A Great Books Personal Library

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In this video of Wes Callihan’s personal library (my Latin teacher!), you get far more than a tour across shelves. You get an overview of the great ideas, authors, and thinkers that make up the ages. This is an excellent apologetic for reading (and, of course, buying!) great books.

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Fact Check: Piers Morgan’s Numbers on U.S. Gun Crime

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Of late, CNN’s Piers Morgan has thrown around several interesting figures about gun ownership and gun crime. He claims that the U.S. had 11,000 gun-related homicides in 2011, compared to just 35 in Britain (which outlawed guns about 15 years ago).

So, is there a connection between gun ownership and violent crime? Take a look.