The Emptiness of Constructivist Teaching

The Emptiness of Constructivist Teaching

In teaching students that all knowledge is constructed through their own interactions, we fail to give them satisfying answers about the world and its meaning.

Patricia Rice Doran
Patricia Rice Doran
8 min read
Education
Warp Speed: Inside the Operation that Beat COVID—A Review

Warp Speed: Inside the Operation that Beat COVID—A Review

While the overall U.S. response to the pandemic was tragically deficient, we can learn a lot from the public-private partnership that sped vaccine development.

Josh Morrison
Josh Morrison
7 min read
COVID-19
Underneath the Sun

Underneath the Sun

Written 70 years ago, Sun and Steel is Mishima’s hero narrative from frail, cave-dwelling, intellectual into a master of his own body.

Joe Lombardo
Joe Lombardo
11 min read
Myth-making Isn’t the Right Way to ‘Indigenise’ Our Universities

Myth-making Isn’t the Right Way to ‘Indigenise’ Our Universities

Too often, the noble goal of reconciliation is being co-opted by those seeking to invent fake histories and advance politicized narratives.

Terry Moore and Carol Pybus
Terry Moore and Carol Pybus
16 min read
Indigenous History
Quillette Weekly

Quillette Weekly

Zoe Booth
Zoe Booth
4 min read
newsletter
The Tragedy of the Unwanted Child: What Ancient Cultures Did Before Abortion

The Tragedy of the Unwanted Child: What Ancient Cultures Did Before Abortion

Safe abortion is the modern cure for the ancient heartbreaks of neonaticide and abandonment.

Rob Brooks
Rob Brooks
12 min read
I Got Thrown Off Etsy and PayPal for Expressing My Belief in Biological Reality

I Got Thrown Off Etsy and PayPal for Expressing My Belief in Biological Reality

Apparently, selling mugs and shirts that glorify violence against ‘TERFs’ is just fine. But ‘I 💜 J.K. Rowling‘? That‘s hate speech.

Colin Wright
Colin Wright
8 min read
Transgender
Douglas Murray's War on the West—A Review

Douglas Murray's War on the West—A Review

If 'The Strange Death of Europe' was a requiem for a stricken continent, 'War on the West' is intended to be an act of defiance.

Gisa Tunbridge
Gisa Tunbridge
8 min read
Douglas Murray