Why Treating Everyone Equally Is a Problem

I recently received an e-mail from someone who questioned me on a comment I made about manners. I had said that manners presuppose distinctions. They call upon us to honor those who are excellent with special treatment. At the same … Continue reading

The Destruction of the Order Par Excellence

Indeed, the order of things being destroyed is medieval Christendom. Now, medieval Christendom was not just any order, or merely one of many possible orders. It was the realization, in the circumstances inherent to the times and places, of the … Continue reading

Should Classrooms Be Coed?

The results of the tests were striking. Researchers at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida conducted a pilot project of single-sex classrooms for grade school students. They found that proficiency scores more than doubled for some students. The least improvement was … Continue reading

Up to the Challenge in Louisiana

With bagpipes blazing and a large American flag towering above, a massive crowd made way for a curious sight: two long lines of boys marching behind the flag on the way to watch the Fourth of July fireworks aboard the … Continue reading