Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West
Recently, Stanford students voted down a petition to include a Western civilization course as part of the curriculum.
Is it too late to encourage colleges to start acting like actual institutions of higher learning rather than a glorified form of preschool?
The Sage of Monticello read much more than treatises on government.
Alexis de Tocqueville raised the connection between equality and community in his classic work Democracy in America.
The recent viral zombie prank has an interesting parallel to Americans' lack of knowledge.
“Remember that Time is Money."
King Abdullah of Jordan, a Muslim, announced that he is funding the restoration of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
That’s what a psychologist argued on Reddit.
Officials at Queen’s University Belfast announced they have solid evidence of where Hannibal’s army crossed into Italia, finally answering the question that perplexed historians for centuries.
It all goes back to how much the teacher knows.
7 quotes on what they thought
These classic, core values apply to a Gentlemen from any century.
Today’s education system too often emphasizes quantity over quality.
Americans today might do well to heed Bonhoeffer’s warning.
Sacrificing principle for the sake of marginalized groups is short-sighted
“Pick your child up from school and you could be charged with trespassing.”
"The average American household forks out $6,759 a year on food, or 12.6 percent of total spending, according to the Consumer Expenditure Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Of that, $756 is spent on fruits and vegetables, and $2,787 on the high cost of eating out.”
A lesson from Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Farmer Boy"
Thomas Jefferson stole a bit from John Locke.
Such is the tragi-comedy of our situation – we continue to clamor for those very qualities we are rendering impossible.
On this day in 1792, George Washington issued the first presidential veto in American history.
A surprising opinion piece by a Dutch political commentator.
If it’s the Constitution, we’re in trouble.
'Bridge of Spies' gives us an perceptive take on what it is to be an American.
What course of action should we take?
Bad character leads to bad policy and bad economics, which is bad for liberty.