We certainly can’t force ourselves to be happy, but we don’t have to because that’s not what true optimism is about.
If the allegations are true, the country could be facing the worst scandal in all of its history.
No, Donald Trump didn't coin the term "fake news."
The Soviet historian Martin Malia observed that Marx's teachings advocated opposition against any person possessing the wrong “consciousness.”
Nearly two thousand years ago, a well-known philosopher laid out the characteristics that make up a rational person.
If Horace Mann set out education’s goals, it was John Dewey who provided the progressive methodology.
Is it ignorance of or contempt for our Constitution that fuels the movement to abolish the Electoral College?
A brief look at the history of propaganda.
Today's schools appear to neglect teaching the very things which made Jefferson's writing great.
Wise was he. (So spend five minutes on his couch.)
Today, the FBI and other American intelligence agencies are attempting to legalize what was once considered illegal, or at least of questionable legality.
Instead of teaching woke literature that’s social justice compatible, the college is teaching Plato.
The exploits of these two boys will horrify today's helicopter parents.
In modern accounts of the decline of the West, it’s become common to blame one man in particular for starting that decline.
Lynn Tran and Richard Hazen checked with the government before building an elaborate treehouse on their private property. Then the government changed its mind.
The exam consisted of 146 questions and required a score of 90 percent to pass.
The future in a representative capitalist democracy has never shown any inclination to permanency, but the volume and velocity of change approaching our species in the current age may be unprecedented.
Michael Wolff’s new book Fire and Fury paints an ugly portrait of President Trump—and shows the Founders were right when it came to power and the presidency.
In Greece today, Archbishop Damaskinosis is universally remembered as a hero for all humanity.
The Apostle Paul’s teachings, as taken directly from the Greek of his letters, emphasize neither original guilt nor imputed righteousness.
As one of America's earliest diplomats, Franklin had firsthand experience in gaining and maintaining valuable friendships.
Based on experience, here's what to make of the spat as well as some advice to all of us in the peanut gallery
If we want honor to make a comeback in our culture, it does come at a price.
In a fifteen-year span, a quarter to a third of the empire's population was wiped out.
We have minimum wage hikes for the same reason we have rent control, protectionism, and thousands of other destructive policies.
Did Jesus of Nazareth really exist? Some historians say the evidence is weak. But by what standard?
Justice and liberty have no better spokesman than Cicero.
The basic premise of the show—ordinary human beings caught in extraordinary (and often supernatural) circumstances—never grows old.