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Knowledge and Progress

The ideal of Progressivism, so far as I can see, is the conceit that as human knowledge progresses governments can use this improved knowledge to govern society. 322 more words

Culture

Decline and Fall~by Paul F. Lenzi

Decline and Fall

“The Triumph of Doubt” by Victor Brauner

oh for a mind free of doubt

how does knowledge

accumulate certainty

where is the truth… 115 more words

Poetry

Do you believe schools ought to be safer?

You’re now a racist if you say schools need to be safer.

Under pressure from Obama educrats, public school districts are no longer suspending even violent students; but now, under pressure from Black Lives Matter, they are suspending teachers who complain about not suspending bad kids.

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Politics

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“The power of instruction is seldom of much efficacy, except in those happy dispositions where it is almost superfluous.”

~ Gibbon, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Things Read

The Gift of Memory

by Aidan Chivers

After the dizzying blur of my first Oxford term, it was a strange feeling to find myself back, walking our dog, retracing the same route which had become a familiar after-school routine throughout my school days. 818 more words

Culture

Honour Above Everything

by Madeline Briggs

My high school had this motto – it was on a plaque in every classroom, repeated at chapel and assembly, hanging on banners around campus: ‘Wisdom more than Knowledge, Service beyond Self, Honour Above Everything’. 985 more words

Oxford