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Why Philosophy Should Be Part of the K-12 Curriculum

Why Philosophy Should Be Part of the K-12 Curriculum

As philosophy professor Matthew Lipman realized, college was a little late in life to learn to think properly.

NARAL Calls Caring, Involved Fathers ‘Sexist’?

NARAL Calls Caring, Involved Fathers ‘Sexist’?

Perhaps we need more “YOU’RE MESSING WITH THE WRONG DADDY” fathers after all.

Latest U.S. Move May Piss Off Russia

Latest U.S. Move May Piss Off Russia

Last week, the U.S. named Russia as its top threat, and plans to increase its troop presence in Europe.

Why People Do Evil

Why People Do Evil

Given certain pressures and circumstances, “good” people can and will do evil things—whether or not they like or regret it.

This is What Happens to Students When They Read the 'Great Books'
6 Thoughts from Famous Americans on Love and Marriage

6 Thoughts from Famous Americans on Love and Marriage

Ben Franklin's statement is rather shocking...

What is a friend?

What is a friend?

A new Oxford study shows that your Facebook friends are probably fakes.

This Is How a Dark Age Begins…

This Is How a Dark Age Begins…

We are losing sight of the concept of knowledge while drowning in a sea of information.

Should the Education System Embrace 'Subsidiarity'?

Should the Education System Embrace 'Subsidiarity'?

Subsidiarity calls for decision-making power and responsibility to be held at the lowest level..

Are Standardized Tests A Necessary or Unnecessary Evil?

Are Standardized Tests A Necessary or Unnecessary Evil?

A balanced approach to the opt out movement.
 

Martin Shkreli: If morality is relative, why are we outraged?

Martin Shkreli: If morality is relative, why are we outraged?

We are confronted by the logical conclusion of our culture's teachings on morality.

‘Fair and Equitable’ Discipline Policies: Unfair to Most Students?

‘Fair and Equitable’ Discipline Policies: Unfair to Most Students?

“As soon as you duplicate the conditions of the public school system, you’re gonna duplicate their results."

Don't Be a Lazy Atheist

Don't Be a Lazy Atheist

Many of today’s atheists typically don’t bother beyond a superficial study of religion...

5 Keys to Educational Success in the 19th Century

5 Keys to Educational Success in the 19th Century

How did the Ingalls girls get such a stellar education?

If We’re All So Connected, Why are Our Kids so Lonely?

If We’re All So Connected, Why are Our Kids so Lonely?

“It’s lonely when everyone else is on a device except you.”

Is It Okay to Have a Drink While You’re Pregnant?

Is It Okay to Have a Drink While You’re Pregnant?

On Tuesday, the CDC recommended that all women who are sexually active, fertile, and don't use birth control should stop drinking. 

Fewer Americans Think College is Necessary for a Middle Class Life

Fewer Americans Think College is Necessary for a Middle Class Life

Could apprenticeship interest be driving this trend?

Can a Parent Hold Down a Job and Homeschool at the Same Time?

Can a Parent Hold Down a Job and Homeschool at the Same Time?

3 ways in which some parents are doing just that.

10 Great Quotes from 'War and Peace' (the book)

10 Great Quotes from 'War and Peace' (the book)

From the book that's the basis of the new BBC miniseries.

Why It's Good to Mark Up Books

Why It's Good to Mark Up Books

As some of the greats have recognized, it's an important accompaniment to reading.

Proposal Advocates Raising the Gun Age to 25

Proposal Advocates Raising the Gun Age to 25

It raises some deep questions.

Is Respect for Good Women Disappearing?

Is Respect for Good Women Disappearing?

A nagging thought inspired by Jane Austen.

In Chicago, it’s Not the Cops doing the Killing

In Chicago, it’s Not the Cops doing the Killing

Already 290 shootings and over 50 dead in 2016. There's only been one police shooting.

Is What We Have Today 'Progress'?

Is What We Have Today 'Progress'?

On what basis, on what evidence, would one definitively conclude that human life and history is improving?

What is Socialism?

What is Socialism?

It seems a lot of people actually don’t know. 

Nature vs. The Machines

Nature vs. The Machines

Eagles are being trained to take down drones.

College-Educated Women Can't Find Good Men

College-Educated Women Can't Find Good Men

What’s to blame? 

Why Do Trump and Sanders Have So Much Support?

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