Kleptocracy means 'rule by thieves'
“Remember that Time is Money."
According to a study released several years ago by the Anti-Defamation League, “half of the people in the world have never heard of the Holocaust.”
King Abdullah of Jordan, a Muslim, announced that he is funding the restoration of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
In his history Modern Times, Paul Johnson writes how extremist groups on the right coordinated with students to fan activism and foment protests.
Officials at Queen’s University Belfast announced they have solid evidence of where Hannibal’s army crossed into Italia, finally answering the question that perplexed historians for centuries.
Though most people have heard of Nietzsche’s “God is dead” claim, there are few who understand its intended meaning.
Has the education system overlooked one of the most effective ways to give students an academic boost?
The word comes from the Greek ekstasis, meaning “standing outside of oneself.”
In a way, it elucidates a current political and cultural battle picking up steam.
7 quotes on what they thought
These classic, core values apply to a Gentlemen from any century.
Today’s education system too often emphasizes quantity over quality.
Americans today might do well to heed Bonhoeffer’s warning.
Sacrificing principle for the sake of marginalized groups is short-sighted
“Pick your child up from school and you could be charged with trespassing.”
Can you guess which beer-guzzling president named his hounds “Drunkard,” “Tippler,” and “Tipsy”?
A lesson from Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Farmer Boy"
In the 1970s she took part in the execution of a cop.
Thomas Jefferson stole a bit from John Locke.
On this day in 1792, George Washington issued the first presidential veto in American history.
Raleigh cautioned his son to avoid choosing a wife solely on her physical merits, for marrying for beauty, he said, binds a man to that which “perchance will neither last nor please thee one year.”
On April 4, 2094 B.C. the world’s first recorded eclipse took place. And people freaked.
If it’s the Constitution, we’re in trouble.
It’s safe to say that Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is one of the most revered figures of the twentieth century.
His method of patient, peaceful resistance to British colonial rule proved both wise and effective. He said many beautiful things, demonstrated powerful discipline, and was a deeply spiritual man.
The author of Ramona Quimby & Co. brings up a reason why free-range parenting might not work anymore.
On April Fools’ Day, a look back on one of the great deceptions in modern history.
His fascinating and turbulent life included a bizarre and gruesome ending.