Astronomer and chairman of the New York-based American Museum-Hayden Planetarium, Dr. Franklyn Branley, addresses the question.
Does the return of divided government in the current Congress mean not much will happen over the next two years?
Have we gone overboard on the entitlement-attitude toward chores?
Trump's success as a communicator may have something to do with the fact that he employs Aristotle's tips on effective rhetoric.
Merriam-Webster has picked the word 'justice' for 2018. But are we practicing the wrong definition of the word?
Chesterton did not like to be called a conservative. He classified himself as a reactionary.
Despite claims that Antifa fights fascism, the group's tactics actually mirror those of Benito Mussolini's regime.
On Christmas Day of 1914, at least 100,000 British and German troops stopped fighting, climbed out of their trenches and met each other in No-Man's-Land.
Over the centuries, hundreds of Christmas carols have been composed. Many fall quickly into obscurity. Not “Silent Night.”
The end result of moral nihilism, as the Soviets demonstrated, is death and destruction on an industrial scale.
Schools ought to teach history, not protest it.
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.
The science that for most of the 20th century portrayed itself as the enlightened alternative to organized religion has taken a decidedly spiritual turn.
G. K. Chesterton's life offers an example.
Ex-Presidents have generally retired from public life and refrained from criticizing their successors. Unfortunately, this traditional seems to be changing.
Wall Street executives have reacted to the #Metoo with mass conversions to the Pence Rule: no meetings with women alone.
Are Americans who admire the world’s most brutal regimes miseducated or stupid?
Can a patriot be a nationalist and vice versa? If not, why not?
Many people this holiday season will experience the joy of attending a local performance of “The Nutcracker” ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
Unfortunately, the wounds of the '60s have not healed with the graying of the 1968 generation.
Lincoln's Secretary of State was famous for hosting dinners which brought together politicians of radically different opinions who always left the dinner happy. Can we learn something from William Seward's hospitality?
In 1939 the Wizard of Oz became an instant classic. But it was more than a great movie. The film expressed Middle America's desire to stay out of war in Europe.
Enlightenment thinkers like Voltaire were known for their attacks on Christianity . Nevertheless, they understood that ordinary people needed religion if they were to be virtuous citizens.
We all know the story. But in November 2018, we would do well to remember all of this not with mere nostalgia, but with moral intent.
History is clear: When the ordinary restraints of civil society no longer apply, there is no forecasting who will be caught in the resulting web of hatred.
Veterans Day commemorates the end of World War I. The United States intervened in that war to save its British and French allies. Should America have stayed out?
World War I and its subsequent peace agreements brought consequences that even today haunt our lives.
Of all the disturbing developments in culture and ideas over the last several years few have been more disturbing than the reemergence of communism and socialism.