Have You Seen the "Bone Church"?

Have You Seen the "Bone Church"?

Marquis de Sade said of it, “I have never seen anything more striking.”

Aaaand Another Study Says Preschool Hurts, Not Helps

Aaaand Another Study Says Preschool Hurts, Not Helps

Is it time to hit the pause button before more states charge ahead to fund preschool for all?

Actress: "Feminism doesn't create equality, it creates separation."

Actress: "Feminism doesn't create equality, it creates separation."

Marion Cotillard recently made several un-PC statements about feminism.

Philosopher: Why a 'Secular Society' is Doomed

Philosopher: Why a 'Secular Society' is Doomed

According to Remi Brague, a secular society cannot last long. 

Sex trafficking and family breakdown, is there a link?

Sex trafficking and family breakdown, is there a link?

On the victim’s side, if I made generalizations, it’s typically a runaway kid, a kid from a dysfunctional home, looking for love...

Poetry: Teaching to Think

Poetry: Teaching to Think

Should schools today incorporate more poetry into the curriculum?

Fewer Children Today are Playing the Piano

Fewer Children Today are Playing the Piano

The AP reported back in January that piano sales in the U.S. have dramatically declined.

Are Today’s Schools Giving Children “Worthless Literature” to Read?

Are Today’s Schools Giving Children “Worthless Literature” to Read?

Compared to this 1892 list, it would certainly seem so.

7 Disturbing Eugenics Quotes

7 Disturbing Eugenics Quotes

H.G Wells, Margaret Sanger, Bernard Shaw, John Maynard Keynes, Justice Holmes, etc. were all eugenicists.

Fearing Your Government's Military is Reasonable

Fearing Your Government's Military is Reasonable

Even the Founders thought a well-armed citizenry was a good deterrent. 

One Thing You Should Know about Vladimir Putin

One Thing You Should Know about Vladimir Putin

Last year, Putin assigned three books to Russia's regional governors. 

London Grade School: “No TV or Tech… Not Even at Home.”

London Grade School: “No TV or Tech… Not Even at Home.”

Should the U.S. invest in more unplugged schools like this one in England?

An Education We're Missing Living in Cities

An Education We're Missing Living in Cities

Divorced from nature, we do not have as many examples or experiences to pull from.

Pew Report: Half of Americans Believe Immigrants are Bad for the Economy

Pew Report: Half of Americans Believe Immigrants are Bad for the Economy

Should our immigration policies be limited to those who are committed to self-government and the other principles upon which America was founded?

Why It's Still Important to Memorize

Why It's Still Important to Memorize

Like most students today, I had an education in which memorization was not emphasized. My understanding is that it is even worse now.

Hollywood Star Became Stay-at-Home Dad After Wife Died of Cancer

Hollywood Star Became Stay-at-Home Dad After Wife Died of Cancer

Actor Rick Moranis was a fixture in many movies I watched

Are We Less Free Than in Times Past?

Are We Less Free Than in Times Past?

The author seems to think many today live as bees in a hive and cogs in a machine rather than as truly free individuals.

New Study: Big Kids Love Bedtime Stories, Too

New Study: Big Kids Love Bedtime Stories, Too

Kids think bedtime stories are just for babies, right? Wrong.

Beware Those Who Try to Create Utopias

Beware Those Who Try to Create Utopias

As you can see from the following quotes, seeking after utopias can be a dangerous thing. 

Is Homeschooling Only for the Elite?

Is Homeschooling Only for the Elite?

Homeschooling is being used by parents as a means to create elite kids.

Is Freedom of Religion Being Eclipsed in America?

Is Freedom of Religion Being Eclipsed in America?

President Obama’s recent words seem to indicate that the answer is yes.

When Poets Were Rock Stars

When Poets Were Rock Stars

In 1956, T.S. Eliot gave a lecture to a crowd of 14,000 in a basketball arena.

Mayor Proposes Website Revealing the Names of Welfare Recipients

Mayor Proposes Website Revealing the Names of Welfare Recipients

One mayor in Maine is proposing to take the public’s desire for transparency a step further: revealing welfare recipients by name.  

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