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20 Colleges That Might Actually Be Worth It

20 Colleges That Might Actually Be Worth It

What are the characteristics of the schools with the best ROI?

5 Historic Quotes for Veterans Day

5 Historic Quotes for Veterans Day

Many years ago, my little sister was given a school assignment to write a thank-you to a veteran. In her childish scrawl, she sent a thank-you card and picture to our grandfather, who served in World War II.

When Truth is Relative, Racism is Okay

When Truth is Relative, Racism is Okay

If you argue that all truth is relative, then you must accept what that means. 

How to Politically Condition a Generation

How to Politically Condition a Generation

Some insights from The Rape of the Mind.

Fragile Snowflakes or Manipulative Narcissists?

Fragile Snowflakes or Manipulative Narcissists?

It’s worth pondering the role of helicopter-parenting.

What One of History’s Greatest Intellects Said About His Writings

What One of History’s Greatest Intellects Said About His Writings

Said near the end of his life.

College Isn’t the Time for a "Broad Education"

College Isn’t the Time for a "Broad Education"

I always roll my eyes when I hear liberal arts professors today defending general requirements and expounding on the glories of a broad education. 

The Children are in Charge

The Children are in Charge

Protestor madness at Yale and Missouri are just the latest examples. 

Why We Have Moral Relativism Today

Why We Have Moral Relativism Today

This is what happened when Aristotle got left behind.

Family Reading Lists for Toddlers to Teens

Family Reading Lists for Toddlers to Teens

Parent-child reading times – even into the teen years – are one of the best ways to turn your child into a well-rounded and educated reader.

5 Tips from 1907 on Turning Your Child into a Reader

5 Tips from 1907 on Turning Your Child into a Reader

How can you ensure your child is reading high quality and worthwhile material?

When the Father of Modern, American Education thought Soviet Schools were the Best Example

When the Father of Modern, American Education thought Soviet Schools were the Best Example

John Dewey had a lot of praise for communist education in Russia.

5 Famous Things Churchill DIDN'T Actually Say

5 Famous Things Churchill DIDN'T Actually Say

Winston Churchill is one of the most quotable of modern figures. As such, he’s also one of the most frequently misquoted people.

Sometimes, Is Spanking Still the Best Option?

Sometimes, Is Spanking Still the Best Option?

Spanking as a form of punishment is in decline, and it definitely has its modern detractors.

Are Lax School Discipline Policies Hurting Good Students?

Are Lax School Discipline Policies Hurting Good Students?

“Mom, I have to get out of my history class and transfer to another. I’m never going to learn anything because the kids are so disruptive.”

Do More Americans Need to Get Outdoors?

Do More Americans Need to Get Outdoors?

Is it possible that our shift away from a nature-filled lifestyle is hurting us more than we realize?

They’re Creating Dorms for Lonely Millennials

They’re Creating Dorms for Lonely Millennials

Because millennials don't know how to form associations?

17 Jaw-Dropping Ayn Rand Quotes
Equity: Just another name for Marxism?

Equity: Just another name for Marxism?

It’s a question that should be asked.

This 1897 Text Gives 3 Clues Why Today’s Students Can’t Write

This 1897 Text Gives 3 Clues Why Today’s Students Can’t Write

Would we see American writing ability increase if these three elements were restored to the classroom?

Did America Use to be Safer?

Did America Use to be Safer?

As a child, Peggy Noonan used to hitchhike with her aunt. And nobody killed them.

Chores are Becoming Tourist Attractions

Chores are Becoming Tourist Attractions

An article in The Atlantic yesterday asks, "Why has apple picking become a tourist attraction?"

This 1918 Journal Entry Will Make You Thank a Veteran

This 1918 Journal Entry Will Make You Thank a Veteran

Because of our dislike for the horrors of war, it’s easy to dismiss and overlook the great sacrifices and heroism exhibited by our veterans.

Why Do Some Americans Admire Putin?

Why Do Some Americans Admire Putin?

He seems to have his fair share of American admirers.

Check Out These Hilarious Philosophical “Attack Ads”

Check Out These Hilarious Philosophical “Attack Ads”

They’re faux attacks on modern philosophers made to look like today’s political attack ads.

Should the Welfare System Go Local?

Should the Welfare System Go Local?

Americans were warned long ago that such a complicated mess would result if the government became an “administrative system … to provide for the needs of the poor.” 

Does an Unhealthy Individualism Lead to Collectivism?

Does an Unhealthy Individualism Lead to Collectivism?

America was destined to become a country that vacillates between individualism and collectivism.

Is a Two-Parent Income Worth It?

Is a Two-Parent Income Worth It?

Society has made many mothers feel that they have to join the workforce in order have a nice home, the latest cars, impressive vacations, and regular restaurant meals and movie nights.

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