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Writing Matters: 5 Books That Can Help Us Become Better Writers
Some writers and teachers among us, praise be to all of them, are obsessed with writing, grammar, syntax, and our English language. They argue for concise diction, debate the use ...
July 16, 2019
The Rebirth of Poetry Is Here
NEW YORK—A growing movement is calling for the return of meter and rhyme in poetry in a bid ...
July 14, 2019
Society of Classical Poets
Book Review: ‘The Statues of Central Park’
With its 843 acres, New York City's Central Park has long been a mecca for those seeking a ...
July 12, 2019
The Colorful Life of an Illustrator: From America to New Zealand
AUCKLAND, New Zealand—For nearly 4o years, children’s book illustrator and oral storyteller Lyn Kriegler has worked with some ...
July 4, 2019
Live With a Light Heart: Lessons From Italian Folk Tales
There's a shared belief in many cultures, from ancient Europe to China, that a person's fortunes and misfortunes ...
July 3, 2019
A Good Man Has Nothing to Fear, Even When Faced With Death
It’s 399 B.C. Having been judged and condemned to death, Socrates, the ancient Greek philosopher, reflects on his ...
July 3, 2019
Is Marital Happiness in ‘Pride and Prejudice’ a Matter of Chance or Character?
Finding a spouse has long been among the most commonplace activities and yet, at the same time, shrouded ...
July 2, 2019
Introducing the Sonnet
"They are eloquent who can speak low things acutely, and of great things with dignity, and of moderate ...
June 25, 2019
David Horowitz Discusses Censorship and His Book ‘Dark Agenda’
David Horowitz’s latest book "Dark Agenda" explores what he calls the left’s calculated efforts to create a godless ...
June 19, 2019
The Tide Is Turning for the Arts
To call World War I a catastrophe for the West is akin to describing a Burmese tiger as ...
June 17, 2019
Finding the True Self, Part 8: Navigating Through Self-Deceit
Odysseus has had a most terrifying, almost overwhelming, experience in summoning the dead spirits of Hades in order ...
June 14, 2019
Book Review: ‘Sacred Duty: A Soldier’s Tour at Arlington National Cemetery’
Arlington National Cemetery is well-known as the final resting place for fallen U.S. soldiers. Less famous is the ...
June 12, 2019
I Like to Read Other People’s Mail
I like to read other people’s mail. Don’t worry, I only read the mail of dead people. Mainly ...
June 10, 2019
Remembering ‘The Longest Day’
History is only remembered by stories, and it can be lost in a moment when we lose the ...
June 6, 2019
Rhyming Poets Stage Rousing Return
“What is poetry?” A simple enough question, and if asked in sincerity would most likely be asked by ...
June 3, 2019
Finding the True Self, Part 7: Navigating Around Envy
We have seen Odysseus struggle with what might be called the lethargy of the body on the island ...
May 30, 2019
What Exactly Is the Holy Grail, and Why Has Its Meaning Eluded Us for Centuries?
Type “Holy Grail” into Google and … well, you probably don’t need me to finish that sentence. The ...
May 22, 2019
New Poetry Worth Reading
For a good number of years, I attended various poetry readings. Some were wonderful, some mediocre, and two ...
May 21, 2019
Finding the True Self, Part 6: Navigating Past a Need to Hoard Knowledge
We have been retelling the story of the great adventurer Odysseus, as he attempts to escape from the ...
May 19, 2019
Shakespeare: Research Blows Away Stereotypes and Reveals Teenagers Actually Love the Bard
When you think of inner-city teenagers, what springs to mind? For many, it’s hoodies, video games—and probably hating ...
May 17, 2019
Finding the True Self, Part 5: Navigating Beyond Fear
In modern psychology, we have books like “Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway,” which are international best-sellers ...
May 16, 2019
Book Review: ‘The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice for Making Life Decisions’
According to Emily Freeman, author of “The Next Right Thing,” it is estimated that adults make over 35,000 ...
May 15, 2019
Finding the True Self, Part 4: Navigating Through the Hunger for the Ever-New
Imagine a world of perpetual feasting and drinking, where one was above the ordinary and everyday cares of ...
May 10, 2019
The Rewards of Reading ‘The Story of Civilization’
Eleven volumes in all. Total length: approximately 22 inches. Width per volume: 6 3/4 inches. Height per volume: ...
May 8, 2019
How Totalitarians Force Confessions From Innocent People
I recently re-read George Orwell’s anti-Soviet fable "Animal Farm" for the first time since high school, and I found ...
May 6, 2019
Finding the True Self, Part 3: Navigating Beyond a Need for Power
In Part 2 of this series of articles, we saw Odysseus barely managing to escape from the land ...
April 29, 2019
What Makes Great Children’s Literature Great?
When it comes to reading great children’s literature, I’m making up for lost time. I was not a ...
April 22, 2019
Video: Crowd Chants ‘Send Her Back’ as Trump Rips Ilhan Omar During Rally
House Votes to Drop Resolution to Impeach President Trump
Mimi Nguyen Ly
Elizabeth Cheney: Policies Espoused by 4 Freshman Congresswomen Are Anti-American
Illegal Immigrants Drive Child Sex Crime Charges in North Carolina
Most Doubt Trading 3.7 Million Lost Jobs For $15 Minimum Wage Is Smart Deal
Trump Meets With Falun Gong Practitioner, Other Survivors of Religious Persecution
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President Trump Thanks ‘Vicious Young Socialist Congresswomen’ for Rise in Approval Rating