Education & Parenting, Politics & Rights, Reviews
The Diversity Delusion: How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture by Heather Mac Donald
David King June 25, 2020
Mac Donald repudiates race and gender pandering, affirming that the proper mission of educators is to help students correct their fallacious reasoning, not to adopt or encourage it.
Arts & Culture, Education & Parenting, Reviews
Anne with an E by Moira Walley-Beckett
Jon Hersey April 30, 2020
If you can stand a tearjerker—and if you enjoy art that glorifies imagination, individualism, free inquiry, and the passionate pursuit of values—you may just fall in love with Moira Walley-Beckett’s Anne with an E.
Economics, Politics & Rights, Reviews
The Case against Socialism by Rand Paul
Keith Sanders April 9, 2020
Rand Paul’s The Case against Socialism provides helpful analyses to address the arguments of today’s socialists. What it sorely lacks is a strong, moral case against socialism and for its antithesis: capitalism.
History, Philosophy, Politics & Rights, Reviews
America’s Revolutionary Mind: A Moral History of the American Revolution and the Declaration That Defined It by C. Bradley Thompson
Jon Hersey March 28, 2020
The first in a two-part series on the country’s fundamental ideas, America’s Revolutionary Mind is not a narrative of events but a systematic re-creation of the philosophy that led colonists to, in the words of Thomas Paine, “begin the world over again.”
Arts & Culture, Reviews
True Grit by Charles Portis
William Nauenburg March 26, 2020
Charles Portis’s novel is a story filled with memorable characters and stimulating action that treats serious themes with lighthearted yet benevolent wit. For readers looking to explore the Western genre of the great American canon, True Grit is a true classic.
Education & Parenting, Good Living, Reviews
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein
David King December 5, 2019
In a world where hyper-focus on specialization is leading to greater and greater compartmentalization, this book is a welcome call for a renewed focus on integration.