Education & Parenting
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.
Education & Parenting
Kyle Steele on VanDamme Academy’s Response to COVID-19
Tim White July 3, 2020
At VDA, one of the biggest factors influencing student motivation is the fact that the teachers we hire genuinely value the subjects they teach. Our teachers understand why math, grammar, and history are valuable to any human being, regardless of what the future holds.
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.
Education & Parenting, Politics & Rights
My Sixth-Grade Socialist Indoctrination
Julian Markowitz January 16, 2020
I wonder how much better off my classmates might be today if, at that tender age, they were taught about earning money and spending it according to their own values—rather than about making sacrifices in the name of “virtue.”
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.
Announcements, Education & Parenting
Andrew Bernstein Challenges the Education Establishment
Elliott Hill October 23, 2019
Broadcasting live on Facebook from rainy New York City, Andrew “The Education Guy” Bernstein launched a campaign to fix the American education system.
Education & Parenting, Politics & Rights, Science & Technology
Greta Thunberg Should Be Angry—and So Should You
Jon Hersey September 26, 2019
Not only are eco-alarmists destroying the lives of children, but they are unashamedly using them as fodder to attack human flourishing and the freedom that makes it possible.