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Five Simple Dating Tips Today’s Young People Have Forgotten

Five Simple Dating Tips Today’s Young People Have Forgotten

Professor Kerry Cronin and her famous dating class at Boston College are back in the news.

'Much Ado about Nothing': Shakespeare’s Answer to #MeToo

'Much Ado about Nothing': Shakespeare’s Answer to #MeToo

Shakespeare's solution to toxic masculinity is a message we would be wise to consider.

America Finally Admits Recycling Doesn’t Work

America Finally Admits Recycling Doesn’t Work

It’s time to admit the recycling mania is a giant placebo.

The Ignored Factor in New Zealand’s Mass Shooting

The Ignored Factor in New Zealand’s Mass Shooting

Lots of things poisoned Brenton Tarrant's mind. But why hasn't anyone mentioned divorce?

Marvel’s Mentorship Crisis

Marvel’s Mentorship Crisis

Do the failed fathers and mentors of MCU reflect failed fatherhood and mentorship in current American culture?

Twitter Removed My Blue Checkmark After I Took My Husband’s Last Name. Here’s How I Got It Back.

Twitter Removed My Blue Checkmark After I Took My Husband’s Last Name. Here’s How I Got It Back.

This little scenario reminded me of a basic truth: Civil engagement must come before outrage.

Politicizing Pediatrics: How the AAP’s Transgender Guidelines Undermine Trust in Medical Authority

Politicizing Pediatrics: How the AAP’s Transgender Guidelines Undermine Trust in Medical Authority

The American Academy of Pediatrics has unfortunately taken a major step that, if not reversed, will undermine that trust.

 Why the Recent Push for the Equal Rights Amendment Isn’t Necessary

Why the Recent Push for the Equal Rights Amendment Isn’t Necessary

The current push to pass the ERA arguably has nothing to do with legal equality...

Don’t Pet the Jaguars: The Consequences of Humanizing Animals

Don’t Pet the Jaguars: The Consequences of Humanizing Animals

As a society, is it time that we stop sheltering ourselves from reality and come to grips with the fact that humans and animals are very different?

Can Paedophilia Stage a Comeback?

Can Paedophilia Stage a Comeback?

Our culture may have got a lot of things wrong about sex, but it got one thing right: paedophilia is a terrible crime.

Questions, But No Answer

Questions, But No Answer

“Well, I am just plain bumfuzzled.”

The Myth of American Meritocracy

The Myth of American Meritocracy

 A college bribery scandal reveals an ugly truth.

Former Navy SEAL Suggests 3 Reasons Young People Are Buying into Socialism

Former Navy SEAL Suggests 3 Reasons Young People Are Buying into Socialism

"It's a lack of gratitude," notes U.S. Representative Dan Crenshaw.

The Most Intolerant County in America (and the Most Tolerant City)
7 Ways to Find Truth in a Clickbait World

7 Ways to Find Truth in a Clickbait World

We live in a time when too much of our news resembles something between the Pravda and the Onion.

Three-Quarters of Parents ‘Adulting’ for Their Grown Children

Three-Quarters of Parents ‘Adulting’ for Their Grown Children

When should parents transfer responsibility to their children?

7 Reasons Why the Equality Act Is Anything But

7 Reasons Why the Equality Act Is Anything But

The writing is on the wall: The Equality Act is anything but.

How Storytelling Could Revitalize U.S. History Scores

How Storytelling Could Revitalize U.S. History Scores

Whatever I teach, I teach storytelling.

Class Struggle and the End of Identity Politics

Class Struggle and the End of Identity Politics

The end of identity politics is that you end up in a class of one.

Why We Need a Socialist Dating Market

Why We Need a Socialist Dating Market

Dating apps like Tinder  have created a large, unregulated market for dating.  But here is where capitalism fails. Every man can join a dating app, few will ever get a date.  

Life Lessons from a Modern-Day Lighthouse Keeper

Life Lessons from a Modern-Day Lighthouse Keeper

Split Rock Lighthouse keeper Lee Radzak is leaving the job after 36 years. What made him stay so long?

Seven Ways to Remain Sane in an Age of Insanity

Seven Ways to Remain Sane in an Age of Insanity

All of us, liberals and conservatives, need laughter. Not the snide humor of some late-night comedians, mind you, but the rolling guffaw our attackers deserve, a belly laugh of epic proportions.

 

The Carl Jung Behind Jordan Peterson

The Carl Jung Behind Jordan Peterson

The Swiss psychologist foresaw and lamented the West's break with tradition and the loneliness of modernity.

Media Hostility Could Help Trump Win Reelection

Media Hostility Could Help Trump Win Reelection

Those who “don’t remember history are condemned to repeat it.” But the hostile media apparently don’t remember history and are at it again.

I Was America’s First ‘Nonbinary’ Person. It Was All a Sham.

I Was America’s First ‘Nonbinary’ Person. It Was All a Sham.

Three years ago, I decided that I was neither male nor female, but nonbinary. Now, I want to live again as the man that I am.

The New Moralism of Female Leaders

The New Moralism of Female Leaders

If we truly believe men and women to be equal, then does that include the capacity for mistakes?

Is Contentment Possible in the Midst of Calamity?

Is Contentment Possible in the Midst of Calamity?

G.K. Chesterton believed we have something to learn from the controversial and inflammatory Dominican friar Savonarola. Was he right?

New Houses Are Getting Smaller — But They're Still Much Larger Than What Your Grandparents Had

New Houses Are Getting Smaller — But They're Still Much Larger Than What Your Grandparents Had

Would city planners and neighborhood groups welcome a developer who planned to build a neighborhood of 1950s retro housing?

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