A professor at Boston University recently touched on origins of the term ‘politically correct.’ And it's revealing.
The holiday season is here, and with it comes the dance to make sure nobody is offended.
Does the ancient Greek philosopher offer a new way forward?
John Taylor Gatto, a former Teacher of the Year, said historical records show that governments often fear ‘common people learning too much.’
Louisa May Alcott had some interesting views as a feminist.
If the trend of having fewer Americans read books continues, will we condemn ourselves to a future of stagnant and narrow thought?
In order to answer the question, we need to know the difference between what Shakespeare said and what Shakespeare wrote.
Can the West be saved?
An Indian-American's true story shows how diversity-justified affirmative action excludes as many individuals based on their ancestry as it includes.
It comes in a nineteenth century comedy about three men (and a dog) who take a boating trip down the Thames River.
He had a way with words.
A ‘freeborn mind’ results in a richer and happier life, Lewis argued. But he saw that vanishing in modern society.
Author S.E. Hinton recently came under fire for saying characters in 'The Outsiders' weren’t written gay.
And the celebrated movie he hated.
The "broom was a symbol of female domesticity, yet the broom was also phallic, so riding on one was a symbol of female sexuality."
A professor argues that it broadens our understanding of the present.
"Textbooks are so badly written. They're boring!"
Can we be said to be using a phrase incorrectly if it has assumed a new meaning by being repeatedly used in a certain way?
"We all, therefore, need the books that will correct the characteristic mistakes of our own period. And that means the old books."
We have a world of knowledge at our fingertips, and not many are partaking.
John Laurens, a young colonial officer from South Carolina, shared many letters of affection with Hamilton.
A Christian writer's response to Richard Dawkins.
Is raising the bar instead of lowering it the key to getting more students to succeed in school?
In ninth grade, a young Vladimir Putin walked to the local KGB office and asked how he could join.
After the first presidential debate of 2016, CNN decided to see what the kids thought of the spectacle. The answer? Not much:
He had a checklist.
Has throwing out history, memorization, and difficult books crippled students by not giving them the tools upon which they can build their thoughts?