Martin Cothran

Martin Cothran

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Martin Cothran is the editor of Classical Teacher magazine, published by Memoria Press, and the director of the Classical Latin School Association.

Recent blog posts by this author

Why is the Scientific Community Blaming Trump for Their Problems?

Scientists should spend more time in the laboratory and less time marching in the streets. If they did, perhaps they could solve some of the problems with science that they are blaming on other people. This weekend’s “March for Science” was held...

Is Berkeley the Fort Sumter of a New Civil War?

Could the college town where the “Free Speech Movement” began be the place where it ends? That's the question asked by Frances Dinkelspiel, writing in The Daily Beast, after covering the confrontation this weekend between far-left anti-free-...

Wellesley Student Paper Defends Censorship... with Horrible Grammar

Critics of political correctness allege that America’s college students are now so immersed in ideological political activism that they are not learning very much. How to write English, for example. Editors at the Wellesley College student...

Most Scientific Studies Today Are 'Fake Science'

We’ve all heard the expression “According to research...” followed by some scientific finding that we are expected, given this prefatory expression, to accept without question. But as it turns out, even in a field as supposedly...

Boys Don’t Need Books That ‘Put Them in Touch with Their Feelings’

If you listen to cultural authorities on the question of why boys aren't readings books, you will quickly discover the problem: the politically correct experts themselves and the Children's Literature/Industrial Complex with which they are allied...

Millennials Postponing Adulthood, Study Shows

If a new study is right, many Millennials will require full-time care much earlier in life than Baby Boomers. In fact, many of them seem to require it now. According to the new study from Bowling Green State University, Millennials are...

The Cultural Illiteracy of Today’s Christians

The news came recently that Family Christian Stores, the nation's largest retail Christian book chain, is going out of business. In fact, it is interesting that the word "books" was no longer in the business's title anymore, a good indication of the...

Rachel Dolezal's Argument That She's Black Is Perfectly Logical

Rachel Dolezal became famous two years ago when, as the ostensibly African-American head of the NAACP, it was discovered that she wasn't Black at all, as she had always claimed. Rather than admit that she had simply lied, she instead began...

Conservative vs. Liberal Logic: A Comparison

If you read the news or follow politics, you hear a lot of arguments and all of them sound different. But in reality, there are only two basic ways to argue. We could call these two kinds of argument "Arguing Forward" and "Arguing Backward...

Forget Immigrants. Technology is Killing Jobs

The elevator attendant asking you what floor you want. The gas station service attendant wanting to know whether you would like your oil checked. The switchboard operator inquiring who you would like to call. These are sounds you do not hear...

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