Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West
A recent study in Scientific American explains why.
It's something we can all do.
To make society into a utopian vision, universities have become, after decades of propaganda, enemies of intellectual freedom.
The concept of parents allowing children to be their “friends” has hit the ivy halls and many students are bringing familiarity into the classroom.
When Germany occupied Hungary, the Nazis mandated that all Jews wear a yellow star and few Jews dared to resist.
Kids will never be prepared for today's cruel world if we persist in giving them the velvet glove treatment.
Unfortunately, they're directly contradicting some of the greatest thinkers of all time by taking such a view.
Throughout history, and with only the rarest of exceptions, freedom has been far removed from the center of political events.
In some universities, academics are waging a flat-out war on reality.
L.M. Montgomery's beloved Anne books give many examples of how true victims should behave.
Reading seems to have a different effect on how individuals behave toward one another.
The number of prime-age men in the labor force is declining with each generation.
They had plenty of ethics - just the wrong kind.
Has the diminishment of one part of the First Amendment led to the squelching of another?
Communist countries have enshrined May Day as one of their most important holidays, often marked by elaborate workforce parades.
The cause of the indifference, rage, and violence we're witnessing is the lack of any objective truth.
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’.