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Bonfire of the Humanities

Bonfire of the Humanities Historians are losing their audience, and searching for the next trend won’t win it back. -- Samuel Moyn -- The Nation

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) Anglo-Irish writer born in Dublin. Swift was a prominent satirist, essayist and author. Notable works include Gulliver’s Travels, A Modest Proposal and A Tale of a Tub. He was also Dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin

Jonathan Swift Anglo-Irish writer born in Dublin. Swift was a prominent satirist, essayist and author. Notable works include Gulliver’s Travels, A Modest Proposal and A Tale of a Tub. He was also Dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin

"In the end, more than they wanted freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all -- security, comfort, and freedom. When... ...the freedom they wished for was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free." ~ Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon April English historian and Member of Parliament Edward Gibbon was born. His most famous work, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, was publis

No surprise here unless you're a loony liberal and wanted to believe the outlandish allegations

~ they forgot to include the huge amount of money Comey was paid through the clinton foundation to "decide" not to press charges.

henry adams

Explore the best Henry Adams quotes here at OpenQuotes. Quotations, aphorisms and citations by Henry Adams

Do góry głowy Polacy. Czas myśleć. Łżą łajdacy! Smutna będzie nasza… | Pressmania

Do góry głowy Polacy. Czas myśleć. Łżą łajdacy! Smutna będzie nasza… | Pressmania

Rapa Nui, Moai, Páscoa

The Rapa Nui (Easter Island) heads have bodies! While this isn't news in the Archaeology world, the discovery of hieroglyphs on the bases sort of is. Really interesting stuff!

Kenneth J. Arrow of Harvard University carries his Nobel prize for economic science after receiving it in Stockholm, Sweden, Dec. 10, 1972. Economist Kenneth Arrow died yesterday at age 95. He was one of the most influential economists in modern history.

Kenneth Arrow, whose profound theories changed modern economics, has died at age 95

Kenneth J. Arrow of Harvard University carries his Nobel prize for economic science after receiving it in Stockholm, Sweden, Dec. Economist Kenneth Arrow died yesterday at age He was one of the most influential economists in modern history.

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