Remarkably, much of the major news media almost seems shocked by all the good Samaritan stories coming out of Houston and other communities in southeast Texas rocked by the storm.
New York Times columnist Paul Krugman is having second thoughts about presidential power.
There is almost always a peaceful and wiser alternative to violence.
The New Yorker recently had an extensive interview with Columbia University humanities professor Mark Lilla that was quite good.
It’s worth digging into the psychology of people attracted to totalitarian ideology, though we might not like what we find.
One consequence of this subjection of truth to selfishness is the rupture between modern education and traditional virtue.
“Laws and principles are not for the times when there is no temptation…”
Researchers from Harvard, Stanford, Cincinnati, and Gardner-Webb concluded that the Pentagon’s 1033 weapons program made departments more likely to engage in deadly violence.
Nobody wants to see war on the Korean peninsula. But Trump is wise to insist North Korea's actions could precipitate a military response.
There's a simple reason why students can't think for themselves.
New research shows that absent fathers can influence a child's DNA.
In thinking about looting in Houston after the hurricane, Jack London's "The Scarlet Plague" give us a brutal description of looters.
Are Taylor Swift, pop music, and the decline of rational discourse related?
Police say the man who claimed he was stabbed by Antifa for a bad haircut made up the whole story.
Are today’s schools, as organized, set up to exclude parents and teach dogmatic principles rather than the 3 Rs?
At a lecture given at the Library of Congress, medievalist and biologist Erin Connelly discussed the relevance of medieval medicine.
Violence erupted at Berkeley again, and at least 13 people were arrested.
Nanny state philosophy: Some people make bad choices, so everyone should be deprived of freedom.
Modern research and Ben Franklin both agree.
Some educators are challenging this divide between summer learning and fall schooling.
Charlie Chaplin responded to the mortal threat that the Nazis posed in a different way.
Abraham Lincoln appeared on Star Trek once and accidently insulted Lt. Uhura. Watch the 30-second exchange.
The Lord of the Flies for preschoolers?
Compared to the rioters who pulled down his effigy, that Confederate soldier atop the pedestal in Durham was a moral colossus.
A British author details the Europe's odd suicide in a new best-selling book.
Is it possible we would have avoided our current problems with violence and chaos if the parents of millennials had shunned permissive parenting?
Is pressure to conform on college campuses getting a little out of hand?
The girl says to the guy, “It’s not you; it’s me.” The guy thinks, I’ve heard that before; she doesn’t like me. But it turns out the girl is right.