Martin Cothran

Martin Cothran

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Martin Cothran is the editor of Classical Teacher magazine, published by Memoria Press, and the director of the Classical Latin School Association.

Recent blog posts by this author

The Confusing Logic of Gender Ideology: A Quiz

No one should accept the new transgender ideology unless he can answer the following 10 questions with answers that actually make sense:   1. If it is "impossible for a man to feel what a woman feels" (as men are often told), then how...

Trump's Transgender Policy and Its Fashionable Enemies

The cultural revolutionaries are up in arms over President Trump's new policy on the admittance of transgendered people in the military. Now the first thing to point out is that there are a lot of things that can result in the military not...

Planned Parenthood Tells Preschoolers: 'Your genitals don’t make you a boy or a girl'

If the birds and bees followed Planned Parenthood's new guidelines concerning them, they would eventually have to be put on the endangered species list. The nation's largest provider of abortions has new guidelines out on how to talk about sex to...

The Birth Dearth—and Why Liberals Should Be Worried

It's a strange characteristic of modern societies that the more sexual freedom people have, the less babies they seem to be able to produce. According to new data out from the Centers for Disease Control, U. S. fertility is at an all-time low....

'Chatting with dolphins by 2021': Why it's not going to happen

Every couple of months comes a story about some animal that has been trained to talk. But a little research always reveals that the animal involved might be able to learn to put a few words together but never that it communicates the way humans do...

Why There’s a Rising Tide of Left-Wing Violence on Campus

That goose-stepping you heard last week was the latest in an increasingly frequent series of violent protests by left-wing students directed at shutting down conservative voices on campus—protests many of which are encouraged by professors and...

Bill Nye, the Gender Ideology Guy

Bill Nye has become the de facto spokesman for science. He and his trademark bow tie were featured in last month’s March for Science, and he has become a perennial presence on American television, speaking on a wide variety of scientific issues (...

No, The Catholic Church Didn’t Punish Galileo for Heliocentrism

If you’re going to pose as being objective, it’s always good to have your facts straight. Scientific American, clearly stung by criticism that the March for Science (which it had helped promote) had been politicized, published a defense of...

Why is the Scientific Community Blaming Trump for Their Problems?

Scientists should spend more time in the laboratory and less time marching in the streets. If they did, perhaps they could solve some of the problems with science that they are blaming on other people. This weekend’s “March for Science” was held...

Is Berkeley the Fort Sumter of a New Civil War?

Could the college town where the “Free Speech Movement” began be the place where it ends? That's the question asked by Frances Dinkelspiel, writing in The Daily Beast, after covering the confrontation this weekend between far-left anti-free-...

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