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15 Thoughts from the Father of Modern Propaganda

15 Thoughts from the Father of Modern Propaganda

Edward Bernays was surprisingly transparent when sharing his perspective.

14 Nuggets of Wisdom from Wendell Berry

14 Nuggets of Wisdom from Wendell Berry

From the poet-farmer.

Why Rachel Dolezal Doesn't Matter, But Should

Why Rachel Dolezal Doesn't Matter, But Should

Some transgender advocates seem guilty of a philosophical inconsistency.

10 Tips for Being a Better Conversationalist

10 Tips for Being a Better Conversationalist

How can we revive the art of conversation?

The Homogenization of America

The Homogenization of America

One of the underlying drivers for the homogenization of America has been the rise of relativism.

War of the Worlds: How the Media “Creates” News

War of the Worlds: How the Media “Creates” News

A sobering reminder to those of us living in a media-saturated age.

Preschoolers Increasingly Using Tablets without Supervision

Preschoolers Increasingly Using Tablets without Supervision

The heads of many tech companies exercise a lot of oversight of their children’s use of electronics. Should other parents do the same?

Russell Brand: Porn is Bad

Russell Brand: Porn is Bad

Yeah, we were confused too. 

This 1960s Greek Village Was Cut Off from the Modern World

This 1960s Greek Village Was Cut Off from the Modern World

Here's what life looked like there.

The Medieval Period was a Dark Age? Don't be Ignorant.

The Medieval Period was a Dark Age? Don't be Ignorant.

They accomplished far more than moderns like to remember. 

We're All Narcissus Now

We're All Narcissus Now

Mirrors and smartphones, self-love to death.  

Was Hungary Right to Build a Wall?

Was Hungary Right to Build a Wall?

A little country says 'no' to Syrian migrants. 

11 Sobering Quotes from Alexsandr Solzhenitsyn

11 Sobering Quotes from Alexsandr Solzhenitsyn

From the great Russian novelist (1918-2008).

Ben Franklin never forgot this conversation with his father...

Ben Franklin never forgot this conversation with his father...

The story according to Nathaniel Hawthorne.

This Feminist is SO NOT a Caitlyn Jenner Fan

This Feminist is SO NOT a Caitlyn Jenner Fan

When one PC agenda collides with another, this is what it looks like.

Good job, REI!

Good job, REI!

Some folks are getting paid for taking Black Friday off.

Really, Mr. President?

Really, Mr. President?

When only 22% of Black students are reading at grade level, you shouldn’t be sending congratulations.

Makers vs. Takers

Makers vs. Takers

The little red hen did all the work.

This 1848 Essay Perfectly Portrays the 2016 Election

This 1848 Essay Perfectly Portrays the 2016 Election

If we want sanity restored to U.S. elections, then perhaps we would be wise to follow this advice.

These John Paul II Quotes will Cause a Stir

These John Paul II Quotes will Cause a Stir

He covers socialism, the market, poverty, the environment, and the family. 

Viktor Frankl on Finding Meaning in Suffering

Viktor Frankl on Finding Meaning in Suffering

Learn from someone who survived Auschwitz. 

Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose Handgun Bans

Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose Handgun Bans

Only a quarter of Americans believe that handguns should be banned.

Sex is Dangerous

Sex is Dangerous

Your life can be ruined in a flash. 

You won’t believe how little Boomers saved

You won’t believe how little Boomers saved

If you’re young and have nothing saved, be glad you’re not old with nothing saved. 

New Study: Marriage is Better for the Economy

New Study: Marriage is Better for the Economy

States with higher marriage rates also have a higher GDP.

5 Dangers of TV

5 Dangers of TV

“Of all the things in my life, it was such a waste of the short time I had.”

Boomers: You Made Us

Boomers: You Made Us

Rather than constantly ripping their children, perhaps it’s time for Boomers to make up for what didn’t happen long ago. 

Why Everyone Should Be an Ascetic

Why Everyone Should Be an Ascetic

"Asceticism" is related to the word "ethics."

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