Does the modern rejection of classical languages contribute to falling proficiency in public schools?
John Harvard probably read all of them - and he died at 31!
Much progress has been made, but...
9 quotes especially relevant today.
“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—forever.”
Why they are driving the increase in sexual assaults.
“Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education.”
If you want to have a good life, not much has changed.
Oh, and older college graduates are smarter than young ones.
The new production seeks to "introduce new elements reflecting timeless issues, including themes of identity, sexism...."
Elizabeth Yuko describes the "ethical nightmare" of the first successful artificial insemination.
Dickens was disturbed by the lotteries he witnessed in Naples in 1845.
Groups of men attacking women may actually be a thing in some cultures.
Blame Woodrow Wilson for what it is today.
But something else does.
“Here comes the orator! With his flood of words, and his drop of reason.”
Edmund Burke had something to say on that subject.
8 very carpe diem-esque quotes from the last emperor of Rome's Golden Age.
Shooter did it in the name of Islam.
Do we need more of these around?
A familiarity with Tocqueville’s essential Democracy in America would prove enlightening.
The documents include papers from the Founding Fathers, maps and atlases, and illuminated manuscripts from the Medieval Ages...
From the book whose tactics have been highly influential in warfare, business, politics, law, sports, and life.
We're guessing most of the folks who call Christianity "stupid" haven't read these authors.
Public discourse might be more civil if we followed Franklin's example.
Demography is the Achilles heel of a democracy.
Multiculturalism doesn't work. And boys and girls are unequal.
Have you heard of “shifting baseline syndrome”?