Author: Mount Liberty College

  • Artificial Intelligence and Future Jobs

    So much is happening right now in the areas of Artificial Intelligence. We hear how jobs will disappear in the future because AI will take over large segments of many different industries. But which jobs will disappear? What sorts of jobs will be left? And how should students prepare for those when we don’t even […]

  • Without Virtue There Can Be No Liberty

    By: J. David Gowdy Originally published at the Washington Jefferson Madison Institute   To our Founding Fathers, it was obvious, or “self-evident,” that self-government, or a democratic republic, could only be perpetuated by the self-governed.  Reflecting these precepts, a contemporary German writer to the Founders, J. W. von Goethe, stated: “What is the best government? […]

  • What Is a Liberal Arts Education?

    What is a liberal arts education? Ideas have consequences. Good ideas bring forth good fruit which blesses mankind. Bad ideas bring forth bad fruit which oppresses and enslaves mankind. There was a time when receiving an education was seen as the highest way to partake of the best ideas of the ages, and learn the […]

  • Is Mount Liberty College Right For You?

    What made Thomas Paine think he could write a pamphlet which would inspire the colonists to declare independence from Britain? What made Harriet Beecher Stowe think she could write novels that would influence the abolition of slavery? What made Dietrich Bonhoeffer realize Hitler needed to be stopped or Joan of Arc help defeat the British? […]

  • Thomas Jefferson’s last great dream was to found a public university in Virginia.  Beginning with his first concept in 1800, and after the investment of much of his personal time, money and labor, and lobbying to the state legislature with the valuable assistance of several influential friends, the University of Virginia was chartered by the […]

  • The Federalist Papers

    This year marks the 230th anniversary of the publication of “the best commentary on the principles of government which ever was written.” — Thomas Jefferson. Unlike many other colleges and universities, Mount Liberty College will teach The Federalist Papers. https://www.wsj.com/…/SB10001424052702304743704577380383026…

  • The History of Flag Day

        “The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America’s birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the Flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. BJ Cigrand, a schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in the Fredonia, Wisconsin Public School, District 6, to observe June 14 (the 108th anniversary of […]