Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West
The curative for a society drowning in busyness?
We've long been told that education is the salvation of the world. But is it?
Whatever happened to the hat?
Would childhood anxiety and depression diminish if more parents followed through on giving chores?
A new study sheds some light on the issue.
Forty years ago, 60 percent of high school kids read books daily. Not anymore.
Communication is key.
But is a shopping mall exactly what we have reduced the university to?
Don’t criminalise mothers who make level-headed decisions regarding the welfare of their children, whom they have no intention to “wilfully neglect.”
Making a child is not hard to do. Raising a child and conveying the values and rules that make for a successful life and responsible adulthood is.
Colleges exist to foster critical thinking and to teach students useful knowledge germane to a legitimate academic discipline. Social justice, however, is not a legitimate academic discipline, but rather an empty slogan.
Is it time we abandon our unrealistic expectations of marriage?
Is rest more essential than we realize?
Some prime advice from the late University of Chicago president Robert Maynard Hutchins.
Putin is promoting the very thing that the West has abandoned.
Do millennials have a deep longing to be a nurturing caregiver?
Despite the proliferation of the ad hominem, there are serious reasons it should be avoided. Here are five of them.
Perhaps the future isn’t as bleak as we’ve been led to believe.
In the modern world, C.S. Lewis argues in The Abolition of Man, we have trained the head and encouraged the heart, while neglecting the soul, the most important part of the person. As Lewis so scathingly puts it, we are producing men without chests.
Parents can glean a number of insights from Tolkien’s upbringing in the hopes of awakening some of the same hidden genius in their own offspring.
On Tuesday, August 7, The Charlemagne Institute (Intellectual Takeout's parent organization) is inviting ALL high school and college students to our seminar 'America's Founding Principles'.
Unless we are willing to open ourselves up to criticism and freely weigh, discuss, and consider the ideologies behind opposing viewpoints, will we not continue to relegate ourselves to a society where contention reigns supreme?
To commemorate my 25th wedding anniversary this week to my husband, Jesse, I asked readers on Facebook to share their own secrets to a long happy marriage.
As conductor, as composer, and as mass-media music educator, Bernstein made Western art music more than accessible: He made it understandable. And at the root of this understanding was his idea of faith.
New research allows scientists "to rewrite the DNA bound up in living cells," and now an ethics panel suggests this may be "morally permissible."
Should we be looking to tech visionaries for life advice and personal guidance?
Civilizations have never truly appreciated the virtue of men like Socrates.
Happy World Population Day! Should we be worried about whether the earth can support us?