Education

The War Over ‘Toxic Masculinity’

The War Over ‘Toxic Masculinity’

It's splitting us down partisan lines and poisoning our social science.

Covington: Stay Strong, Boys!

Covington: Stay Strong, Boys!

Fear not, this storm will pass.

6 Benefits of Garden-Based Learning

6 Benefits of Garden-Based Learning

Help your children establish a sense of responsibility surrounding planning, caring for, and harvesting their own gardens.

Human Rights Court Rules Against Parental Rights

Human Rights Court Rules Against Parental Rights

Parents have a natural right and responsibility to raise and educate their children, not the state.

Ten Books that Make Us Human

Ten Books that Make Us Human

Descartes said that reading good books is like engaging with the most cultivated minds of the past.

Here’s What Happens when the Gender-Gap Index Is Adjusted for Bias

Here’s What Happens when the Gender-Gap Index Is Adjusted for Bias

Even the measurement of gender bias is subject to gender bias.

How are Humans Different Than Animals? Don't Bother Asking a Scientist.

How are Humans Different Than Animals? Don't Bother Asking a Scientist.

Maybe some day, scientists will evolve into philosophers. Only then will they be able to tell what the real difference between animals and humans is

The Heart of the Matter: Families and Fatherhood

The Heart of the Matter: Families and Fatherhood

Why don’t our politicians and others begin a campaign to "revalorize fathers and men?" Such a campaign would cost little money but might bring great gains in nearly all parts of our society.

How America Let the Culture of Disrespect Get Out of Hand

How America Let the Culture of Disrespect Get Out of Hand

There are a couple factors at play in the rise of childhood disrespect.

Why One College is Making Cooking Class Mandatory for Chemistry Students

Why One College is Making Cooking Class Mandatory for Chemistry Students

Can a lack of cooking knowledge and skills hinder development in other areas?

Falling IQ Scores Suggest We’re Getting Dumber. Can We Reverse Course?
School Security Is Now a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry. Is There a Better Way to Protect Children?

School Security Is Now a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry. Is There a Better Way to Protect Children?

U.S. taxpayers spend nearly $700 billion each year on K-12 public schooling and that eye-popping sum shows no sign of slowing.

Mr. Rogers: Responsible for the Entitlement Culture?

Mr. Rogers: Responsible for the Entitlement Culture?

Can millennials blame Mr. Rogers for leading them astray?

The Seven Deadly Sins of Networking

The Seven Deadly Sins of Networking

Play the long-game with networking, and you’ll have a better experience doing it.

Why are Parents Now Paying Children to Get Dressed?

Why are Parents Now Paying Children to Get Dressed?

Have we gone overboard on the entitlement-attitude toward chores?

Castro's Revolution on Its 60th Anniversary

Castro's Revolution on Its 60th Anniversary

Castro's Communist regime has often been praised for improving literacy and health care in Cuba. 60 years of statistics paint a different picture.

New Year's Eve: Marxism-Lennonism Revisited

New Year's Eve: Marxism-Lennonism Revisited

John Lennon's "Imagine" will be played again at the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration. For many baby boomers, this song is the new national anthem.

What a Woman

What a Woman

If you are looking for a New Year's Day read, then look no further than Camille Pagilia's  Provocations.  

Teacher: Stroking Egos Does Nothing for Students. Raising Expectations Does.

Teacher: Stroking Egos Does Nothing for Students. Raising Expectations Does.

Self-confidence comes not by somebody “giving” it to a student. That method quickly fails. Instead, self-confidence results when the person knows they got better at something.

Why (Most) Right-Wing Intellectuals Hate Trump

Why (Most) Right-Wing Intellectuals Hate Trump

A lot of conservative intellectuals hate Donald Trump. The late Harvard philosopher Robert Nozick's insights help explain this. 

Three Dangerous Philosophical Novels

Three Dangerous Philosophical Novels

More reading suggestions for the serious reader.  

Guess What, Guys? Now You Can Have Periods, Too!

Guess What, Guys? Now You Can Have Periods, Too!

At least that's what they're about to teach in one British school district.

Saying Goodbye to the Scouts

Saying Goodbye to the Scouts

There are a number of things that killed scouting.

Is Everything Old Bad?

Is Everything Old Bad?

The recent questioning of the minimum presidential age raises the issue.

School Bans Designer Coats in Order to 'Poverty Proof' Campus

School Bans Designer Coats in Order to 'Poverty Proof' Campus

“Poverty proofing” is all the rage in the UK as educators have become concerned that lower-income students are facing too much social stigma from their peers in public schools.

A Perfect Solution to the Statue-Toppling Problem

A Perfect Solution to the Statue-Toppling Problem

Schools ought to teach history, not protest it.

How School Districts Weaponize Child Protection Services Against Uncooperative Parents

How School Districts Weaponize Child Protection Services Against Uncooperative Parents

Parents are increasingly required to obey, to conform to a school’s demands even if they believe such orders may not be appropriate for their child.

What the Fake History of Guns Can Teach Us

What the Fake History of Guns Can Teach Us

Emory University history professor Michael Bellesiles published the book Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture. Only it wasn't as academic as it was first thought.

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