The West

Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West

Political Correctness: Word Police Want More Than Your Words

Political Correctness: Word Police Want More Than Your Words

Controlling language was not the ultimate goal of Newspeak in Orwell’s universe.

Man Wearing Trump Hat Beaten By Mob in California

Man Wearing Trump Hat Beaten By Mob in California

Watch a man wearing a a "Make American Great Again" hat get cornered, beaten, and chased by a mob.

How Emotionalism is Slowly Replacing Rationalism

How Emotionalism is Slowly Replacing Rationalism

Jane Austen's Marianne Dashwood is a perfect example of today's society, whose every action seems to hinge on an emotional outbreak.  

How Last Night's Debate Proved the Dumbing Down of America is Real

How Last Night's Debate Proved the Dumbing Down of America is Real

Like many Americans, I tuned in last night to catch part of the first presidential debate.

Was Plato Liberal or Totalitarian?

Was Plato Liberal or Totalitarian?

A professor of philosophy explains.

How Rome Described Their Barbarians

How Rome Described Their Barbarians

A famous description of barbarians suggests modern parallels.

Famous Educator: Schools Have Become 'Intellectually Chaotic'

Famous Educator: Schools Have Become 'Intellectually Chaotic'

Most schools have no idea what they're doing when it comes to curriculum.

McDonald’s Sacks 70 Accountants, Replaces Them With Foreign Workers

McDonald’s Sacks 70 Accountants, Replaces Them With Foreign Workers

America’s top fast food chain has fired 70 American accountants and replaced them with foreign workers, reports say.

The ‘Sick’ Reason Students Are Reading Less and Less

The ‘Sick’ Reason Students Are Reading Less and Less

A 9th grade teacher polled his class and found this answer.

Opposition to Galileo was scientific, not just religious

Opposition to Galileo was scientific, not just religious

Scientific dogma, as well as religious dogma, presented challenges to Galileo's theory.

Is It Racist To Want Stricter Border Controls?

Is It Racist To Want Stricter Border Controls?

According to the New York Times, there is an underlying layer of racism driving Denmark's immigration policies.

Is European Civilization Vanishing Before Our Eyes?

Is European Civilization Vanishing Before Our Eyes?

The continent is witnessing an unprecedented population change.

Scholar: Schools Are Creating ‘Learned Barbarians’

Scholar: Schools Are Creating ‘Learned Barbarians’

The Rousseauian view of human nature is prevailing. 

Stanford Prof: ‘Emphasizing Diversity’ Destroys Nations

Stanford Prof: ‘Emphasizing Diversity’ Destroys Nations

Maybe we should be careful about celebrating diversity for diversity's sake. 

How Well Do You Know The U.S. Constitution?

How Well Do You Know The U.S. Constitution?

Celebrate Constitution Day with us and see how rights-savvy you truly are!

Only 1 in 4 Can Name All Three Branches of U.S. Government
Thomas Jefferson’s 10 Simple Rules for Successful Living

Thomas Jefferson’s 10 Simple Rules for Successful Living

They offer a lot more wisdom than today's platitudes.

Scholar: Jihadists Trying to ‘Destroy Europe through civil war’
Why the Liberal Arts (Sadly) Are Becoming Meaningless

Why the Liberal Arts (Sadly) Are Becoming Meaningless

There is a reason students are turning their backs on the Humanities. 

Why Modern Education is Doomed to Die

Why Modern Education is Doomed to Die

The relativism among those who teach the humanities places a cognitive abyss between the subjects being taught and the people teaching them.

Pew: 1 in 4 Americans Didn’t Read a Book Last Year

Pew: 1 in 4 Americans Didn’t Read a Book Last Year

If Americans continue to avoid reading, will our nation be filled with people ill-equipped and unprepared to lead the next generation?

UK to Construct Wall to Stem Flow of Illegal Immigrants

UK to Construct Wall to Stem Flow of Illegal Immigrants

"The French army needs to be deployed because the situation is getting worse."

Ritalin Doctor Questions Using Drugs to Treat ADHD

Ritalin Doctor Questions Using Drugs to Treat ADHD

Is society relying too much on pill popping and not enough on parenting?

Why Don't We Have a Capital Day?

Why Don't We Have a Capital Day?

We have a national holiday to honor labor. Why not one that honors capital?

When Finance and Philosophy Clash

When Finance and Philosophy Clash

A healthy profit can most certainly be a loss. 

The Problem With America's Legal System

The Problem With America's Legal System

Society is being asphyxiated by endless legal pollution that rises from the smokestacks of congress and the courts.

UK Report: One in Four Adults 'Struggle to Read Bus Timetable'

UK Report: One in Four Adults 'Struggle to Read Bus Timetable'

A new government report reveals that literacy and numeracy are plummeting in the land that gave us Shakespeare, Milton, and Austen.

What Should be the Goal of Education?

What Should be the Goal of Education?

A new poll suggests Americans answer that question differently than America’s Founders would have. Who’s right?

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