We miss a lot of important truths by simply sticking to new books and avoiding the old.
Hundreds of thousands ended up in Germany after an invitation from Angela Merkel. But now that ISIS has been defeated and the Syrian civil war is winding down, why are refugees continuing to come?
What kind of twisted mindset demands obedience from others? A mindset that loves power.
Isn't that the whole point of libraries in the first place?
Teaching "stranger danger" to children is a bad idea. It cannot be enforced and it hinders a child's ability to learn how to interact with adults. In addition, it ignores the fact that the adults most dangerous to children are not strangers.
Chesterton marveled at how suffragettes were willing to punch policeman in 1911 England. But he wondered whether the drive to obtain the vote for women obscured the real power which women have in society.
Common sense that today's young people have forgotten?
Why should an athlete be subjected to warnings from his team’s president—or a nonsensical controversy ginned up by reporters—for showing appreciation of an enduring American value?
Facebook has the right to censor whoever they want, but this kind of clumsy, partisan censorship practice is just begging for government intervention.
Putting off having children robs them of your youth.
A British aristocrat has daughters but no sons, thus his title and estate must pass to a distant male relative. It’s the classic plot device in many famous stories – ranging from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice to the TV show Downton Abbey.
If print starts to die, a lot will go with it.
In response to the Viganò Testimony, Pennsylvania Attorney General weighs in with even more damaging news for the Vatican.
Seriously, y’all. Stop. “Adulting” is not that hard.
In his 11-page account, Viganò ultimately calls for the resignation of Pope Francis and alleges that the Pontiff actually played a role in the cover-up of McCarrick’s decades of sexual abuse, covering for him “to the bitter end”.
Why have good manners become an object of scorn?
Only 24% of students in the 8th and 12th grades were proficient in writing. Why are Americans such lousy writers? They are not taught to write.
Parents today are less afraid that their child will be kidnapped or hit by a car if they let them play outside and much more afraid that an onlooker will call the cops on them.
Chesterton was generally sympathetic to the plight of the poor, but not in the case of easy divorce.
The charges that Democrat Congressman Keith Ellison abused his girlfriend have shined a light on the difficulties of the "MeToo" movement.
Misogyny is increasingly viewed as a hate crime.
The curative for a society drowning in busyness?
If I wanted to keep poor people poor, there are several government policies I would favor. Let's count them down.
Plastic straws are now in the cross hairs of various levels of government. What leads to this American political culture of bans, restrictions and controls from above?
Five suggestions to have a college education which prepares you for life
To be a good writer you need to think about what your readers want, you need to read more, you need to edit and you have to actually write. So, get started.
"We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us." - Winston Churchill
Students perform better when they work under a moderate amount of stress. Studies also show that too much praise of students is not a good idea.