Adam Smith's appreciation for the Stoic emperor's writings is evident in his own work.
Telling others to 'get on the right side of history' is not just a form of intellectual bullying. It also reveals a tyrannical dimension to those who'd invoke the future to destroy the past.
Ten years after his death, a look back on William F. Buckley, Jr. and his thoughts on collectivism, morality, freedom, and power.
Cicero was far ahead of his time on the topic of private property.
His attitude toward life is a good place to start.
Here are five facts you should know about the man who became the world’s most famous Protestant evangelist.
College professors are realizing that their students don't know how to do anything beyond hooking up.
Prominent writers are calling for repeal of the Second Amendment. This invites an important question: Why do we have it in the first place?
“A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within.”
In honor of George Washington’s birthday, here are 5 things you should know about the day set aside for our America’s premier founding father.
John Maynard Keynes is often remembered as an advocate for permanent deficits. In fact, he opposed them.
Now no less than in his own day, the nation would do well to attend the wisdom of Frederick Douglass.
The history of the Saint Valentine (176-273 A.D.) is hazy and legends vary.
At the root of our modern holiday is a beautiful fiction. St. Valentine was no lover or patron of love.
Do parents know how to raise children to be well-adjusted members of society?
One of the most dramatic events in American history is shrouded in mystery and oddity.
Does the bended-knee proposal give a distorted view of marriage?
Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's 1946 work 'Man’s Search for Meaning' is considered one of the most influential books of all time. It may also hold a key to happiness and success.
Coolidge was the rare sort of politician who stuck by his principles of fiscal responsibility and governmental restraint.
We certainly can’t force ourselves to be happy, but we don’t have to because that’s not what true optimism is about.
If the allegations are true, the country could be facing the worst scandal in all of its history.
No, Donald Trump didn't coin the term "fake news."
The Soviet historian Martin Malia observed that Marx's teachings advocated opposition against any person possessing the wrong “consciousness.”
Nearly two thousand years ago, a well-known philosopher laid out the characteristics that make up a rational person.
If Horace Mann set out education’s goals, it was John Dewey who provided the progressive methodology.
Is it ignorance of or contempt for our Constitution that fuels the movement to abolish the Electoral College?
A brief look at the history of propaganda.
Today's schools appear to neglect teaching the very things which made Jefferson's writing great.