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Growth Measures

In his account of the Athenian debate over their proposed expedition to Sicily during the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides has Alicibiades close with a famous analogy on the fate of states and nations that remain inert. 3,062 more words

Sticks In The Mud

A Sin Against the Gift of Self

I had a startling realization over this past Christmas that I might be getting old.

My son received an album by The Who as a present and I ended up reacquainting myself with their music as we listened to it together in the car.   1,561 more words

Book Reviews

The Three Languages of Politics

Like many of you, I feel frustrated at the polarization of politics today.  Some of this polarization comes with the territory of democracy, but some of it I feel results from failures in technique and imagination. 2,515 more words

Weekend Updates

Getting Ready For AP Tests and Exams

Surviving Finals and AP Tests

Worried about your upcoming finals or AP tests? Reduce stress and ace your tests by using these study tips from a graduate student: 793 more words

Everything Is Obvious: How Common Sense Fails Us

Everything Is Obvious: How Common Sense Fails Us
Author: Duncan Watts
Grade(s): 10; 11; 12

Why is the Mona Lisa the most famous painting in the world? 290 more words

11th Grade

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton
Author: Ron Chernow
Grade(s): 10; 11; 12

In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. 305 more words

11th Grade