10 Rather Sobering Quotes from Joseph Conrad

10 Rather Sobering Quotes from Joseph Conrad

Does this guy know how to party or what?! ;)

What Happened to Doing Good Things in Secret?

What Happened to Doing Good Things in Secret?

Yesterday, the internet was filled with praise for the story of a woman who bought a cake decorated by an employee with autism. 

How One Teacher Discovered That iPads in the Classroom are a Bad Idea

How One Teacher Discovered That iPads in the Classroom are a Bad Idea

“We put tablets in their hands and made their loads that much heavier.”

Virtual reality is coming. Is that a good thing?

Virtual reality is coming. Is that a good thing?

Everything will likely change. 

Single Moms Now Rooming Together

Single Moms Now Rooming Together

And not just for financial reasons, either...

Teaching Students to Write in the Wrong Way

Teaching Students to Write in the Wrong Way

Have we substituted an expanded vocabulary for clear, common sense writing?

Being Emotional Isn't a Form of Debate

Being Emotional Isn't a Form of Debate

Professor: “It has become clear ... that we are suffering the tragic results of having cut logic and rhetoric..."

No Yoga for You!

No Yoga for You!

How the cultural appropriation argument could backfire. 

Our Overcautious Society is Hurting Children

Our Overcautious Society is Hurting Children

“If the body be feeble, the mind will not be strong.”

Let Your Child Play Outside? You Could Face Jail for That.

Let Your Child Play Outside? You Could Face Jail for That.

Does society need to step back from its overcautious mentality and allow parents to once again freely carry out their parental rights and duties?

The Way to Win a Revolution

The Way to Win a Revolution

Words matter. 

Do you have the post-holiday malaise?

Do you have the post-holiday malaise?

Maybe there’s something to learn from it. 

Philosopher: Believing in "Rights" is Like Believing in "Witches and Unicorns"

Philosopher: Believing in "Rights" is Like Believing in "Witches and Unicorns"

One attempt at a rational justification for morality was the creation of the concept of “rights.”

16 Things Mark Twain Actually Said

16 Things Mark Twain Actually Said

Some of your favorites might not have made this list. But these are still pretty damn good. 

Could You Pass New York’s Common Core Algebra Test?

Could You Pass New York’s Common Core Algebra Test?

Should students who plan to go to college be able to pass this test?

16 SOURCED Aristotle Quotes

16 SOURCED Aristotle Quotes

Many quotes are misattributed to Aristotle, but not these ones!

The Dangers of Entangling Alliances

The Dangers of Entangling Alliances

Turkey, Russia, and Washington’s ‘Farewell Address’.

Gratitude Lists of 5 Famous Americans

Gratitude Lists of 5 Famous Americans

“Gratitude is always in one’s Power.” 

On Americans On Islam

On Americans On Islam

Here is my take, in a very basic outline, on the threat of the various Islamic schools.

Retailers Rediscovering Rest on Thanksgiving Weekend

Retailers Rediscovering Rest on Thanksgiving Weekend

While it’s great to be hard-working, ambitious, and enterprising, have we as a nation forgotten the value of stepping away from the regular routine?

More Seat Time Does Not a Good Education Make

More Seat Time Does Not a Good Education Make

Might the U.S. be over-emphasizing instruction time?

Three Approaches to Suffering

Three Approaches to Suffering

Some advice from a person who lived through World War II.

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