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If you care about your cause, don’t do this.

If you care about your cause, don’t do this.

There was a “triggering” UMass College

Liberals Can Be Anti-Science Too

Liberals Can Be Anti-Science Too

The sacred cows just look different. 

10 Impressive Insights from Teddy Roosevelt

10 Impressive Insights from Teddy Roosevelt

The Rough Rider had a lot to say. 

Psychologist on the Breakdown of Discourse: ‘I’m a Liberal Professor and My Liberal Students Scare Me’

Psychologist on the Breakdown of Discourse: ‘I’m a Liberal Professor and My Liberal Students Scare Me’

In a debate at NYU, Jonathan Haidt discussed the roots of intolerance across college campuses.

Did Noam Chomsky Just Dish a Secret on Socialism in America?

Did Noam Chomsky Just Dish a Secret on Socialism in America?

At an event Tuesday, he said Bernie Sanders is ‘basically a mainstream New Deal Democrat.’ Is he right? 

Is the White House Getting Too Friendly with Google?

Is the White House Getting Too Friendly with Google?

Given what we all sense is Google’s heavy involvement in our personal lives, does such close connection and interaction with the government make you nervous?

Is the Current Economy Killing People?

Is the Current Economy Killing People?

According to the CDC, suicide rates are higher than during the Great Depression.

Apprehensions at US-Mexico Border Reach 40-Year Low

Apprehensions at US-Mexico Border Reach 40-Year Low

Is the US turning a blind eye to illegal immigrants?

More Evidence that America’s Education System is Getting Worse

More Evidence that America’s Education System is Getting Worse

Are parents going to have to take matters into their own hands and fill the many holes being left by today’s education system?

How 'Rights' Have Gone Wrong

How 'Rights' Have Gone Wrong

The Founding Fathers debated whether the Constitution should include a Bill of Rights at all. 

Are Men Just Better at Math and Science Than Women?

Are Men Just Better at Math and Science Than Women?

Two Harvard scientists debate the question.

Is Propaganda Necessary in the Modern World?

Is Propaganda Necessary in the Modern World?

The 'Father of Public Relations' thought so. 

'Alloparenting' Is Not a Replacement for the Traditional Family

'Alloparenting' Is Not a Replacement for the Traditional Family

Alloparenting consists in both extended family and non-related people, mostly female, being primary or regular caregivers for young children, especially infants.

What the Bathroom Wars Really Mean

What the Bathroom Wars Really Mean

There's an important philosophical question at the heart of them.

Our Grievances Fuel Political Demagogues

Our Grievances Fuel Political Demagogues

When we take responsibility for our feelings, we find more choices available to us. 

9 Ever-Relevant Quotes from Machiavelli’s 'The Prince'

9 Ever-Relevant Quotes from Machiavelli’s 'The Prince'

From the Renaissance humanist's most famous and influential work.

Progressives Have a Dilemma When It Comes to 'Gender'

Progressives Have a Dilemma When It Comes to 'Gender'

And this meme brilliantly presents it. 

Why Don't People Change Their Minds? It's All About Survival

Why Don't People Change Their Minds? It's All About Survival

If the current political campaigns have revealed anything about Americans, it is that they loathe changing their minds.

5 Quotes from Harriet Tubman, the New Face of the $20 Bill

5 Quotes from Harriet Tubman, the New Face of the $20 Bill

“I started with this idea in my head, ‘Dere’s two things I’ve got a right to, and dese are, Death or Liberty..."

The Reading Level of the 2016 Debates vs. the Lincoln-Douglas Debates

The Reading Level of the 2016 Debates vs. the Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Has the tendency toward an easier reading diet both in school and in everyday life dulled many people’s ability to process and understand important concepts?

Tocqueville: How Individualism is a Sign of Equality

Tocqueville: How Individualism is a Sign of Equality

When it comes to an emphasis on the individual, Americans lead the pack.

5’9” White Guy: ‘I’m a 6’5” Chinese woman’
Chesterton: Newspapers are 'the hobbies of a few rich men'

Chesterton: Newspapers are 'the hobbies of a few rich men'

100 years ago, G.K. Chesterton wrote about the dangers of the press.

Is America Ripe for a Dictator?

Is America Ripe for a Dictator?

Here are the conditions that have given rise to dictators in the past.

7 Relevant Quotes for Tax Day

7 Relevant Quotes for Tax Day

Words to ponder in the face of a lighter wallet...

Trump and Hillary: One and the Same?

Trump and Hillary: One and the Same?

Maybe America is really not as divided as we’ve been led to believe.

The Big Problem with Incest isn’t Genetic

The Big Problem with Incest isn’t Genetic

It's the sexual competition. 

The Real Debate is over Human Nature

The Real Debate is over Human Nature

Is there evil in the heart of all men?

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