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About Those Apparitions Who Shook Down Scrooge for Money

About Those Apparitions Who Shook Down Scrooge for Money

What was the real purpose of this psychological waterboarding?

The Politicization of Everything

The Politicization of Everything

Cereal producers, family television hosts, beer companies, and shoemakers have all been pulled into America’s political sideshow. 

Quiz: What's Your Purpose in Life?

Quiz: What's Your Purpose in Life?

Take a look at these thought-provoking quotes and see which answer leads you to your life purpose.

Old Man Potter: The Real Hero of 'It's a Wonderful Life'

Old Man Potter: The Real Hero of 'It's a Wonderful Life'

It is not an exaggeration to say that without Henry Potter, Bedford Falls would cease to exist.

The Moral Problem with that  'Last Tango' Rape Scene

The Moral Problem with that 'Last Tango' Rape Scene

A famous scene from the 1972 film 'The Last Tango in Paris' was shot by violating a very basic requirement for exercising moral agency.

Media’s Hit Job on Chip and Joanna Gaines is Dangerous

Media’s Hit Job on Chip and Joanna Gaines is Dangerous

One wonders if the folks at BuzzFeed might try a similar tactic with prominent Muslims who worship at mosques. 

Tim Allen Show Roasts Political Correctness in Academia

Tim Allen Show Roasts Political Correctness in Academia

It’s a pretty funny clip. The sad part is that there are students paying $3,000 a credit for this stuff. 

Mike Rowe on the College President Who Ditched the Flag

Mike Rowe on the College President Who Ditched the Flag

Why is it that no one burns flags at trade schools?

Hollywood’s Disgraceful Hero-Worship of Castro

Hollywood’s Disgraceful Hero-Worship of Castro

Castro’s own daughter sought asylum in the United States and denounced her father as “a tyrant.” 

Wahlberg: ‘Out of Touch’ Celebs Should Shut Up About Politics
Even the Left is Getting Tired of PC Thanksgivings

Even the Left is Getting Tired of PC Thanksgivings

Is it possible that we might go back to a plain, common sense Thanksgiving, uncorrupted by any PC-nonsense?

HBO’s ‘Westworld' is Amazing

HBO’s ‘Westworld' is Amazing

It might be science fiction, but Westworld grapples with moral questions that we are already facing in the present.

The Great Celebrity Freak-Out Over Donald Trump

The Great Celebrity Freak-Out Over Donald Trump

It's a meltdown of epic proportions.

20 of Shakespeare’s Most Blistering Insults
Dave Chappelle’s Poignant SNL Monologue Goes Viral

Dave Chappelle’s Poignant SNL Monologue Goes Viral

The comedian known for his edgy humor ended his SNL monologue with a plea for unity at a time when Americans are deeply divided.

Children Are Actually Getting Fatter on Summer Break
Stephen King’s 6 Favorite Stephen King Movies

Stephen King’s 6 Favorite Stephen King Movies

And the celebrated movie he hated.

‘Sweet Land of Liberty’: Colin Kaepernick and Freedom of Speech

‘Sweet Land of Liberty’: Colin Kaepernick and Freedom of Speech

Kaepernick is exercising more than his right to free speech.

Did Pediatricians Really Say More Screen Time is Okay?

Did Pediatricians Really Say More Screen Time is Okay?

Or are they only telling us what we all want to hear?

Being Moral Means You Can Never Do Enough

Being Moral Means You Can Never Do Enough

Philosophers refer to versions of this concern as the ‘demandingness objection’. Its advocates claim that a moral theory that would ask so much.

C.S. Lewis: 3 Reasons Why Students Should Read Old Books

C.S. Lewis: 3 Reasons Why Students Should Read Old Books

"We all, therefore, need the books that will correct the characteristic mistakes of our own period. And that means the old books."

Why There Are No Kids' Menus in Italy
Does Watching TV Together Count as ‘Family Bonding’?

Does Watching TV Together Count as ‘Family Bonding’?

A new study found that is the most common activity used to ‘bring the whole family together.’

How Your Name Can Predict How You’ll Vote
Before Indiana Jones came Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron

Before Indiana Jones came Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron

The image of the Orientalist-hero that he pioneered not only endured but grew into a celebrated and symbolic archetype of Western culture.

Can’t Hold Your Liquor? Blame Your Eye Color

Can’t Hold Your Liquor? Blame Your Eye Color

Research indicates that eye color might actually be a better indicator of one's drinking tolerance than body weight.

How to Vote for President When You Don’t Like the Candidates

How to Vote for President When You Don’t Like the Candidates

What do voters do when they consider all of the options bad?

Should Female Chess Champions Be Forced to Wear a Hijab?

Should Female Chess Champions Be Forced to Wear a Hijab?

They'll have to at the 2017 chess championship in Iran.

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