Religion

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

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?

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’?

A writer at a current affairs magazine says yes.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is now mostly about getting together as family, eating a big meal, and gearing up for the Christmas shopping.

Thanksgiving According to the Founding Fathers

5 quotes which go beyond gratitude for turkey and pie.

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

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

Why Thanksgiving is on the Last Thursday in November

President Lincoln did it during the Civil War. 

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?

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

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

3 Tips from Aristotle on Fighting Loneliness

Wisdom On Loving and Being Loved

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.

The Most Beautiful Passage on Sorrow in Literature

It comes in a nineteenth century comedy about three men (and a dog) who take a boating trip down the Thames River. 

The Perils of a Life in Isolation

It’s clear that meaningful connection to other people is as essential to health as the air we breathe.

HBO’s ‘Westworld' is Amazing

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

Sorites Paradox: When is a Heap of Sand No Longer a Heap?

The logic puzzle can teach a lesson on the importance of using precise language.

Building Walls for Protection is Not Immoral or Unchristian

The pope and many others fail to make a distinction between a wall designed to keep people in and a wall built to keep people out. 

Why More Colleges Are Turning a Blind Eye to Cheating

What happens when watering down academic integrity standards makes good business sense? 

How the Bible Won a WWI Battle

A culturally literate person knows the Bible...

Our Expectations Are Making Us Miserable

The more we live life in the force field of our expectations, the more disappointment, frustration, anxiety, and anger we experience.

Sacrificing Diversity in the Name of ‘Diversity’

Proponents of ‘diversity’ aren’t really seeking diversity; it is conformity they demand.  

Why Saying 'God Is in Control' Isn't Helpful

Leading up to the election and on election day, I repeatedly encountered people calming their fears by saying this.

Notre Dame Prof: America Can’t Be Saved; It Must Be Re-Founded

Is America's decline a logical result of its founding principles? 

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