Culture

Everything’s Political—Even Your Food Choices

Everything’s Political—Even Your Food Choices

Let's get the gender debates out of our plates and leave them in the women's studies departments instead.

Raising Honest Kids in a Post-Truth World

Raising Honest Kids in a Post-Truth World

We need to fight back against a culture that tells our kids that truthfulness does not matter.

Why This City Is America's Murder Capital

Why This City Is America's Murder Capital

Do you know the murder capital of the U.S.? It’s not Detroit. Not Chicago, L.A., or the Big Apple. 

5 Non-Political Tidbits about Trump’s Supreme Court Pick

5 Non-Political Tidbits about Trump’s Supreme Court Pick

Since I’m sick of politics, I decided to check out the more personal side of the man who could possibly be the next SCOTUS justice.

Bill Clinton’s 1995 State of the Union is Going Viral

Bill Clinton’s 1995 State of the Union is Going Viral

Clinton's language is closer to that of the current occupant of the White House than Trump's two predecessors.

The News Media Needs to Keep You Angry

The News Media Needs to Keep You Angry

If they don't, they won't survive.

Euthanasia Could Save Canada Millions in Healthcare Costs

Euthanasia Could Save Canada Millions in Healthcare Costs

“Medical assistance in dying" could save Canada as much as $138.8 million annually.

Hatred of Trump Reveals the Hatred Within

Hatred of Trump Reveals the Hatred Within

Those leading the boycott may be suffering from what one author calls the Othello Principle: “The eye sees what the mind looks for.”

People of Color Can't Be Racist Says New College Guide

People of Color Can't Be Racist Says New College Guide

There is some disagreement on what racism actually is. So let's look at the history.  

Do Men Secretly Want Stay-at-Home Wives?

Do Men Secretly Want Stay-at-Home Wives?

Are men afraid to tell women their true desires?

'La La Land': A Glorious Movie that Succumbs to Pessimism

'La La Land': A Glorious Movie that Succumbs to Pessimism

'La La Land' is a stunning achievement. And yet there is something very wrong.

My Kindergartner Was Told Trump Was Going to Kill ‘All the Girls in the U.S.’

My Kindergartner Was Told Trump Was Going to Kill ‘All the Girls in the U.S.’

We don't use rhetoric responsibly in 21st century America. 

Second Grade Reading Textbooks: 1879 vs. Today

Second Grade Reading Textbooks: 1879 vs. Today

There are two major differences between the texts used today and those used in the schools of the past.
 

What the 7 Countries Included in Trump's Ban Have in Common

What the 7 Countries Included in Trump's Ban Have in Common

Are they are all majority Muslim? Yes. Another commonality is war.

Is Parental Fear of Boredom Overworking Kids?

Is Parental Fear of Boredom Overworking Kids?

Growing up, I knew better than to utter those two infamous words of childhood: “I’m bored.”

Super-Rich Survivalists Are Preparing for an Apocalypse

Super-Rich Survivalists Are Preparing for an Apocalypse

Should this be a cause of concern?

‘On Bullshit’: A Text for the Times

‘On Bullshit’: A Text for the Times

Harry Frankfurt's minor classic sheds light on the Trump phenomenon.

The Human-Pig: Is C.S. Lewis’ 1944 Prediction Coming True?

The Human-Pig: Is C.S. Lewis’ 1944 Prediction Coming True?

Will our efforts to manipulate mankind through science only end in dehumanizing our own selves?

America’s Demise: Trump’s a Sign, not the Cause

America’s Demise: Trump’s a Sign, not the Cause

Richard Stengel writes in the Atlantic that the American Century is over and Trump’s to blame. He’s only half right.

Camus and Sartre: How Communism Drove them Apart

Camus and Sartre: How Communism Drove them Apart

In 'The Rebel,' Camus declared for a peaceful socialism that would not resort to revolutionary violence. Sartre read the book with disgust.

Our Culture is Dead

Our Culture is Dead

Anthony Esolen isn’t saying our culture is vulgar and debased. He’s saying it no longer exists.

‘This is Library!’: Watch a student trying to study rudely interrupt a mob of protestors

‘This is Library!’: Watch a student trying to study rudely interrupt a mob of protestors

What’s he doing trying to study? Didn’t he realize he’s at a university?

How to Raise Kids to Be Leaders—Not Twitter Trolls

How to Raise Kids to Be Leaders—Not Twitter Trolls

The supreme advantage of debate is that it compels a man to think. A man is not a man unless he is a thinker—he is a fool having no ideas of his own.

Is it Still Important to Teach Children to Sew?

Is it Still Important to Teach Children to Sew?

"I think the disconnection [to sewing] comes from schools. They don’t have life-learning events in schools anymore...."

How to Break the Deadbeat Dad Cycle

How to Break the Deadbeat Dad Cycle

A new NYU study suggests men want to be better dads—many just don’t know how.

Are We Already Fighting the 2nd Civil War?

Are We Already Fighting the 2nd Civil War?

A conservative pundit recently made the claim that "America is currently fighting its Second Civil War."

Fact Check: Do 74% of Californians Really Oppose Sanctuary Cities?

Fact Check: Do 74% of Californians Really Oppose Sanctuary Cities?

A poll circulating online claims nearly three out of four Californians oppose sanctuary cities. But is the poll legit?

Systemic Racism or the Collapse of the Family?

Systemic Racism or the Collapse of the Family?

Those on the left and right have very different “what’s wrong with America” narratives—especially on the subject of race.

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