Richard Weaver

Content relating to Richard Weaver, author of the book Ideas Have Consequences.

4 Ways to Avoid Being Fooled By Propaganda

4 Ways to Avoid Being Fooled By Propaganda

"Coping with propaganda requires a widespread critical intelligence, which is largely the product of education."

Professor: Relativism Destroying Our Esteem for Education

Professor: Relativism Destroying Our Esteem for Education

A case for ditching relativism and returning to absolutes?

Our Culture Degrades Women by Trying to Make Them Men

Our Culture Degrades Women by Trying to Make Them Men

"Our generation is becoming so busy trying to prove that women can do what men can do that women are losing their uniqueness."

The Real Debate is over Human Nature

The Real Debate is over Human Nature

Is there evil in the heart of all men?

10 Challenging Quotes from a 20th Century Classic

10 Challenging Quotes from a 20th Century Classic

His famous colleague said of the book, "It will shock, and philosophical shock is the beginning of wisdom."

Are We Less Free Than in Times Past?

Are We Less Free Than in Times Past?

The author seems to think many today live as bees in a hive and cogs in a machine rather than as truly free individuals.

Education is Not Magic

Education is Not Magic

If there is not a clear idea of what we want students to learn, and the character formation necessary to learn it, education will be powerless to do anything to improve society.