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A Poignant Quote from Will Durant

A Poignant Quote from Will Durant

Our lives are full of treasure, but our hearts are empty. 

Less Freedom and Equality, more Justice?

Less Freedom and Equality, more Justice?

We need less ideology in our discourse and decision making. 

Should Schools Teach More Financial Literacy?

Should Schools Teach More Financial Literacy?

"Nearly a third of young people… say they are too scared to look at their bank balance."

Brave New World: Do you remember this theme?

Brave New World: Do you remember this theme?

It's not all sex and soma in Aldous Huxley's dystopia. 

When It Comes to Community, Bigger Is Not Necessarily Better

When It Comes to Community, Bigger Is Not Necessarily Better

Tocqueville had a few words to say on the subject.

What if it’s Bernie vs. Trump?

What if it’s Bernie vs. Trump?

They won big in New Hampshire.

Why Aren't Apprenticeships More Popular?

Why Aren't Apprenticeships More Popular?

While it’s true that apprenticeships are growing in popularity, there’s still something holding them back from becoming mainstream.

 Here’s the Poem everyone is Quoting

Here’s the Poem everyone is Quoting

Dylan Thomas is the poet to know. 

Even Math can be Biased

Even Math can be Biased

It can’t be said enough, there is no value-neutral education. 

Why do we assume the worst?

Why do we assume the worst?

Eli Manning is just one example of our growing habit.

Should School and Sports Part Ways?

Should School and Sports Part Ways?

Students of all types – athletic or academic – might benefit for these reasons.

The 5-Second Rule is Actually True – NASA Says So

The 5-Second Rule is Actually True – NASA Says So

Cleanliness is certainly good, but have Americans actually over-obsessed in this area?

People Still Prefer Working for Men

People Still Prefer Working for Men

And women are actually more likely to prefer a male boss. Why is that?

Is Selfishness a Virtue?

Is Selfishness a Virtue?

Russell Kirk takes on Ayn Rand. 

There were still ‘White Tears’

There were still ‘White Tears’

Talk about the racism of some black writers...

NARAL Calls Caring, Involved Fathers ‘Sexist’?

NARAL Calls Caring, Involved Fathers ‘Sexist’?

Perhaps we need more “YOU’RE MESSING WITH THE WRONG DADDY” fathers after all.

6 Thoughts from Famous Americans on Love and Marriage

6 Thoughts from Famous Americans on Love and Marriage

Ben Franklin's statement is rather shocking...

What is a friend?

What is a friend?

A new Oxford study shows that your Facebook friends are probably fakes.

Martin Shkreli: If morality is relative, why are we outraged?

Martin Shkreli: If morality is relative, why are we outraged?

We are confronted by the logical conclusion of our culture's teachings on morality.

If We’re All So Connected, Why are Our Kids so Lonely?

If We’re All So Connected, Why are Our Kids so Lonely?

“It’s lonely when everyone else is on a device except you.”

Fewer Americans Think College is Necessary for a Middle Class Life

Fewer Americans Think College is Necessary for a Middle Class Life

Could apprenticeship interest be driving this trend?

10 Great Quotes from 'War and Peace' (the book)

10 Great Quotes from 'War and Peace' (the book)

From the book that's the basis of the new BBC miniseries.

Proposal Advocates Raising the Gun Age to 25

Proposal Advocates Raising the Gun Age to 25

It raises some deep questions.

In Chicago, it’s Not the Cops doing the Killing

In Chicago, it’s Not the Cops doing the Killing

Already 290 shootings and over 50 dead in 2016. There's only been one police shooting.

What is Socialism?

What is Socialism?

It seems a lot of people actually don’t know. 

College-Educated Women Can't Find Good Men
What They’re Reading in Ivy League Schools

What They’re Reading in Ivy League Schools

A top 10 book list.

Harvard Professor: Discrimination Not the Cause of ‘Gender Pay Gap’

Harvard Professor: Discrimination Not the Cause of ‘Gender Pay Gap’

More evidence that men and women are naturally different?

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