Self-confidence comes not by somebody “giving” it to a student. That method quickly fails. Instead, self-confidence results when the person knows they got better at something.
A lot of conservative intellectuals hate Donald Trump. The late Harvard philosopher Robert Nozick's insights help explain this.
No wonder so many Americans find love boring.
Time to raise men with chests?
Despite claims that Antifa fights fascism, the group's tactics actually mirror those of Benito Mussolini's regime.
A German family I had never met invited me to spend Christmas at their home. These hospitable strangers became life-long friends.
Have you ever wondered why the numbers run so high?
T.S. Eliot on the meaning of the Christmas tree.
More reading suggestions for the serious reader.
On Christmas Day of 1914, at least 100,000 British and German troops stopped fighting, climbed out of their trenches and met each other in No-Man's-Land.
Christmas should be a time for food, lots of it. Ignore the calorie scolds. You can diet the rest of the year.
Walker Percy thinks that depression has philosophical roots. Materialism leads to a loss of human dignity, and that leads to depression.
While the movie is all about George's personal transformation, it is Mary's incredible devotion that helps us see that change within George.
The most well known economist of the 20th Century, John Maynard Keynes, is often said to have argued that recessions can be cured by government intervention in the business cycle. Keynes's views are much more nuanced than that.
If you are looking for a great Christmas ghost story, then the Victorian M.R. James should be on your reading list.
What the Grinch and one very difficult Christmas taught me about redemption.
You have heard the cliche: people are America's greatest resource. Well, it's true.
If detector dogs can reduce my wait-time in security lines and have the bonus effect of allowing the TSA to screen more passengers with fewer workers, I’m all for them.
Real-life nannies aren't all they're cracked up to be.
Over the centuries, hundreds of Christmas carols have been composed. Many fall quickly into obscurity. Not “Silent Night.”
At least that's what they're about to teach in one British school district.
There are a number of things that killed scouting.
As the most widely observed cultural holiday in the world, Christmas produces many things—joy, happiness, gratitude, reverence. And numbers. Lots of peculiar, often large, numbers.
Whether the naysayers are willing to admit it or not, less government regulation results in better outcomes for both companies and consumers.
How did the United States, triumphant in the Cold War, find itself beset on so many fronts?
The experiments in China with genetically modified babies is just the beginning of what could go wrong.
It will be the coolest thing you watch today.
Has busyness become a coveted status symbol?