There's No Such Thing as a 'Fact'

There's No Such Thing as a 'Fact'

The term "fact" is an Enlightenment "folk-concept" that doesn't actually exist. 

Do LGBT kids need school choice?

Do LGBT kids need school choice?

A private school for LGBT kids is opening in Atlanta, but tuition is $13k.

Study: It’s Not Your Imagination, Modern Kindergarten is More Demanding

Study: It’s Not Your Imagination, Modern Kindergarten is More Demanding

Are we setting them up for academic burnout and failure?

Democracy, Greed, and the Perils of Equality

Democracy, Greed, and the Perils of Equality

A familiarity with Tocqueville’s essential Democracy in America would prove enlightening.

Are Thank-You Notes Becoming a Thing of the Past?

Are Thank-You Notes Becoming a Thing of the Past?

“I should be ungrateful then, if I did not take every Opportunity of expressing my Gratitude….” – Benjamin Franklin, 1735

Why Do Some People Lose Their S**T Over Bad ‘Star Wars’ Reviews?

Why Do Some People Lose Their S**T Over Bad ‘Star Wars’ Reviews?

People hate it when you criticize what they do for fun. The reason why might be deeper than first assumed. 

Very Cool! New York Public Library Releases 180,000 Historical Images into the Public Domain

Very Cool! New York Public Library Releases 180,000 Historical Images into the Public Domain

The documents include papers from the Founding Fathers, maps and atlases, and illuminated manuscripts from the Medieval Ages...

9 Timeless Strategies from Sun-tzu’s ‘Art of War’

9 Timeless Strategies from Sun-tzu’s ‘Art of War’

From the book whose tactics have been highly influential in warfare, business, politics, law, sports, and life. 

Christianity's Intellectual Foundation

Christianity's Intellectual Foundation

We're guessing most of the folks who call Christianity "stupid" haven't read these authors.

Ben Franklin’s 3 Tips for People Actually Interested in Rational Debate

Ben Franklin’s 3 Tips for People Actually Interested in Rational Debate

Public discourse might be more civil if we followed Franklin's example.

The Government Changes Food Recommendations ... Again

The Government Changes Food Recommendations ... Again

Why are they involved with it anyway?

Not All Deep Friendships Are 'Gay'

Not All Deep Friendships Are 'Gay'

Has our society forgotten what true friendship looks like?

Academic Writing is Becoming a Caricature of Itself

Academic Writing is Becoming a Caricature of Itself

In no other time in history have so many professors written so much that is unintelligible.

Will Germany be Muslim in a generation?

Will Germany be Muslim in a generation?

Demography is the Achilles heel of a democracy.

Do the British Write Better Children's Books?

Do the British Write Better Children's Books?

According to child psychologists, fantasy is critical for childhood development.

Let’s be honest about the Cologne assaults

Let’s be honest about the Cologne assaults

Multiculturalism doesn't work. And boys and girls are unequal.

1st Century Historian: Education is “The One and Essential Thing”

1st Century Historian: Education is “The One and Essential Thing”

According to Plutarch, knowledge is the only thing that can't be taken from you. 

Could Students Today Pass the 1919 SAT Exam?

Could Students Today Pass the 1919 SAT Exam?

Passing requires these 3 characteristics.
 

Yet Another Reason to Study History

Yet Another Reason to Study History

Have you heard of “shifting baseline syndrome”?

Doctor: Overstimulation May Be Causing ADHD

Doctor: Overstimulation May Be Causing ADHD

Are American adults aiding and abetting the rapid rise in ADHD?

A source of our anxiety?

A source of our anxiety?

Spending, spending, spending. Debt, debt, debt. 

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