If it is in family that we are first provided security, love, community, and socialization, then it seems reasonable to ponder the link between the collapse of community and the collapse of the family.
According to the NAEP, less than 25% of both public and private school students are considered proficient in Civics by Grade 12. Only 12% are considered proficient in U.S. History!
Gun ownership is not our problem.
What changed between the days when kids were trusted to bring guns to school and store them in lockers to our times of “zero-tolerance”?
As schooling has expanded over the past several decades, consuming more of childhood than ever before, and becoming more standardized and restrictive, it should be no surprise that American creativity has simultaneously plummeted.
In his autobiographical book A Confession, Leo Tolstoy described the nihilistic beliefs that haunted him.
As in the early Middle Ages, Western Civilization finds its future threatened once again.
Why would any law-abiding citizen need an AR-15?
Does our society need to revive the simple straightforwardness of cultivating rational creatures?
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been described as a Byzantine Emperor in style, positioning Russia as the “third Rome.” In western history books, on the other hand, the Bzyantine Empire is all but ignored, pointing as it does to the east.
Patrick’s own writings and early accounts of the saint’s career reveal many interesting details about the life of this patron saint of Ireland.
In her classic work The Origins of Totalitarianism, the philosopher Hannah Arendt described loneliness as 'the common ground for terror' and 'the essence of totalitarian government.'
College students are very supportive of free speech protection... but only if it fits within their idea of diversity and inclusion.
On May 18, 1927, a deranged and embittered farmer named Andrew Kehoe committed the worst school mass killing in American history.
There's a major ingredient Americans have cast aside which may be causing today's chaos.
Adam Smith's appreciation for the Stoic emperor's writings is evident in his own work.
Telling others to 'get on the right side of history' is not just a form of intellectual bullying. It also reveals a tyrannical dimension to those who'd invoke the future to destroy the past.
Ten years after his death, a look back on William F. Buckley, Jr. and his thoughts on collectivism, morality, freedom, and power.
Cicero was far ahead of his time on the topic of private property.
His attitude toward life is a good place to start.
Here are five facts you should know about the man who became the world’s most famous Protestant evangelist.
College professors are realizing that their students don't know how to do anything beyond hooking up.
Prominent writers are calling for repeal of the Second Amendment. This invites an important question: Why do we have it in the first place?
“A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within.”
In honor of George Washington’s birthday, here are 5 things you should know about the day set aside for our America’s premier founding father.
John Maynard Keynes is often remembered as an advocate for permanent deficits. In fact, he opposed them.
Now no less than in his own day, the nation would do well to attend the wisdom of Frederick Douglass.
The history of the Saint Valentine (176-273 A.D.) is hazy and legends vary.