Why the World Needs Optimists

Why the World Needs Optimists

We certainly can’t force ourselves to be happy, but we don’t have to because that’s not what true optimism is about.

Effects of Immigration From Impoverished Nations

Effects of Immigration From Impoverished Nations

The answer varies considerably depending upon the circumstances and people affected, but some eye-opening patterns are present.

Why Hiring the ‘Best’ People Produces the Least Creative Results

Why Hiring the ‘Best’ People Produces the Least Creative Results

"Having people who have different mental perspectives is what’s important. If you want to explore things you haven’t explored, having people who look just like you and think just like you is not the best way."

FISA Memo: Who controls our government?

FISA Memo: Who controls our government?

If the allegations are true, the country could be facing the worst scandal in all of its history. 

5 Takeaways From that Memo on the FBI

5 Takeaways From that Memo on the FBI

The Nunes memo has been released. Here's what's in it. 

20 Undisputed Facts About the FBI’s Investigations into Clinton and Trump

20 Undisputed Facts About the FBI’s Investigations into Clinton and Trump

Regardless of the contents of the newly released memo and the outcome of the Mueller probe, it’s clear that a second probe is necessary to investigate what exactly was going on at the FBI.

Is Direct Primary Care the Future of Medicine?

Is Direct Primary Care the Future of Medicine?

Would we experience better care, lower prices, and less intrusion by third parties if we brought the modern doctor back to the local community?

The Ideology Behind “So What You’re Saying Is...”

The Ideology Behind “So What You’re Saying Is...”

When it comes to ideas of prejudice, we really are speaking a different language.

A Century Ago, Progressives Were the Ones Shouting 'Fake News'

A Century Ago, Progressives Were the Ones Shouting 'Fake News'

No, Donald Trump didn't coin the term "fake news."

‘Critical Thinking’—Everyone Talks About It; No One Seems to Know What It Means

‘Critical Thinking’—Everyone Talks About It; No One Seems to Know What It Means

It used to go by another name: "Logic".

Climate Scientist Launches GoFundMe Page in Response to University’s Gag Order

Climate Scientist Launches GoFundMe Page in Response to University’s Gag Order

James Cook University professor Peter Ridd was censured and gagged after publicly expressing concerns about the vetting process of scientific research.

Why You Should Read and Write Poetry

Why You Should Read and Write Poetry

Writing poetry will help you engage with your emotions in a smart way, and that will help you know yourself and understand others.

Understanding the Cultural Left's Intolerance

Understanding the Cultural Left's Intolerance

The Soviet historian Martin Malia observed that Marx's teachings advocated opposition against any person possessing the wrong “consciousness.”

Why I teach a course called 'White Racism'

Why I teach a course called 'White Racism'

Should the concept of white racism be taught in universities?

Wendell Berry on Consumerism in America

Wendell Berry on Consumerism in America

In the modern age of “progress”, men and women of the Western world have gradually lost the ability to do things for themselves.

Thomas Sowell: A Beacon of Reason in a Nonsensical World

Thomas Sowell: A Beacon of Reason in a Nonsensical World

Here are 25 quotes from Thomas Sowell, one of America's most outspoken luminaries.

The Pentagon Hunts for UFOs. Can You Guess How Much It Costs?

The Pentagon Hunts for UFOs. Can You Guess How Much It Costs?

Aliens are going to have a bad first impression of us if the first humans they meet are government bureaucrats.

Is it Time to Be Honest About Ethanol?

Is it Time to Be Honest About Ethanol?

Ethanol mandates raise the price of fuel, harms businesses, and create no green benefit. So why do we impose them?

Why Do Mothers Feel So Guilty?

Why Do Mothers Feel So Guilty?

Are we denying them the ability to perform one of their greatest desires well?

How Trump is Retooling Politics for the 21st Century

How Trump is Retooling Politics for the 21st Century

A professor at the University of Waterloo says President Trump is seeking to remake government in a manner that has not been done since FDR.

Why Do Mormons Stockpile Food?

Why Do Mormons Stockpile Food?

When apocalyptic fervor periodically whips up, many people point to the Mormons as those who are best prepared for a doomsday scenario.

8 Characteristics of a Rational Soul

8 Characteristics of a Rational Soul

Nearly two thousand years ago, a well-known philosopher laid out the characteristics that make up a rational person. 

Today's Students Suffer from School Bell Tyranny

Today's Students Suffer from School Bell Tyranny

If we train children to operate as “machines,” then how can we expect them to behave with natural curiosity and excitement when it comes to learning?

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