There is an old saying that only a jester can speak truth to a king. Throughout world history, comedians have played a vital role in using humor to poke fun at leaders, revealing their shortcomings in a humorous way.
To understand why countries engage in warfare, it’s important to understand the ideas that lead to this kind of thinking and behavior. Today, Connor and Brittany discuss the ten deadly ideas that lead to war. Links: Ancient Rome: How It Affects You Today World War I: The Rest of the Story and How It Affects You Today, 1870 to 1935 Richard Maybury Books
We often hear people say that the “greater good” is more important than protecting the individual. This line of thinking has been used to promote public policies that put the collective good ahead of individual needs. Definitions: Utilitarianism: A belief that any action is good so long as it helps the majority, or the most amount, of people
On this episode, Emma and Brittany quiz each other to see how much they remember from past episodes. How much do you remember? Listen and test your own knowledge!
In 1961, the communists who controlled the Eastern side of Germany after WWII began building a wall to shield their people from the capitalist Western side of Germany. This resulted in families being separated and devastation across the whole country.
From the trusted team behind the Tuttle Twins books, join us as we tackle current events, hot topics, and fun ideas to help your family find clarity in a world full of confusion.
The Tuttle Twins children’s book series is read by hundreds of thousands of families across the country, and nearly a million books (in a dozen languages!) are teaching children like yours about the ideas of a free society.
Textbooks don’t teach this; schools don’t mention it.
It’s up to you—and our books can help. Check out the Tuttle Twins books to see if they’re a fit for your family!