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Libraries: Not Just For Reading Anymore

Libraries: Not Just For Reading Anymore

Libraries are becoming community hubs.

The best form of government?

The best form of government?

It can also be the worst according to Thomas Aquinas.

More Evidence That Kids Just Need to Move?

More Evidence That Kids Just Need to Move?

A new study shows that more physical activity increases math scores.

How Christians Used to Fast During Lent

How Christians Used to Fast During Lent

The practice of fasting and abstinence has largely been abandoned or curtailed by most Christians.

Brave New World: Do you remember this theme?

Brave New World: Do you remember this theme?

It's not all sex and soma in Aldous Huxley's dystopia. 

When It Comes to Community, Bigger Is Not Necessarily Better

When It Comes to Community, Bigger Is Not Necessarily Better

Tocqueville had a few words to say on the subject.

Marcel Marceau Was A Holocaust Hero

Marcel Marceau Was A Holocaust Hero

Wow. This is amazing.

Why America Has So Many Laws

Why America Has So Many Laws

There are virtue-based societies, and there are rule-based societies. America has become the latter.

What if it’s Bernie vs. Trump?

What if it’s Bernie vs. Trump?

They won big in New Hampshire.

Preschool Isn’t Giving Kids Enough Time to PLAY

Preschool Isn’t Giving Kids Enough Time to PLAY

Our kids are failing at preschool and preschool is failing our kids.

Why Aren't Apprenticeships More Popular?

Why Aren't Apprenticeships More Popular?

While it’s true that apprenticeships are growing in popularity, there’s still something holding them back from becoming mainstream.

Dostoevsky’s Critique of Socialism

Dostoevsky’s Critique of Socialism

Dostoevsky was both an advocate for the poor and an opponent of socialism. Here's why...

 Here’s the Poem everyone is Quoting

Here’s the Poem everyone is Quoting

Dylan Thomas is the poet to know. 

5 Pieces of Education Advice from the 15th Century

5 Pieces of Education Advice from the 15th Century

#5. Teach students to become independent learners.

Even Math can be Biased

Even Math can be Biased

It can’t be said enough, there is no value-neutral education. 

Parenting: It's Okay to Rely on Common Sense

Parenting: It's Okay to Rely on Common Sense

Too many parents today seek advice elsewhere, rather than simply trusting themselves.

The “Cultural Appropriation” Thing is Getting Out of Hand

The “Cultural Appropriation” Thing is Getting Out of Hand

Apparently it’s now considered racist or imperialist for one culture to borrow or elaborate on elements of another.

WHAT Students Read Matters More Than You Think

WHAT Students Read Matters More Than You Think

According to Dr. E.D. Hirsch, content matters... a lot.

Homeschooling, Socialization, and the New Groupthink

Homeschooling, Socialization, and the New Groupthink

If your goal for your children is a lifetime of government work, then by all means send them to public school: the bigger, the better.

Why do we assume the worst?

Why do we assume the worst?

Eli Manning is just one example of our growing habit.

Should School and Sports Part Ways?

Should School and Sports Part Ways?

Students of all types – athletic or academic – might benefit for these reasons.

The 5-Second Rule is Actually True – NASA Says So

The 5-Second Rule is Actually True – NASA Says So

Cleanliness is certainly good, but have Americans actually over-obsessed in this area?

NYU Prof Laments Lack of Ideological Diversity on College Campuses

NYU Prof Laments Lack of Ideological Diversity on College Campuses

"Most people are horrified by what's going on in the universities."

Polls: Trump and Sanders FTW in NH

Polls: Trump and Sanders FTW in NH

Will the polls be right? 

People Still Prefer Working for Men

People Still Prefer Working for Men

And women are actually more likely to prefer a male boss. Why is that?

Is Selfishness a Virtue?

Is Selfishness a Virtue?

Russell Kirk takes on Ayn Rand. 

New Study: Staying Married More than 10 Years Dramatically Decreases Divorce Rate
There were still ‘White Tears’

There were still ‘White Tears’

Talk about the racism of some black writers...

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