Religion

Professor: America’s Public Schools Have Always Been ‘Religious’

Professor: America’s Public Schools Have Always Been ‘Religious’

Prof. Charles Glenn shows that the creation of public schools was the triumph of one particular form of religion over others.

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.

Is Eliminating Jobs Really ‘Progress’?

Is Eliminating Jobs Really ‘Progress’?

Amazon grocery stores will eliminate waiting in lines... and jobs.

How Our Contradictions Make Us Human

How Our Contradictions Make Us Human

Contradictions are omnipresent in our intrapersonal life and they are particularly visible when strong beliefs come into play.

Does God See Humans as His Children or His Servants?

Does God See Humans as His Children or His Servants?

The question gets to the heart of a fundamental theological difference between Christianity and Islam.

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.

Why Self-Discipline Must Be Selfish

Why Self-Discipline Must Be Selfish

 The work, the learning, the exercise, the diet: all of the things you intend to do, but don’t. Who’s it all for?

What Spawned Abdul Artan’s Rage?

What Spawned Abdul Artan’s Rage?

Friends and students described the now-dead Ohio State student as bright, humble, and nice. So what went wrong?   

Chesterton: In Defense of Eating that Christmas Turkey

Chesterton: In Defense of Eating that Christmas Turkey

The holiday season is here, and with it comes the dance to make sure nobody is offended.

C.S. Lewis on How the Ego Thwarts Prayer

C.S. Lewis on How the Ego Thwarts Prayer

Is prayer all too often thwarted by the inflated egos of humanity?

Why Donald Trump Should Heed Plato on Foreign Policy

Why Donald Trump Should Heed Plato on Foreign Policy

Does the ancient Greek philosopher offer a new way forward? 

10 Lessons Marcus Aurelius Learned From His Father

10 Lessons Marcus Aurelius Learned From His Father

The last of Rome’s Five Great Emperors left a record of important life-lessons he learned from his adopted father. 

5 Reasons People Tend to Get Happier as They Grow Older

5 Reasons People Tend to Get Happier as They Grow Older

Getting through the 30s and early 40s is key. 

When the Words ‘His’ and ‘Hers’ Become Heresy

When the Words ‘His’ and ‘Hers’ Become Heresy

Have we finally arrived at the future Orwell predicted? 

Why are so Many Millennials Emotionally Fragile?

Why are so Many Millennials Emotionally Fragile?

Is it because we now live in a world where feelings matter more than anything else?

PC Killed One Professor’s Popular Philosophy Course

PC Killed One Professor’s Popular Philosophy Course

Is it time we insist our educational institutions begin instructing students to think for themselves instead of indoctrinating them with PC ideas?

Hitler’s Religion: The Twisted Beliefs That Drove the Third Reich

Hitler’s Religion: The Twisted Beliefs That Drove the Third Reich

What if Hitler was neither Christian nor an atheist but still religious in his worldview?

Christians Face Surge of Intolerance, Discrimination

Christians Face Surge of Intolerance, Discrimination

There is a slippery slope from intolerance, to discrimination, to hate crimes and hate speech.

Can the Virtue of Simple Living be Rediscoverd in a Postmodern World?

Can the Virtue of Simple Living be Rediscoverd in a Postmodern World?

In pre-modern times, the discrepancy between the simple life philosophers advised and how people actually lived was not so great.

Would the Pentagon Benefit from a ‘Philosopher-in-Chief’?

Would the Pentagon Benefit from a ‘Philosopher-in-Chief’?

A writer at a current affairs magazine says yes.

Can America Revive the Idea of a Day of Rest?

Can America Revive the Idea of a Day of Rest?

Would we all benefit from returning to a weekly day of rest?

3 Reasons We Don’t We Feel More Gratitude for Our Bounty

3 Reasons We Don’t We Feel More Gratitude for Our Bounty

How often do we overestimate our own contributions and underestimate the contributions of others?

Couple Blocked From Adopting After Saying Kids Should Have a Mum and a Dad
Why People Want So Badly to Categorize You

Why People Want So Badly to Categorize You

During the recent election, most of you were probably called either a “conservative” or a “liberal”.

Was Shakespeare Really a Nihilist?

Was Shakespeare Really a Nihilist?

In order to answer the question, we need to know the difference between what Shakespeare said and what Shakespeare wrote.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Social Media

The 7 Deadly Sins of Social Media

Tinder is lust. Netflix is sloth ... and it all adds up to idolatry.

Are We Living in a ‘Post-Truth’ World?

Are We Living in a ‘Post-Truth’ World?

Not quite, at least not in the way the liberal intelligentsia mean it.

What is the Alt-Right?

What is the Alt-Right?

The alt-right has been described as a 'Dark Enlightenment' movement that seeks to dismantle mainstream conservatism.

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