Today marks the 445th anniversary of Christendom’s pivotal victory over the Ottoman Empire.
In ninth grade, a young Vladimir Putin walked to the local KGB office and asked how he could join.
Today, children are perceived as emotional assets whose primary purpose is being loved. As a result, we are facing a “me, me, me epidemic.”
“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader," John Adams once said.
The best way “to raise emotional tyrants” is to “feed the beast.”
You might be surprised at the results.
He had a checklist.
The image of the Orientalist-hero that he pioneered not only endured but grew into a celebrated and symbolic archetype of Western culture.
A study found that IQs in Western nations have dropped more than one point per decade since the Victorian Era.
All candidates should be put to this ancient 3-prong test.
Has throwing out history, memorization, and difficult books crippled students by not giving them the tools upon which they can build their thoughts?
Is the decline of basic skills knowledge driving the stagnation in schools?
A man-on-the-street video shows just how bad this cluelessness is.
"‘I henceforth shall be referred to as: 'His Majesty, Grant Strobl.'"
Simple wisdom that's relevant for our time.
The coffee house was one of the earliest public institutions in Europe, but women weren't always welcome.
British professor Dennis Hayes believes that there is one thing that can transform education.
Wisdom from one of America's greatest orators and writers, who rose from the shackles of slavery.
Jane Austen's Marianne Dashwood is a perfect example of today's society, whose every action seems to hinge on an emotional outbreak.
A look back in history at apocalyptic literature reveals some of the same trends that have made zombie apocalypses so popular today.
Hillary and The Donald aren't the only ones who stand to benefit from these tips.
A famous description of barbarians suggests modern parallels.
Should these comparisons cause us to reconsider the books today's high school students read?
Would the Ancient Greeks have understood our modern conception of man as a free, autonomous agent who chooses his own ends?
Today is the Fall Equinox, which is being welcomed by some throwback pagan celebrations.
A 9th grade teacher polled his class and found this answer.
Scientific dogma, as well as religious dogma, presented challenges to Galileo's theory.
Do you recognize the most important dates and events in Western Civilization?