Socrates: Dramatizing the History of Western Thought
Tim Blake Nelson’s excellent play retells the story of one of the West’s first great philosophers—Socrates.
Steve Ditko created art that “shows how men could and should act,” heroes without tragic flaws, and a universe where justice triumphs.
On May 24, 1883 the Brooklyn Bridge opened for public use. It was a triumph over nature, doomsayers, and corrupt politicians.
Duke Ellington crafted a sound that “literally lifts one out of one’s seat.” He flourished despite widespread racism and opened the doors of the world from behind his piano. Celebrate the Duke’s birthday with a taste of the unrestrained joy he brought to music and life.
Toastmasters can help you learn to speak more confidently and eloquently—and thus to be a more effective advocate of reason and freedom.
On March 23, 1775, Patrick Henry delivered one of the most important and dramatic speeches in American history. May Henry’s words live on and inspire all who continue fighting for freedom.
If we trace the steps of New York’s rise as the financial capital of the world, we must recognize that establishing the Bank of New York was a pivotal moment in history.
Today in 1787, Alexander Hamilton published the first of the Federalist essays, which helped secure ratification of the U.S. Constitution.
Robert Begley interviews Alexander McCobin, cofounder of Students For Liberty, who provides an inside look at how SFL got started, its accomplishments to date, how it has expanded to practically every corner of the globe, and what the organization has in store for the future.
Bruce Rickard, a good friend of mine and charter subscriber to TOS, recently succumbed to brain cancer, after a 28-month-long battle against the disease. One of Bruce’s distinguishing characteristics was his radiant benevolence. Bruce fought this terribly aggressive brain tumor with grace and courage, and was an example to everyone. . . Continue »
On September 17, 1787, the Founding Fathers signed the United States Constitution, laying the foundation for the first nation in history based on the recognition of the inalienable rights of man.
Learning at Our House is a suite of products for homeschoolers that covers history, music, literature, and science. The classes are taught online to a live audience and are available as recordings as well. Scott Powell created History at Our House, the original program, and later invited others to create. . . Continue »
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