Colleges exist to foster critical thinking and to teach students useful knowledge germane to a legitimate academic discipline. Social justice, however, is not a legitimate academic discipline, but rather an empty slogan.
Some prime advice from the late University of Chicago president Robert Maynard Hutchins.
Neuroscience and psychology show that all people are motivated by status, certainty, autonomy, relatedness and fairness (SCARF). Postmodernism's denial of SCARF is contributing to young people's depression and despondency.
Five takeaways from a week with Generation Z.
When it comes to protecting a child’s well-being, parents usually know best.
Perhaps the future isn’t as bleak as we’ve been led to believe.
If literature produces this sting, it also produces the cure.
In the modern world, C.S. Lewis argues in The Abolition of Man, we have trained the head and encouraged the heart, while neglecting the soul, the most important part of the person. As Lewis so scathingly puts it, we are producing men without chests.
When we elevate our feelings as if they are the truth, we degrade our minds and ourselves.
Is there a case for giving basic marriage instruction in school?
The Story and Symbolism Behind the Most Chilling Image in the History of Western Art
Science is like a car: it can get us where we want to go, but it should never decide where we go.
Higher educations institutions need to change how they are run, not get rid of their majors.
Parents can glean a number of insights from Tolkien’s upbringing in the hopes of awakening some of the same hidden genius in their own offspring.
The post-millennials have arrived.
Girls like trade classes in girls-only settings. So why is the government standing in the way of this?
We have a secret weapon to take back ownership of our fates.
If President Eisenhower had not focused on the important while commanding the Allied forces, would World War II been lost?
An email was sent to all school district superintendents in Illinois regarding the recent Supreme Court decision. See one superintendent's response.
Rhode Island Lawmaker Takes a Swipe at 100-year-old “Americanization” Law.
We spend most of our lives not truly living at all but shoring up goods for some time in the future when we can enjoy them—which never comes since we have incapacitated ourselves from enjoying the present.
Comfortable shoes, Thanksgiving turkeys, and geometry can all teach us about happiness and the Divine.
Somewhere along the way, we forgot how to argue well. Help restore civil discourse.
As Americans celebrate the 4th of July holiday, it’s a good time to reflect on just how little college students know...
Teen summer employment has experienced a dramatic drop in the last 30 years.
It's up to research funders, institutes, and researchers themselves to act to make a system that represents defensible democratic values.
Search engines are convenient, but do they undermine a student’s opportunity to learn how to investigate a topic and retain information if a digital device is not immediately available to them?
This is where attaining strong literacy and numeracy skills meet individual interests and innate childhood curiosity.