Dostoevsky was both an advocate for the poor and an opponent of socialism. Here's why...
We are losing sight of the concept of knowledge while drowning in a sea of information.
A balanced approach to the opt out movement.
We are confronted by the logical conclusion of our culture's teachings on morality.
On what basis, on what evidence, would one definitively conclude that human life and history is improving?
Sound principles for any age.
If you’re going to pursue truth, sometimes it forces uncomfortable discussions.
While the intellectual currents shaping thinking today are new to us, they are actually quite old – and running on fumes.
Not as frequented as the Colisseum, but still historically significant.
Despite Emperor Diocletian's reforms, problems persisted that lead to further decline.
School choice is hardly a modern idea dreamed up by the religious right.
You can't have your cake and eat it too.
Too many gloss over that part of the Declaration of Independence.
What is there about them that has compelled them to meddle in our affairs?
There's a good lesson in 'The Eagle'. Can we learn from it?
Transparency Institute released its international Corruption Perceptions Index.
Call Them National Socialists
When the machine gun gained popularity in the 1890s, people were so horrified by its power that some hoped its very existence would prevent wars.
Yes, you read that correctly.
Some say there is no longer any point in collecting books...
From the first work of history in the Western world...
Our advancements are incredible, but should we temper our expectations?
She appears to have been a fan of eugenics.
Amazing to see his reading level as a child.
According to Aristotle, individuals mistake these five components for true courage.
Is a propensity toward violence part of human nature?
If so, who or what will provide it? And is that fair or even possible?
As historians are well aware, there was significant climate change in the past.