Arts & Culture, Good Living, History
How Travel Can Foster a Personal Renaissance
Joseph Kellard September 17, 2020
I once found it difficult to relate to the excitement travelers expressed at walking the same streets their heroes did centuries earlier. Not so after walking through cities where a hero of mine revolutionized art and science.
Ayn Rand & Objectivism, Education & Parenting, Good Living
Tom Brady’s First-Handed Approach to Achievement
Jon Hersey September 16, 2020
Tom Brady talks about helping his kids see the difference between trying to be the best, which is inherently comparative, and doing their own best, an ever-evolving challenge that keeps one thinking in a first-handed way.
History, Philosophy, Politics & Rights
CJ Pearson Identifies a Cause of 9/11—but Not the Fundamental Cause
Craig Biddle September 11, 2020
The fundamental cause of the atrocity on 9/11 was acceptance of faith as a means of knowledge. This cause set all of the other, derivative causes in motion.
Arts & Culture, Biographies, Science & Technology
Remembering Grant Imahara: Mythbuster Extraordinaire
William Nauenburg September 3, 2020
Thanks in large part to Grant Imahara’s engineering brilliance, the myth that science is a purely academic realm reserved solely for people in white lab coats was thoroughly busted.
Economics, Politics & Rights
The Assault on Corporations
Michael Dahlen August 20, 2020
For their endless innovations and productive achievements—the goods they create, the services they provide, the problems they solve—successful corporations deserve our deepest respect and admiration. And when they are unfairly attacked, they deserve our defense.
Arts & Culture, Biographies, History
John Singer Sargent and the Art of Elegance
Timothy Sandefur August 20, 2020
More than any of his contemporaries, Sargent expressed the glamour that emerging capitalism made possible. Yet that is just what made him incomprehensible or unacceptable to later artists and critics.