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Anti-democratic trends driving increased attacks on higher education worldwide
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Anti-democratic trends driving increased attacks on higher education worldwide

admin - Oct 17, 2017

Reports of the suppression of academic freedom have grown increasingly common in the Western world where there are strong traditions…

Toronto school board declares war on ‘chief’ and all sense
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Toronto school board declares war on ‘chief’ and all sense

admin - Oct 12, 2017

The word thoughtcrime is a neologism used by George Orwell in his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.  The word refers to any…

Do we need a Christianity Awareness Month?
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Do we need a Christianity Awareness Month?

admin - Oct 10, 2017

The Ontario public school system was founded in the mid-nineteenth century, and rooted in a broad-based approach among various Protestant…

First, They Came for the Biologists
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First, They Came for the Biologists

admin - Oct 03, 2017

In Aldous Huxley's Brave New World, the Controller Mustapha Mond articulates many of the basic assumptions of a world dominated…

Alvin Plantinga and the Revival of Religious Philosophy
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Alvin Plantinga and the Revival of Religious Philosophy

admin - Sep 25, 2017

Philosophy, as the word suggests, is the 'love of wisdom'.  Like every academic discipline, philosophy rarely lives up to the…

The latest cruel experiment on children: SEL
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The latest cruel experiment on children: SEL

admin - Sep 21, 2017

Modern state education, because it has distanced itself from the principles and assumptions of the Classical framework of knowledge that…

Et Tu, Boise State?
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Et Tu, Boise State?

admin - Sep 18, 2017

Boise State political scientist Scott Yenor is the latest academic to suffer personal attack for expressing his scholarly views at…

Studies: Comprehensive Sex-Education is Not Working
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Studies: Comprehensive Sex-Education is Not Working

admin - Sep 14, 2017

Critics of comprehensive sex-education have been comprehensive in their criticism. The criticism has ranged from the fact that Ministries of…

Screens In Schools Are a $60 Billion Hoax
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Screens In Schools Are a $60 Billion Hoax

admin - Aug 03, 2017

There is a growing conviction among educators that tech in the classroom impedes student learning.  I banned it in my…

Justice Department plans new project to sue universities over affirmative action policies
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Justice Department plans new project to sue universities over affirmative action policies

admin - Aug 03, 2017

It was U.S. President John F. Kennedy who first used the term 'affirmative action' in an executive order to describe…