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Why the Muslim Mind ‘Closed’

Why the Muslim Mind ‘Closed’

According to Robert Reilly, it happened about 800 years ago.

5 Brief Accounts from D-Day Survivors

5 Brief Accounts from D-Day Survivors

Unfortunately, those of us descended from the generation which endured World War II often forget or overlook the horrors they endured.

Why Can’t Employers Today Find Reliable Workers?

Why Can’t Employers Today Find Reliable Workers?

A theory from 1899 on why they can't.

How Middle Easterners Treated European Refugees during WWII

How Middle Easterners Treated European Refugees during WWII

Hundreds of thousands of Europeans fled the war machines of Hitler and Stalin during the Second World War. 

Students Skeptical of Value of College Degrees

Students Skeptical of Value of College Degrees

It’s graduation season and many high school seniors are counting the hours until they can walk across the stage and turn the corner toward college and career.

A Bunch of Burke Quotes

A Bunch of Burke Quotes

You'll want to bookmark this one. 

Salman Rushdie’s Surprising Advice to Schools Today

Salman Rushdie’s Surprising Advice to Schools Today

Hopefully the education system won't issue a fatwa over his comments...

Why Did Dante’s Inferno Have a Real-Life Saint in Hell?

Why Did Dante’s Inferno Have a Real-Life Saint in Hell?

The decision to use historic figures in his Divine Comedy could be the poem’s one great flaw.  

Helen Keller’s Reading Program Might Help Today’s Students

Helen Keller’s Reading Program Might Help Today’s Students

Since only 37% of American high schoolers can read, perhaps it's time we try some reading methods used by Helen's teacher, Anne Sullivan.

Which Roman Emperor Are You?

Which Roman Emperor Are You?

Are you a wise Marcus Aurelius? A dignified Augustus? Perhaps the cultured Hadrian? Or maybe the diabolical Nero? 

A Jewish Gravedigger’s Eyewitness Account of Nazi Camps

A Jewish Gravedigger’s Eyewitness Account of Nazi Camps

The first report emerged on June 1, 1942, and it revealed an utter disrespect of human life.

Conservatives Once Condemned Dropping of Hiroshima Bomb

Conservatives Once Condemned Dropping of Hiroshima Bomb

The language they used to denounce the attack was harsher than Obama’s.

How Books in the Home Impact Future Income

How Books in the Home Impact Future Income

Earnings increased by 21% for men who grew up in a household full of books.
 

What Tocqueville Would Think about Modern Job Jumping

What Tocqueville Would Think about Modern Job Jumping

Ever feel that Americans are increasingly on the go?

A Revolutionary’s Guide to Creating a Workers' Paradise

A Revolutionary’s Guide to Creating a Workers' Paradise

7 easy steps courtesy of Vladimir Lenin. 

To Hell and Back

To Hell and Back

The autobiography of America’s most decorated soldier in World War II will wake you up to the realities of war.

Worthy of our Inheritance?

Worthy of our Inheritance?

I have been blessed beyond measure to inherit a free country because others have fought and many have died. 

How Well Do You Know Your Memorial Day Facts?

How Well Do You Know Your Memorial Day Facts?

Refresh your Memorial Day knowledge with the quiz below!

Who Was Joan of Arc?

Who Was Joan of Arc?

A look back on the Maid of Orleans for the anniversary of her death.

Bonhoeffer on the ‘Levelling Down’ of Society

Bonhoeffer on the ‘Levelling Down’ of Society

“We are witnessing the levelling down of all ranks of society...."

Can You Define These Winning Scripps Spelling Bee Words?

Can You Define These Winning Scripps Spelling Bee Words?

You may not be able to spell them, but do you know their definitions?

Should Boys be Encouraged to Live Dangerously?

Should Boys be Encouraged to Live Dangerously?

When I was a child, my father regaled me with tales of how he and his friends once formed “The Boys Army” and spent their days creating original inventions and stockpiling weapons in their homemade fort in the woods.

Was this Man the Founding Father of Fascism?

Was this Man the Founding Father of Fascism?

Was this 19th century historian the prophet of despotism?

What is Law?

What is Law?

Something to keep in mind if the world falls apart. 

16 Politically Incorrect Thoughts from H.D. Thoreau

16 Politically Incorrect Thoughts from H.D. Thoreau

Warning: Some of these ideas may cause dizziness, shortness of breath, or irritation to conformist thinkers. 

More Evidence of Male-Female Role Reversal?

More Evidence of Male-Female Role Reversal?

More employed young men are choosing to live with their parents. Guess what employed young women are doing.

Why We Need Alpha Males

Why We Need Alpha Males

Somebody has to fight the wolves. 

We Warned the Japanese…

We Warned the Japanese…

Still, the bombings of Japan during World War II raise tough questions.

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