127. Book Review | Controversial Essays by Thomas Sowell

If you want quick, profound insights, Thomas Sowell's Controversial Essays is a great one for you. He hits on #politics, #economics, #culture, #education, and more. Check out my review of this #ThomasSowell book.

Be a Renaissance Man [Guest Post]

Looking to branch out of your day-to-day? Are you stuck in a path without options? The Vital Masculinity Podcast's Stephen Sloyer shows the merit in becoming a Renaissance Man in this latest guest #blog-->

QUOTE: W.E.B. Du Bois

The Holy Cross Order has a principle they call "educating hearts and minds." In a time when we know more than ever, and the discoveries of the wisest and smartest people are taught to high schoolers, it's amazing that people are so poorly prepared for life. There is no teaching the importance of family, morality, responsibility or other essential human ideas that make people successful at life- rather than just a career.

Book Review: Walden And Civil Disobedience By Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau, a Transcendentalist and writer, retreated to the woods to live by a pond in the Northeast United States. Walden Pond, now famous thanks to Thoreau, inspired him to write this work that is a beautiful, cynical commentary on his time. His insights and observations on his time, however, are timeless. As you read his book you'll see why this is the case. Watch the video below to see what I mean!

Book Review–The First Philosophers

As you know, at the Conversation of Our Generation, we are trying to build a dialogue and discuss the ideas that affect our society, culture, politics and philosophy. As we discuss the ideas that will define our generation, it is important to look back at the foundations of thought. This book is great for understanding how the dialogue developed and how these ideas are still relevant today.

QUOTE- Edmund Burke

Ever read something and forgotten immediately? Ever eaten something and been hungry not long after? Both of those leave you unsatisfied, yearning for more. Live by this quote and you'll fix that with reading--- sadly, Burke's advice doesn't apply to food.

School Gets An F In My Class

Education has been constrained over the last few decades to simply mean school. It’s a series of levels that need to be reached until all the basic requirements have been reached, just like a video game. This educational paradigm isn’t only not useful, but counterproductive as well. Here I will argue why that is true... Continue Reading →

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