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500 Years Ago, This is What Europeans Were Doing on August 15
"Freedom is a Prize to be Continually Won"

"Freedom is a Prize to be Continually Won"

Don't get too comfortable.

Sex in a Time of Hooking Up

Sex in a Time of Hooking Up

10 Thoughts on Vanity Fair's recent article.

A Metaphor for Life

A Metaphor for Life

You’re going to get knocked down.

Presidential Candidates Better Have This Character Trait
University Proposes a Campus Retirement Community for Alumni

University Proposes a Campus Retirement Community for Alumni

"A second chance to experience college life."

Beware Teachers Like These Ones in Ancient Greece

Beware Teachers Like These Ones in Ancient Greece

Now you have a name to go with the character traits.

The 6th Century Cure for Anxiety

The 6th Century Cure for Anxiety

The classics may be old, but they are still perceptive. 

Latin Continues Its Comeback

Latin Continues Its Comeback

People are once again seeing its benefits.

How Play is Changing Across Generations

How Play is Changing Across Generations

My how things have changed...

Incredible Prediction of Drone Warfare from 1937!

Incredible Prediction of Drone Warfare from 1937!

Some people saw it coming.

Why Study Philosophy?

Why Study Philosophy?

An ancient Roman had some reasons. 

The Student Debt Clock is Ticking

The Student Debt Clock is Ticking

It's alarming how quickly it has risen.

Family Reading Time: As Helpful Today as it was in Times Past

Family Reading Time: As Helpful Today as it was in Times Past

In case you ever wanted more evidence that reading is beneficial for children, a new study published in the Pediatrics medical journal will fit the bill.

It's Sad When the Government Feels the Need to Say This...
Teacher Shortage? Nope.

Teacher Shortage? Nope.

We employ over 150% as many teachers as we did in 1970.

The Cognitive Dissonance of Teachers Unions

The Cognitive Dissonance of Teachers Unions

Teachers unions can't have it both ways.

Any College Professor Knows This Statistic is True...
Why Government? We're Not Angels

Why Government? We're Not Angels

And because some of us are rather beastly...

The Past Deserves a Seat at the Table

The Past Deserves a Seat at the Table

Our current age doesn't have much use for history.

Dennis Miller: Enough with Superficial Apologies!

Dennis Miller: Enough with Superficial Apologies!

America is suffering from an acute case of “apologia logorrhea”

Boys in White Dresses with Blue Satin Sashes?

Boys in White Dresses with Blue Satin Sashes?

Last week, Bloomberg Business reported a new fashion trend for men: womenswear.

The Way We Work Now

The Way We Work Now

Most Americans now work in white-collar and service industry jobs.

Are Child Care Costs Driving Parents Back Home?

Are Child Care Costs Driving Parents Back Home?

The average annual cost of infant-center-based care is virtually the same as the average cost of tuition and fees at a four-year public college.

The Bottom Line of What Those Videos Reveal
Serious Concerns about America's Education System... in 1840

Serious Concerns about America's Education System... in 1840

Eerily similar to the ones you hear today.

Practicing Gratitude in the Shadow of the Third Reich

Practicing Gratitude in the Shadow of the Third Reich

No matter how old you are, you can learn some critically important life lessons from this brave teenage heroine.

Huffing, Puffing, and Blowing High School Literature Courses to the Ground

Huffing, Puffing, and Blowing High School Literature Courses to the Ground

3 Little Pigs: Appropriate Literature for 11th Grade?

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