Literature

People Should Be Able to Argue without Getting Nasty

People Should Be Able to Argue without Getting Nasty

The goal of a quarrel, as distinct from an argument, is not to bring the other to the truth but to beat him into submission.

Parents Should Spoil Their Children… with Books

Parents Should Spoil Their Children… with Books

“Spoiling” children with the right books can actually aid parents in raising well-disciplined and virtuous children.

How the Declaration of Independence was Unoriginal

How the Declaration of Independence was Unoriginal

Thomas Jefferson stole a bit from John Locke. 

How a Man Can Tell if a Woman Loves Him, According to Sir Walter Raleigh

How a Man Can Tell if a Woman Loves Him, According to Sir Walter Raleigh

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.”

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