"For their happiness such a government willingly labors, but it chooses to be the sole agent and the only arbiter of that happiness."
“Honesty is the 1st chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson
The practice is called bacha bazi, literally ‘boy play,’ and American soldiers and Marines have been instructed not to intervene.
Laws can reward or punish irresponsibility.
I suspect that it is so hurtful because it strikes so closely to what has traditionally been thought of as a primary goal of human beings: communion.
The greatest threat that homeschooling poses to the government system is its diversity, its resiliency, and its undisputed academic success.
At least we're entertained.
We worry that fewer children today are developing that creative and entrepreneurial spirit on which America was built.
Given these results, might it be wise to reconsider support for universal preschool programs?
Check out this reading list and faith statement from Oberlin's 1915 Catalogue.
There's honor in all honest work.
We live in an age that attempts to build upward by destroying foundations.
Is it possible that simply teaching young people to address their elders by last name would help to restore some level of respect for authority while also building up the family unit?
In the piece, Keohane recreates a scene on the beach from the famous William Golding novel, but this time, with language that you might find on modern college campuses.
It might hint at our current leadership challenges in politics and business.
"Despite marrying at older ages, Americans are actually marrying sooner in their lifetime than they did a century ago."
In the long run, does our society need to do better at encouraging a healthy view toward the importance of parenting?
It's a little scary how dependent Americans have become upon the government and present system.
Let's honestly consider Europe's mass-migration challenge.
He thought the “greatest of all divisions in the history of the West” was between the time of Jane Austen (1775-1817) and his own time.
What happens when our schools don’t focus on the same education goals as those of the Founders?
I barely knew him, but he left a journal and it might help you.
Cavanaugh argues that the way the free market understands freedom eventually leads to greater imbalances of power and the diminishment of freedom.
Obviously, we’re in a secular age. But what kind? Charles Taylor, author of the seminal book A Secular Age gives 3 definitions.
Naturalism may be insupportable as a worldview, but when generations now have had it beaten into them from the earliest age, is it really a surprise when there are those who take it seriously and act accordingly?
Have iPad initiatives been misguided?
Here is what Western civilization has traditionally meant by the term "courage."