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Novels of 1928

I have read several novels for class which were published in 1928, all of which are diverse, and the majority of which have made a great impression upon me.   611 more words

The active life, or the contemplative life?

The Roman emperor Diocletian, after a long and illustrious rule, decided to abdicate his empire in favour of a quiet retirement at his palace in Salona. 709 more words

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

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