Firefly is not perfectly accurate in its attempts to depict the essential natures of heroism and villainy, but its successes are much more uplifting than its failures are problematic.
At VDA, one of the biggest factors influencing student motivation is the fact that the teachers we hire genuinely value the subjects they teach. Our teachers understand why math, grammar, and history are valuable to any human being, regardless of what the future holds.
It is in the interests of all who value freedom for governments around the world to open their doors to the people of Hong Kong. We must send a message to China that authoritarianism is profoundly evil and its expansion will not go unchallenged.
Mac Donald repudiates race and gender pandering, affirming that the proper mission of educators is to help students correct their fallacious reasoning, not to adopt or encourage it.
Although many martial artists throughout history have sought to build their crafts on a philosophic base, Bruce Lee was one of very few to do so in a generally rational manner.
Shane by Jack Schaefer is an invigorating tale of heroism that celebrates the fundamental power of the good in human life and its ability to defeat evil.
By burning and pillaging the property of their fellow citizens, rioters spit on the progress their forbears achieved under far worse circumstances.
We’re sad to report that Massachusetts will not permit us to hold TOS-Con this July. But we’re happy to announce that we have arranged to move the conference forward to July 2021.
Contrary to space egalitarians, the prospect of the ultra-wealthy going to the Moon before the rest of us is cause for celebration. It’s an instance of moral justice, as they have earned the ability to go. And, because of their efforts, earnings, and risks, the rest of us might one. . . Continue »
Government control of spaceflight for the past six decades has led many to assume that government is best equipped to manage and drive the development of spaceflight. That, as SpaceX has shown, is not the case.