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Exchange Student: Chinese campus more tolerant than NYU

Exchange Student: Chinese campus more tolerant than NYU

An NYU student studying abroad said the campus she's visiting in Shanghai is more welcoming to debate and opposing ideas than NYU.

When Religious Freedom and Gender Equality Collide

When Religious Freedom and Gender Equality Collide

Should a student’s freedom of conscience take precedence over a teacher’s rights? (This is not a hypothetical question.)

Sword Hunt: Why an ancient ruler confiscated all swords in Japan

Sword Hunt: Why an ancient ruler confiscated all swords in Japan

In 16th century Japan, a man named Toyotomi Hideyoshi tried to confiscate every single sword in Japan not owned by a samurai.

Solzhenitsyn, Suffering, and the Meaning of Life

Solzhenitsyn, Suffering, and the Meaning of Life

The purpose of life is not worldly riches and the creature comforts they can purchase. Such trinkets can never satisfy the needs of the soul.

Decentralization: The Secret of Swiss Success
The strange history of ‘Mein Kampf’ in France

The strange history of ‘Mein Kampf’ in France

The first French edition of “Mein Kampf” was published in 1934 by an eccentric, right-wing publisher named Fernand Sorlot.

Is Society Destroying the Kind of Women Men Want?

Is Society Destroying the Kind of Women Men Want?

Today's men are uninterested in women who act as self-absorbed attention seekers.

Did Madison Give Us a Logical Solution to Immigration?

Did Madison Give Us a Logical Solution to Immigration?

Sixty-two percent of Americans believe that the immigration system is broken.

Fertility is Plummeting Worldwide

Fertility is Plummeting Worldwide

Is the trend a path to sustainability or a 'demographic time bomb'?

Proverbs from the Bible Non-Believers Might Like

Proverbs from the Bible Non-Believers Might Like

The Bible isn't all fire and brimstone. 

Geniuses Possess This One Common Trait

Geniuses Possess This One Common Trait

An author and historian says a single characteristic is common among the many brilliant people he’s studied. 

Do Today’s Fashions Turn Women into Sex Objects?

Do Today’s Fashions Turn Women into Sex Objects?

In our quest to “empower” women, have we actually constrained them more?

Are Americans Becoming Less Patriotic?

Are Americans Becoming Less Patriotic?

65% of Israeli high school students say "It's good to die for our country." Would American students say the same?

Britain is leaving the EU – will other countries follow?

Britain is leaving the EU – will other countries follow?

Could we be witnessing the end of the European Union? 

How Bonhoeffer Dealt with the Despair of World Chaos

How Bonhoeffer Dealt with the Despair of World Chaos

The chaos of the world makes many individuals want to throw up their hands and go hide in a bunker until the problems pass.

Australia’s Gun Control 'Success' Story

Australia’s Gun Control 'Success' Story

A few important parts have been left out. 

Why Do U.S. Schools Focus So Much on Self-Esteem?

Why Do U.S. Schools Focus So Much on Self-Esteem?

Is the "I'm as good as you" concept destroying American education?

Studying Shakespeare Brings School 40% Jump in Test Scores

Studying Shakespeare Brings School 40% Jump in Test Scores

Despite the potential for limited understanding, the school started teaching and performing Shakespeare and the effects were remarkable.

What U.S. Students Miss by Not Learning Latin

What U.S. Students Miss by Not Learning Latin

A 15 year-old student from Athens, Georgia made waves when he won an international Latin competition.

Why Are Basic Manners Becoming So Rare?

Why Are Basic Manners Becoming So Rare?

The use of polite language in every day conversation shouldn’t be unique.

Campus Institutes 24/7 Surveillance of Students

Campus Institutes 24/7 Surveillance of Students

It's in the dorms as well as the classrooms.

Latin America: Way more violent than the U.S.
Oxford Scholar: 5 Problems with Today’s Education System

Oxford Scholar: 5 Problems with Today’s Education System

Is the biggest defect of today’s education system the fact that we have failed to teach children to learn and think for themselves?

Is School Violence Linked to the Breakdown of the Family?

Is School Violence Linked to the Breakdown of the Family?

With the breakdown of the family there are an increasing number of children who have failed to make these attachments because their family is in chaos.

Does Arranged Marriage Deserve a Second Chance?

Does Arranged Marriage Deserve a Second Chance?

Marriage is in a free fall. Is it time rethink some things?

The UN’s Rape Squads Need to Be Exposed

The UN’s Rape Squads Need to Be Exposed

A UN whistleblower resigned in protest this week over the biggest scandal to ever hit the UN.

Would You Survive Ancient Rome?
Refugees vs. Immigrants: Let's Not Conflate the Two

Refugees vs. Immigrants: Let's Not Conflate the Two

Let's skip the parallels between Europeans who sought refuge in the Middle East and today's Syrian refugee crisis. 

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