Education

Why Robin Williams’ Character from 'Dead Poets Society' is a Terrible Person

Why Robin Williams’ Character from 'Dead Poets Society' is a Terrible Person

Keating is well known for urging his students to be bold non-conformists and to “Make your lives extraordinary.” He’s also a reprehensible person pushing a bankrupt philosophy.

Our Modern World’s Inability to Understand Fairy Tales

Our Modern World’s Inability to Understand Fairy Tales

Depriving our children of the beautiful mysteries they introduce would only ultimately impoverish us, and make us less human.

Why Cultural Marxism Seeks to Control Culture

Why Cultural Marxism Seeks to Control Culture

Before socialism can succeed, the existing culture must change.

Fabricating Hate Crimes Is a Byproduct of Victimhood Ideology on College Campuses

Fabricating Hate Crimes Is a Byproduct of Victimhood Ideology on College Campuses

If we want fewer hate crime hoaxes on campus, perhaps we need to change what is openly valued in academia, to focus on achievement rather than knapsacks of privilege and ladders of oppression.

Barbarians At The Banquet

Barbarians At The Banquet

What kind of insanity has taken over the educated classes when they treat knowledge as something to fear and loathe?

Why Women With Large Families Are Not Stupid

Why Women With Large Families Are Not Stupid

#PostcardsforMacron highlights one of the best ways a woman can expand her influence.

Homeschool Is Unconstitutional? That’s What Brazil’s Supreme Court Ruled.

Homeschool Is Unconstitutional? That’s What Brazil’s Supreme Court Ruled.

The idea that the state should protect children from their parents should be cause for astonishment among liberty defenders.

Academics Claim Their Non-PC Transgender Research is Being Censored

Academics Claim Their Non-PC Transgender Research is Being Censored

“Freedom of the intellect means the freedom to report what one has seen, heard, and felt, and not to be obliged to fabricate imaginary facts and feelings.” - George Orwell

The Man in the High Castle and the History That Never Was

The Man in the High Castle and the History That Never Was

The TV series "The Man in the High Castle" sketches a world in which the Axis powers won World War II.  

A Question for Harvard:  Who Actually Wins from Racial Preferences?

A Question for Harvard: Who Actually Wins from Racial Preferences?

Asian American students are suing Harvard for racial discrimination. Harvard says it wants its students to reflect America's diversity.

 

A Third of Millennials Identify as Democratic Socialists: Why I am Not Surprised

A Third of Millennials Identify as Democratic Socialists: Why I am Not Surprised

A recent survey shows that a third of Millenials identify as "Democratic Socialists".  Given their financial straits, I am not surprised.  

Would Women Be Happier Raising a Family Before College and Career?

Would Women Be Happier Raising a Family Before College and Career?

Could children come before tertiary education?

Today’s Young Voters Are Embracing Socialism for a Very Good Reason

Today’s Young Voters Are Embracing Socialism for a Very Good Reason

A new survey finds that a third of young voters identify with some form of socialism.

New California Law Will Require Kids’ Menus to List Water and Milk as Only Drink Options

New California Law Will Require Kids’ Menus to List Water and Milk as Only Drink Options

California state lawmakers recently passed a bill forcing restaurants to offer specific beverages to children. Governor Jerry Brown signed the legislation, which passed easily in both the Senate and Assembly, at the end of September.

What Classical Education Tells Us About Sex Education

What Classical Education Tells Us About Sex Education

In a small Dutch elementary school, a teacher sits with her students and asks, “Who here has been in love?” The children giggle, and hands are raised in response. Why is the teacher asking her young students this adult question? 

An Author Explains 5 Steps to Becoming a Smart Reader

An Author Explains 5 Steps to Becoming a Smart Reader

How many do you practice regularly?

‘Truth’ is ‘Disrespectful of Diversity’ Says Alberta Department of Education

‘Truth’ is ‘Disrespectful of Diversity’ Says Alberta Department of Education

Can a society which welcomes diversity find room in its group hug to embrace truth?

Obama’s Anti-Discipline Policies Set Our Students Up for Failure

Obama’s Anti-Discipline Policies Set Our Students Up for Failure

Is there any reason whatsoever for adults to tolerate this kind of behavior from our young people?

Why Does Michelle Obama Think Ignorant Voters Are Just Fine?

Why Does Michelle Obama Think Ignorant Voters Are Just Fine?

America wasn’t founded as a democracy to be run by voters acting on their feelings and opinions.

A Former English Professor Explains Why She Homeschools Her Children

A Former English Professor Explains Why She Homeschools Her Children

Are homeschoolers the "keepers of the culture"?

Schools Are Wasting Student Time on Assignments Beneath Their Abilities

Schools Are Wasting Student Time on Assignments Beneath Their Abilities

Students are up to a challenge... they just don't get the chance.

Why We Hyperparent, Helicopter, and Heavily Manage Our Children

Why We Hyperparent, Helicopter, and Heavily Manage Our Children

As the post-Millennial generation starts to leave the nest, growing numbers of professors and employers are noticing something that therapists have been discussing for awhile: this generation is far too fragile.

Calling the Education System ‘Progressive’ is a Lie. Here’s Why.

Calling the Education System ‘Progressive’ is a Lie. Here’s Why.

How do we correct a failing educational system?

Diversity Ideology Killed the University. Now, It’s Choking Out Civilization.

Diversity Ideology Killed the University. Now, It’s Choking Out Civilization.

For decades, universities have drifted further and further away from their true purpose. Now they are taking the rest of the world with them.

Should College be Free?

Should College be Free?

Some students think that America should offer free college education, like Europe.  But comparing the two educational system is comparing apples and oranges.  The American system, for all its problems, is more open and flexible.  

Can Shakespeare Save Civilization?

Can Shakespeare Save Civilization?

If Shakespeare stands at the center of our culture, then getting people to read his plays and attend them belongs to the core tasks of the preservation of Western Civilization.  The plays are not difficult to stage.  Here are some examples of local communities who are showing how to do it.  

California's Bill Restricting Speech Is Authoritarian

California's Bill Restricting Speech Is Authoritarian

California’s politicians seem to believe only some ideas are welcome—if those ideas have been “fact-checked” by the heavy hand of government-sponsored boards. 

Taking The Hits: 7 Ways to Raise Tough Kids

Taking The Hits: 7 Ways to Raise Tough Kids

Raising kids to take the punches of life begins with simple things like daily chores and exercise.  

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