The popular phrase, “speak truth to power,” implies that power is hostile to truth and that power might benefit from giving truth a hearing. It also suggests that the speaker runs some risk for speaking it.
People unafraid to speak …READ MORE
The Declaration of Independence famously proclaimed that “all men are created equal.” Thanks in part to that prestigious endorsement, “equality” has become a widely held social ideal.
But what most modern-day egalitarians promote is far removed from the kind of …READ MORE
Sometimes one gets great insight from the oddest places. This happened to me the other day when a headline about Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, caught my eye.
As we all know, Meghan had a massive fallout with the British …READ MORE
I came across some good news today. The kind of news that makes me think there is some hope for America and its citizens.
“What is this good news?” you might ask.
It’s simple, really: schools are beginning to teach …READ MORE
Yes, yes, and yes!
That was what I shouted, in the silence of my heart, when I finished Louis Markos’ online review “How Classical Education Can Liberate Black America.”
Earlier that same week, I’d read yet another account of an …READ MORE
My mother passed away in August four days short of her 70th birthday. When we lose something we love, it’s easy to feel bitter, resentful, cheated. It’s easy to feel that life is cruel, systematically robbing us of everything good …READ MORE