Nine Corrupt Pillars of Classical Greece

Written by Gary North on October 24, 2015

Maybe you are a Christian parent looking for a curriculum for your child. You are considering a school that costs $5,000 a year. It offers what it calls a classical Christian curriculum. Save your money. There is no such thing as a classical Christian curriculum. There never has been. There is a fake hybrid of […]

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The Academic Case Against Latin

Written by Gary North on October 24, 2015

“But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire” (II Peter 2:22). Up until the early 20th century, entrance into higher education in the Ivy League was Latin-based. By requiring Latin to […]

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Teaching Classical History to Christian High School Students

Written by Gary North on October 24, 2015

Understanding history requires an understanding of facts. An event is understood in terms of lots of events immediately before the event you are studying. Facts do not stand alone. There are lots of facts — oceans of facts. Not all of them have left written records. Others have left conflicting records. You must sort out […]

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Ideas Have Consequences: First-Rate Title, Third-Rate Book

Written by Gary North on October 24, 2015

I begin with an aphorism: “Moral ideas without institutional sanctions are impotent. Institutional sanctions without moral ideas are tyrannical.” Every civilization attempts to deal with this aphorism. So does every political movement. There is never universal agreement on either the content of morality or the efficiency of the sanctions. This is a battle for the […]

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Gridlocking the Government: The High Moral Ground

Written by Gary North on October 17, 2015

The American political establishment usually operates in terms of bipartisan cooperation between the political parties. The goal of the political parties is essentially identical: expand the power of the federal government. This has been true since approximately 1789. This is not some new development. Politicians want to expand the degree of control they have over […]

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A Potty Mouth for Jesus Tells Me Off

Written by Gary North on October 17, 2015

To those of you who post on Facebook, the following story serves as a warning. Screen your friends. There are loose cannons online. They can go off at any time. The World Wide Web has revealed just how many loose cannons there are out there. Read the posts on any blog site. Loose cannons love […]

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