Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West
A shocking letter to Mike Rowe suggests they are.
Somebody has to fight the wolves.
Still, the bombings of Japan during World War II raise tough questions.
"If I met the idea of sacrifice in a Pagan story I didn’t mind it at all … I liked it very much and was mysteriously moved by it."
Aristotle probably would have said so.
Does the public have a decidedly negative view of masculinity?
Four times as many people were killed by their own government as were killed in war from 1914-1991.
Modern society has come to accept cohabitation out of a desire to be open-minded.
Are today’s schools simply a medium for creating a generation of mindless robots ready to do whatever they are told?
It's a persistent claim and the theme of a popular book.
When citizens are alienated from the political process they look to a champion to attack the oligarchs ruling over them. The champion will become the tyrant, Plato suggests.
A Muslim academic explains how monogamy degrades many Muslim women.
Remarkable insight from the past on a trending issue.
Make no mistake, the book banners have the same motivation as the book burners.
Children who participated in a philosophy class once a week over the course of a year saw significantly higher math and literacy scores.
In a world where quick wit and self-interest are the norm, Franklin’s words are worthy of reflection.
A new poll shows traditional, family-related Sabbath activities have plummeted in recent years.
Much can be learned from Viktor Frankl, a Jewish psychiatrist from Austria who spent three years in concentration camps.
Ben Franklin published it on this day in 1754.
Do we need to reconsider the mass societal encouragement of the two-parent income?
Students of Greek history will notice similarities with this famed Athenian general.
"Math is simply a matter of stating the terms of your argument and then defending those statements using logic."
In recent years, America’s schools have attempted to train teachers of the highest quality.
In comparison to the rational debate fostered by Franklin and his fellows, is our debate all too often irrational?
"...it has been my nightmare that J.R.R. Tolkien would turn out to be the most influential writer of the twentieth century."
‘Tellingly, none of these Trump-era enthusiasms involve a reinvigoration of congressional prerogatives or a renewed push for federalism and states’ rights.’
The modern man rebels against everything.
These make the NAEP 8th grade sample questions look like a piece of cake.