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. 

Plato’s Very Relevant Warning about Politicians

Plato’s Very Relevant Warning about Politicians

It's amazing how relevant ancient works can be to modern life.

Waking Up During the Night Used to Be Normal

Waking Up During the Night Used to Be Normal

Every night, people fell asleep not long after the sun went down and stayed that way until sometime after midnight.

The Danger of Executive Action

The Danger of Executive Action

In the name of expediency, we toss aside our checks against the concentration of power.

Chesterton and the Meaning of Education

Chesterton and the Meaning of Education

Chesterton thought we now had a “standardization by a low standard,” a dumbing-down of standards to a lowest-common denominator of prescribed mediocrity.

This great inventor only had 5 years of formal schooling

This great inventor only had 5 years of formal schooling

Would he have achieved as much in today’s education settings? 

Huxley: Brave New World “Coming True Sooner Than I Thought”

Huxley: Brave New World “Coming True Sooner Than I Thought”

Huxley's reflections on "Brave New World" thirty years after it was published.

8 Astute Comments from Aldous Huxley

8 Astute Comments from Aldous Huxley

From the author of "Brave New World"

Are Many Women Today Doing Two Full-Time Jobs?

Are Many Women Today Doing Two Full-Time Jobs?

Eleanor Roosevelt had something important to say on this topic.

Sociologist: “The World is More Religious Than It Has Ever Been”

Sociologist: “The World is More Religious Than It Has Ever Been”

Most assume that the world is less religious. Maybe they're wrong? 

What American Education Has in Common with the Dark Ages

What American Education Has in Common with the Dark Ages

4 characteristics of a decline in education in the 6th century...

Obamacare Spurring a Return to Health Care Co-ops

Obamacare Spurring a Return to Health Care Co-ops

Are they spurring a return to community care and concern in addition to lowering costs?
 

Pew Releases List of "Most Striking Findings" in 2015

Pew Releases List of "Most Striking Findings" in 2015

Here are ten you will probably find interesting... 

University Embarrassed by Typo

University Embarrassed by Typo

Typos either reveal the inability to spell or the need to slow down.

Reading Philosophy on Your Own

Reading Philosophy on Your Own

Philosophy now has a diminished role in modern curricula, leaving most people to fend for themselves... 

A Job Listing That Confirms Our Fears about Americans

A Job Listing That Confirms Our Fears about Americans

Knowledgeable readers are a dying breed...

Bestselling Books: 1915 vs. 2015

Bestselling Books: 1915 vs. 2015

An interesting contrast.

Mass communication promotes mass conformity

Mass communication promotes mass conformity

Being aware of what's happening is the first step to regaining our intellectual independence.

Is Archaeology Increasingly Proving the Bible to Be a Reliable Source of History?

Is Archaeology Increasingly Proving the Bible to Be a Reliable Source of History?

Several recent examples may shed light on the subject.

Orwell's "1984" One of the Bestsellers in Russia in 2015

Orwell's "1984" One of the Bestsellers in Russia in 2015

A sign that Russians perceive a return to totalitarianism?

Some men just want to watch the world burn

Some men just want to watch the world burn

Keep that in mind.

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