Education

How 'The Abolition of Man' Destroys the Idols of the Postmodern Age

How 'The Abolition of Man' Destroys the Idols of the Postmodern Age

In the modern world, C.S. Lewis argues in The Abolition of Man, we have trained the head and encouraged the heart, while neglecting the soul, the most important part of the person. As Lewis so scathingly puts it, we are producing men without chests.

The Affective Fallacy: Understanding How Your Feelings Can Make You Dumb

The Affective Fallacy: Understanding How Your Feelings Can Make You Dumb

When we elevate our feelings as if they are the truth, we degrade our minds and ourselves.

Divorce Lawyer: Schools Should Teach More About Marriage

Divorce Lawyer: Schools Should Teach More About Marriage

Is there a case for giving basic marriage instruction in school?

Goya’s Painting of Saturn Devouring His Son: A Study in Damnation 

Goya’s Painting of Saturn Devouring His Son: A Study in Damnation 

 The Story and Symbolism Behind the Most Chilling Image in the History of Western Art 

Chesterton: Science Is a Tool (or a Toy), Nothing More

Chesterton: Science Is a Tool (or a Toy), Nothing More

Science is like a car: it can get us where we want to go, but it should never decide where we go.

Get Rid of College Majors? Not So Fast.

Get Rid of College Majors? Not So Fast.

Higher educations institutions need to change how they are run, not get rid of their majors.

How to Replicate J.R.R. Tolkien’s Education for Your Child

How to Replicate J.R.R. Tolkien’s Education for Your Child

Parents can glean a number of insights from Tolkien’s upbringing in the hopes of awakening some of the same hidden genius in their own offspring.

How Generation Z Became America’s Most Intolerant Generation
Want More Women in Technical Fields? Get the Government Out of the Way.

Want More Women in Technical Fields? Get the Government Out of the Way.

Girls like trade classes in girls-only settings. So why is the government standing in the way of this?

Self Control: The Overlooked Key to Wealth and Health

Self Control: The Overlooked Key to Wealth and Health

We have a secret weapon to take back ownership of our fates. 

Distinguishing Important Tasks from Urgent Ones Is the Secret of Success

Distinguishing Important Tasks from Urgent Ones Is the Secret of Success

If President Eisenhower had not focused on the important while commanding the Allied forces, would World War II been lost?

School Superintendent Tells Education Scholar to 'Drop Dead' Following Janus Decision

School Superintendent Tells Education Scholar to 'Drop Dead' Following Janus Decision

An email was sent to all school district superintendents in Illinois regarding the recent Supreme Court decision. See one superintendent's response.

Should Immigrants be Required to Learn English?

Should Immigrants be Required to Learn English?

Rhode Island Lawmaker Takes a Swipe at 100-year-old “Americanization” Law.

Pascal on Why Living in the Present Is So Difficult (Yet so Important)

Pascal on Why Living in the Present Is So Difficult (Yet so Important)

We spend most of our lives not truly living at all but shoring up goods for some time in the future when we can enjoy them—which never comes since we have incapacitated ourselves from enjoying the present.

Why Aristotle Believed Common Goods Are More Divine than Private Goods

Why Aristotle Believed Common Goods Are More Divine than Private Goods

Comfortable shoes, Thanksgiving turkeys, and geometry can all teach us about happiness and the Divine.

3 Ways to Have a Good Argument

3 Ways to Have a Good Argument

Somewhere along the way, we forgot how to argue well. Help restore civil discourse.

Just 18% of Universities Require Students to Take an American History Course to Graduate

Just 18% of Universities Require Students to Take an American History Course to Graduate

As Americans celebrate the 4th of July holiday, it’s a good time to reflect on just how little college students know...

Is the Inability to ‘Adult’ Driving the Teen Summer Job Decline?

Is the Inability to ‘Adult’ Driving the Teen Summer Job Decline?

Teen summer employment has experienced a dramatic drop in the last 30 years.

 Academic Publishing Is a Total Mess. Here Are 6 Ways to Fix It.

Academic Publishing Is a Total Mess. Here Are 6 Ways to Fix It.

It's up to research funders, institutes, and researchers themselves to act to make a system that represents defensible democratic values.

Is It a Problem if Kids Don’t Know How to Use Dictionaries?

Is It a Problem if Kids Don’t Know How to Use Dictionaries?

Search engines are convenient, but do they undermine a student’s opportunity to learn how to investigate a topic and retain information if a digital device is not immediately available to them?

How My Unschooled Child Learned to Read Financial Statements (It Started with Silly YouTube Videos)

How My Unschooled Child Learned to Read Financial Statements (It Started with Silly YouTube Videos)

This is where attaining strong literacy and numeracy skills meet individual interests and innate childhood curiosity.

Do America's Reading Habits Explain Today's Lack of Clear Thinking? (See Chart)

Do America's Reading Habits Explain Today's Lack of Clear Thinking? (See Chart)

Of the hours Americans devote to free time, one area in particular is rather shortchanged.

3 Ways to be a Great Friend as Told by Alcuin of York

3 Ways to be a Great Friend as Told by Alcuin of York

Alcuin was an 8th century cleric. Never heard of him? You should have.

Why 'Boring' Summers are the Latest Trend in Parenting

Why 'Boring' Summers are the Latest Trend in Parenting

Most children spend their summers going from one camp to the next, busily engaged in anything and everything their parents can come up with, never having a moment to catch their breath. But that may be changing.

What Lincoln Foresaw Would Occur If Maxine Waters, Others Got Their Way With Mob Justice

What Lincoln Foresaw Would Occur If Maxine Waters, Others Got Their Way With Mob Justice

The constitutional system the Founding Fathers built is strong, but it can’t survive when citizens en masse are ready to come to blows with one another on a semipermanent basis.

Schools Have Created a Generation of Permit Pattys and BBQ Beckys

Schools Have Created a Generation of Permit Pattys and BBQ Beckys

Beyond being an irritant and filling society with busybodies of the worst type, these people are indicative of the infantilization of the American adult.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Union Fees for Government Employees

Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Union Fees for Government Employees

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Wednesday that nonunion government workers can’t be forced to pay dues or other fees to support a union.

Want to Take Control of Your Life? 4 Simple and Empowering Life Lessons from a Navy SEAL

Want to Take Control of Your Life? 4 Simple and Empowering Life Lessons from a Navy SEAL

“Sometimes the simple act of making your bed can give you the lift you need to start your day..."

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