As Neil Postman argued, television has helped turn presidential elections into forms of entertainment.
1984 eerily reminds one of today’s social media induced ejaculations of anger.
Norwegian Study: Marriages are stronger with traditional arrangements.
"By this system the people shake off their state of dependence just long enough to select their master, and then relapse into it again."
People reveal a lot about their biases by where they choose to go if Trump wins.
"How can any Man judge, unless his Mind has been opened and enlarged by Reading?" - John Adams
Non-believers might have a good reason to jump on the fasting bandwagon.
Would a more local system of education solve this problem?
According to science, when many people think they’re learning, they’re really not.
More and more people are opting out of civic engagement. It's a big mistake.
The proportion of people who met their spouses through family has dramatically declined.
The group wants a teacher fired now, maybe it should change its focus.
Here's what's behind the apparent disparity...
Saul Bellow (1915-2005) won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976.
Could, for example, torturing a baby ever be justified?
All education has a purpose, some purposes are worse than others, though.
Suburban life tends to get a bad rap these days, but is some of it justified?
It’s hard to just sit with no phone, TV, or distractions.
"Pensioners by comparison have seen income soar."
Science is hard work, even for geniuses.
This one might hit close to home...
For the lover is blinded about the beloved...
That says a lot about the culture clash.
Standardized tests are only the symptom, not the source of the problem.
That’s what Bloomberg is reporting.
Some students at Bowdoin College decided to throw a "fiesta". Administrators have called it "ethnic stereotyping" and an "act of bias".
Contrary to what a recent Salon article claimed, homework apparently does still have value.