Abraham Lincoln’s depression is well chronicled. His essay on suicide is less known.
What did Jesus of Nazareth mean when he said “the last shall be first, and the first last”?
Most Americans aren't smart readers. Here's how to tell if you are.
Will failure to ground our grievances in rational and logical discourse lead us down the path of the French Revolution?
Miss Manners' mistake is to confuse virtue with good manners.
This professor's list may or may not soothe your book-illiterate conscience...
Shakespeare's tragedy can be seen as a meditation on moral relativism, a worldview that is ultimately refuted and rejected.
Marx become an advocate of mass murder and dictatorship in place of liberal democracy and social peace.
By revealing the cruel intentions of would-be oppressors, The Prince unlocks the secret to overthrowing a tyrannical leader.
Miller’s observation is plain and simple common sense.
Until kids start learning to read and think for themselves, they'll simply be swept up in the emotional and uncontrolled trends in society.
The author of an upcoming biography on Reagan suggests the 40th president was not as anti-statist as Republicans like to remember.
Rand sold more than 30 million books. Atlas Shrugged has been ranked behind only the Bible as an influence on readers’ lives.
Many solutions to the problem of evil – called ‘theodicies’ – have been proposed.
There are two major differences between the texts used today and those used in the schools of the past.
Harry Frankfurt's minor classic sheds light on the Trump phenomenon.
In 'The Rebel,' Camus declared for a peaceful socialism that would not resort to revolutionary violence. Sartre read the book with disgust.
We all know how important reading is. It benefits relationships, builds language development, and even lengthens one’s life.
It comes directly from Chuck Palahniuk’s book, on which David Fincher’s 1997 film is based.
Odysseus serves as an image of homo viator. Man on a journey. Travelling man. Man on a quest.
One of America's most iconic humorists came to believe politics was the end-all-be-all of everything. And it ruined him.
In a 1757 letter, Ben Franklin scolded a friend preparing to publish an atheist tract. But was Franklin's reason sound?
These categories end up being imposed on just about every piece of literature that today's students read.
The paradox is this: All that is radical must be rooted.
If we want our children to have a better education than we had will we have to train our children to educate themselves?
Do you think we would see a drastic improvement in writing ability if we corrected even one of these areas in today’s schools?
A speech for the ages.
Would Paine equate today's politicians with King George?