What is the Meaning of New Year’s?

What is the Meaning of New Year’s?

The meaning of most holidays is clear: Valentine’s Day celebrates romance; July Fourth, independence; Thanksgiving, productivity; Christmas, good will toward men. The meaning of New Year’s Day–the world’s most celebrated holiday–is not so...
The Olympic Games Celebrate the Mind

The Olympic Games Celebrate the Mind

I, Dicon of Athens, stand in this grand stadium aside the river Alpheus. As the proud progeny of my city’s dedication to the perfection of mind and body, I await the first great climax of my life. Gathering near me are athletes from across the Greek world, from...
Happy New Year. Happy Life.

Happy New Year. Happy Life.

The meaning of most holidays is clear: Valentine’s Day celebrates romance; July Fourth, independence; Thanksgiving, productivity; Christmas, good will toward men. The meaning of New Year’s Day–the world’s most celebrated holiday–is not so...

A Boy’s Life or Death

James Long jumped out of bed and into his clothes. While rushing from his tiny bedroom plastered with photos of Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and King’s Quest, he grabbed a bag of computer disks off his work desk. James was 13, black and a young man in a hurry. He flew...

A Boy’s Life or Death

James Long jumped out of bed and into his clothes. While rushing from his tiny bedroom plastered with photos of Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and King’s Quest, he grabbed a bag of computer disks off his work desk. James was 13, black and a young man in a hurry. He flew...

Journalists Helping Palestinian Terrorists?

IRVINE, CA–An alleged conspiracy between journalists and terrorists to promote the Palestinian cause should be thoroughly investigated, said Dr. Yaron Brook, executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute. The director of Israel’s Government Press Office,...

Who are America’s Greatest Heroes?

With the anniversary of the September 11 tragedy, Americans have remembered and lauded our fireman and police heroes, as we should. But now that the commemorative ceremonies are over, it is time to ask ourselves: who are America’s greatest heroes?These firemen...

The Olympic Mind

Here I stand at the first great climax of my life. I, Dicon of Athens, wait in this grand stadium beside the river Alpheus.I am the proud progeny of my city’s dedication to the perfection of mind and body, and gathered around me are athletes from all the Greek...

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