A Spiritual Journey

By Bob Houghtaling My previous two articles attempted to convey a message that philosophy and history are subjects we should pay more attention to. In addition, emphasis was placed on how these two disciplines seek to ask why’s, as well as, how they offer an...

Just A Thought

By Bob Houghtaling Last week I wrote an article extolling the value of philosophy and how schools would be so much safer if we hired more philosophers to help with life’s big issues. For this article I am hoping to highlight the importance of history, as both a...

A Philosopher In Every School

By Bob Houghtaling In the midst of arguments about the roles guns play in our society I offer this simple solution. We need more philosophers in schools. Sure, metal detectors are important. Sure, resource officers are fabulous. And, sure, new laws must make it more...

Dear Parents: Much Can Be Done

By Bob Houghtaling Dear Parents and Caregivers, This is not about politics. This is not about blame. This is not about taking away people’s rights. Gun violence is something that needs to be confronted. For a two-week period I’ve been answering calls pertaining to...
Celebrating Martin

Celebrating Martin

By Bob Houghtaling As we take a moment to reflect upon the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I think it is imperative to recognize that his work is not done. Let us hope that America will continue to pursue fairness for all. Sometimes such things get lost when our...