in Science Education

Why Philosophy is so Important in Science Education

Students often treat philosophy as wholly distinct from and subordinate to science. They shouldn't.

Teacher Facing Discipline for ‘Misgendering’ Student

Teacher Facing Discipline for ‘Misgendering’ Student

Joshua Sutcliffe, a Christian pastor from Oxford, admitted he said 'Well done girls' when addressing a group that included a transgender student.

Hey GOP, Want to Cut the Burden of Government? Cut Spending.

Hey GOP, Want to Cut the Burden of Government? Cut Spending.

We'll be getting the usual fraud which involves "tax reform" coupled with ever-increasing government spending. 

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