In his 1989 book Oracle at the Supermarket, psychologist Steven Starker explained how the self-help industry had become a sort of spiritual guide for individuals seeking answers.
In his 'Meditations,' Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius observed that a key to growth is training ourselves to do the things we don't wish to do.
Do women and young girls need to realize that being a wife and a mother is not a life of drudgery and oblivion?
Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius believed that battling reality was futile.
G.K. Chesterton believed that men, by nature, tend to be monomaniacal. Women are not.
If you want to give economics a shot, you could do much worse than these five classic works.
Given their ridiculous selections, one wonders if you can really trust GQ about anything.
It's not as difficult as many would believe.
If someone asks you to name the all-time bestselling book, you’d most likely answer “The Bible.”
He had a lot of them.
The man who gave us Narnia also mounted firm opposition to the progressive-leftist ideals that swept swiftly across the world stage in his time.
Its contributions to cultural literacy make a pretty strong case.
"I do not deny that women have been wronged and even tortured; but I doubt if they were ever tortured so much as they are tortured now by the absurd modern attempt to make them domestic empresses and competitive clerks at the same time."
The surrounding environment has less to do with it than we've been told.
In his autobiographical book A Confession, Leo Tolstoy described the nihilistic beliefs that haunted him.
Simply instilling basic literacy in students is not enough.
“If you don’t read good books, you will read bad ones,” C. S. Lewis writes.
Has culture bought into a lie about truly romantic love?
One of Minnesota’s largest school districts became the latest to pull two literary classics from its curriculum—'To Kill a Mockingbird' and 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'—citing student discomfort with the works.
Does the bended-knee proposal give a distorted view of marriage?
Writing poetry will help you engage with your emotions in a smart way, and that will help you know yourself and understand others.
Nearly two thousand years ago, a well-known philosopher laid out the characteristics that make up a rational person.
Wise was he. (So spend five minutes on his couch.)
Instead of teaching woke literature that’s social justice compatible, the college is teaching Plato.
In our relativistic society, most people today would say "no".
Actress Blanca Blanco is taking heat for wearing a red dress to the Golden Globes on Sunday, instead of the color selected to show solidarity with the #MeToo movement.
As one of America's earliest diplomats, Franklin had firsthand experience in gaining and maintaining valuable friendships.
If we want honor to make a comeback in our culture, it does come at a price.