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A Chilling Description of Our World… from a 1981 Movie

A Chilling Description of Our World… from a 1981 Movie

My Dinner with Andre' offers a chilling perspective on our world today. 

Former Teacher: 7 Ways Schools are Creating ‘Empty’ Children

Former Teacher: 7 Ways Schools are Creating ‘Empty’ Children

How can we reverse the trend and raise vibrant, imaginative, and knowledgeable children?

The Last Supper

The Last Supper

Here’s the story behind the painting.

‘We Have Kindle Now. Who Has Books Anymore?’

‘We Have Kindle Now. Who Has Books Anymore?’

But will electronic resources discourage challenging reading material?

The 'Maundy' Thursday Story

The 'Maundy' Thursday Story

Here’s what ‘Maundy’ means. And how it’s relevant.

Chess Champ Explains Trump Rise in a Single Sentence

Chess Champ Explains Trump Rise in a Single Sentence

Russian political activist Garry Kasparov decried the West’s “complacency and retreat” from the fight against Islamic terrorism in the wake of the terrorist attack in Brussels.

Handel’s ‘Messiah,’ and the Decline of Knowledge in the West

Handel’s ‘Messiah,’ and the Decline of Knowledge in the West

Despite its religious undertones, is the Messiah an important part of western tradition we all need to know?

Frog and Toad: Arnold Lobel’s Little Gems

Frog and Toad: Arnold Lobel’s Little Gems

A truly good book is sufficient unto itself and has no ulterior motives.

11 Last Words of Famous People

11 Last Words of Famous People

It’s often said that you can tell a lot about a person’s life by the way they behave at their death.

The Barbarians are Behind the Walls

The Barbarians are Behind the Walls

The Brussels attacks reveal an open society isn't the problem. 

Are Anti-Bullying Laws Preventing Critical Thinking?

Are Anti-Bullying Laws Preventing Critical Thinking?

Children need to learn how to give and receive logical critiques.

Should Students be Taught to Spot Logical Fallacies?

Should Students be Taught to Spot Logical Fallacies?

It would certainly come in handy during the political season...

Is Lack of Play the Reason Kids are Depressed?

Is Lack of Play the Reason Kids are Depressed?

There's an overlooked reason why kids can't play like they used to.

Do Americans Need a Weekly Day of Rest?

Do Americans Need a Weekly Day of Rest?

Sunday has become just another ordinary day.

How Johann Sebastian Bach Taught His Students

How Johann Sebastian Bach Taught His Students

4 simple methods every parent and teacher should know.

The Real Reason Feminists Don’t Like ‘Princesses’?

The Real Reason Feminists Don’t Like ‘Princesses’?

It might have to do with the character traits the "princess" mentality encourages...

Who actually is intolerant, violent and wants to suppress speech?

Who actually is intolerant, violent and wants to suppress speech?

The actions of left-leaning protesters around the country makes you wonder.

Psychologist: “Modern Life is Not Good for Mental Health”

Psychologist: “Modern Life is Not Good for Mental Health”

“Ever since the 1930s, young people in America have reported feeling increasingly anxious and depressed.”

Female Reporter Asks: “Is It Just Me, or Have Men Gotten Really Soft?”

Female Reporter Asks: “Is It Just Me, or Have Men Gotten Really Soft?”

“Please teach your sons to be men, because the women of the world are tired of the boys.”

Feminist: Women Can’t Have It All

Feminist: Women Can’t Have It All

A high-powered feminist came clean in The Atlantic. 

Teacher: Making Things Fosters Entrepreneurial Thinking in Children

Teacher: Making Things Fosters Entrepreneurial Thinking in Children

There's value in those messy crafts and experiments scattered around the house.

Did Anti-Trump Protesters Actually Help Trump?

Did Anti-Trump Protesters Actually Help Trump?

Human nature at work. 

 

St. Patrick didn’t Drive Out the Snakes

St. Patrick didn’t Drive Out the Snakes

Here’s a thought on where the myth came from, though. 

5 Myths about Apprenticeships

5 Myths about Apprenticeships

Myth 1: Apprenticeship students are dumb failures.

Republican Establishment Fulfills Caricature of Itself

Republican Establishment Fulfills Caricature of Itself

Showtime's 'The Circus' reveals why there’s turmoil in the Republican Party.

You Can't Have Social Justice without Free Speech

You Can't Have Social Justice without Free Speech

Restrictions on Speech Haven't Made Campuses more Just

Homeowner Shoots Teen Breaking in to Home, Family of Teen Livid at Homeowner

Homeowner Shoots Teen Breaking in to Home, Family of Teen Livid at Homeowner

The awful, awful story raises a lot of questions about personal responsibility and morals. 

Is a Lack of Healthy Fear Behind Today’s Discipline Problems?

Is a Lack of Healthy Fear Behind Today’s Discipline Problems?

If children have no consequences to fear, then why should they be inspired to obey the rules or even strive for academic success?

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