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?
Jane Austen's Marianne Dashwood is a perfect example of today's society, whose every action seems to hinge on an emotional outbreak.
And is it a blessing or a curse?
Should these comparisons cause us to reconsider the books today's high school students read?
A 9th grade teacher polled his class and found this answer.
Do you recognize the most important dates and events in Western Civilization?
Researchers from Johns Hopkins University find hard evidence that millions are not being challenged in school.
'Without you, without the affectionate hand you extended to the small poor child that I was...none of this would have happened.'
They offer a lot more wisdom than today's platitudes.
There is a reason students are turning their backs on the Humanities.
A surge in advanced placement courses suggests many students want to be challenged.
The relativism among those who teach the humanities places a cognitive abyss between the subjects being taught and the people teaching them.