The Lord of the Rings and the corrupting influence of power

October 20, 2022 | By JACK BROWN

With the recent release of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power on Amazon Prime, there has never been a better time to revisit J. R. R. Tolkien’s original novel. At its core, the story is a lesson in how power can corrupt even the best of souls, as we see reflected in … ...


The Hill : California’s ‘privilege’-based curricula are at odds with American ideals

August 22, 2022 | By JACK BROWN

California’s schools increasingly are embracing the notion that students should be judged based on the color of their skin, rather than the content of their character. … ...