Anna Mathews

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Do 97% of Scientists Really Believe in Global Warming?

Many people have heard the claim that 97 percent of scientists believe in global warming. Politicians from President Barack Obama to former Secretary of State John Kerry have cited the statistic.   But is it true?    The...

How Classroom Management Has Changed Since 1913

In 1913, the state of Kentucky published the Elementary Course of Study which was, according to its introduction, “... intended for the use of teachers of the common schools of the State, giving them a definitive idea of the amount of work to be...

Four Feminists Who Abandoned Feminism

Though many women call themselves feminists for a variety of reasons, not every woman who adopts the title sticks with it. Both adopting and dropping the label come with political and social assumptions and consequences, and for that reason some...

Jordan Peterson Explains Why He Doesn’t Like Virtue Signaling

In a recent youtube video, University of Toronto Professor and clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson spoke with students about virtue signaling. “Virtue signaling,” definitionally speaking, is the conspicuous expression of moral values done with...

13 Surprising Facts About J.R.R. Tolkien

Known as the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) led a rich personal and spiritual life. Well-educated and well-traveled, it comes as no surprise that his prose rose to such fame. Below are 13 facts about...

5 Lost Literary Works That Would Be Great to Read

These literary works were written by authors that are recognized as some of the best of all time. Though many titles which bear their names are still popular and in circulation today, each one of these authors composed literary pieces which have...

5 Famous People Who Found Religion before They Died

Though some see deathbed conversions merely as a convenient way of covering one’s tracks before leaping into the uncharted territory of death, others believe that people who become religious converts at the end of their lives truly can be sincere in...

5 Scientists Skeptical of Climate Change

We’re often told that the science on global warming is “settled.” Our planet is warming, humans are the primary or sole cause, and something must be done or our planet will soon look like this. But is that really the case? As it turns out,...

'The Screwtape Letters': 8 Facts

Though many are only familiar with C. S. Lewis’ children’s works, The Chronicles of Narnia, he gained fame and recognition through his penning of The Screwtape Letters. Initially published individually through The Guardian on a weekly basis in 1942...

Oxford Changing Tests to Help Women

Via the College Fix: “Oxford University has decided to let students take a final exam at home — and they’ve switched it from a test to an essay — to help women do better on it, several newspapers in England report. Apparently women do better...