Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West
Using cash seized by drug lords to beef up border security looks like good policy and good politics.
His response serves as a reminder of the dangers we currently face.
Was the owner a "clever child," or were education standards much more rigorous a century ago?
The only way we can get out of this mess is to stop using the internet as a crutch for thinking.
Some campus libraries are removing thousands of titles to make room for more digital study spaces, meeting areas, and even nap pods.
Do titles like Mr. and Miss set up boundaries which encourage greater respect for the individual?
The protest against Murray seems to be based on hyper-sensitivity rather than rational thought.
The British counseling service, Childline, has recently reported an uptick in the number of lonely children. But why?
One in four Americans believe in aliens. Many of those who do are non-religious or atheists.
If Western democracy is to survive, it must incorporate that which it has long regarded as its diametrical opposite—the aristocratic.
Is it possible that this is what is driving the chaos we are witnessing in society?
Philosophers have debated the nature of human rights since at least the 12th century, often under the name of ‘natural rights’.
The Los Angeles Times says colleges should stop squeezing students into 'free speech zones.'
Despite Trump’s past tweets that the U.S. should “stay the hell out of Syria,” he decided the U.S. should back up international law.
It’s easy to offer slogans, but the real world of foreign conflicts rarely offer a clean choice between peace and war.
American civic life is fracturing, and everyone knows it.
We should respond to the question of whether the West is worth defending by first asking this: Which West are we being asked to defend?
The focus on girls causes us to overlook the ways in which boys are struggling.
Turkey's referendum presents a choice between parliamentary democracy and legally institutionalizing single-man rule.
Harvard political scientist Robert Putnam warned that people divorced from community "are first and foremost among the supporters of extremism.”
The change in meaning came about somewhere around 1900 in English speaking countries. Tragic, but it's more than just a definition disfigurement.
Such incidents are the natural outgrowth of a hyper-sensitive society.
‘Discover Islam’ Video an Attempt to Proselytize Public Schoolchildren, New Jersey Moms Say (See Video)
Do parents have a case for opposing Islam instruction in schools?
Over many centuries, Christian writers took scriptural ideals from Judaism and coupled them with Greco-Roman philosophical ideals of self-control.
In his 1951 essay “Neo-Liberalism and its Prospects,” Milton Friedman predicted a retreat of collectivism few saw coming.
The FBI declined to be interviewed by 60 Minutes, providing just a terse, one-sentence reply.
“Islamists want a Sharia compliant society,” Ayaan Hirsi Ali said. “Whoever is in their way is their enemy."
"The robust discussion I have always sought to expose my students to doesn’t seem to be worth it anymore."