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.
Are we denying students an important key toward future success?
One simple reason.
Stephen King on the craft and business of writing.
Charles Dickens’ story reminds us that our celebrations of Christ’s birth ought to stretch into all that we do.
Unless schools begin grounding students in timeless knowledge, will we increasingly see passion backed by a lack of reason and a decline of rational discourse?
Author Catherine Nixey offers a history worth reading the 'The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World.'
Euphemisms build walls around political tribes and inhibit actual communication.
Facebook is betting that video will kill text within 5 years.
J.R.R. Tolkien learned some things about human nature, sex and love during and following his love affair with wife Edith Bratt. Here are eight observations.
Like its cousin the public library, the bookstore once connoted the posture of reflective quiet that digesting a good book requires. No longer.
Friedrich Hayek was right to voice caution against using coercion to achieve a 'greater good'.