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‘Wimpy Kid’ Author Explains Why Today’s Kids Can’t Hold Conversations

‘Wimpy Kid’ Author Explains Why Today’s Kids Can’t Hold Conversations

It's a growing problem that the best-selling author is quite concerned about.

The First Amendment Protects a Dissenting Cake Baker, Not State Coercion

The First Amendment Protects a Dissenting Cake Baker, Not State Coercion

The Supreme Court case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission will decide if the government can force in baker to make a cake in violation of his conscience.

Why the Worst Humans Are Able to Rise to Power

Why the Worst Humans Are Able to Rise to Power

If individuals give up all their power to an authority, there are no longer any checks on power.

Phubbing is a Sign You Might Have a Problem

Phubbing is a Sign You Might Have a Problem

The urge to check social media is now stronger than the urge for sex, a recent study found.

Scholar: ‘Human Dignity’ Rare Before Christianity

Scholar: ‘Human Dignity’ Rare Before Christianity

There’s reason to believe that human dignity could become a rarity again in a post-Christian world.

Should More Schools Start Student-run Businesses?

Should More Schools Start Student-run Businesses?

Students at Lake Holcombe High School are getting a real-life crash course in what it takes to operating a business.

Muslim Inbreeding is a Huge Problem--And People Don't Want to Talk About It

Muslim Inbreeding is a Huge Problem--And People Don't Want to Talk About It

Marriage between cousins remains rampant in much of the Muslim world. And the results are truly tragic.

A 12-Year-Old Prodigy’s 5 Tips for Raising a Happy and Creative Child

A 12-Year-Old Prodigy’s 5 Tips for Raising a Happy and Creative Child

She's being hailed as a second Mozart... but does she owe part of her success to these five basic practices?

Student Loan Debt Isn’t Just a Problem for Millennials

Student Loan Debt Isn’t Just a Problem for Millennials

I’m sure there are a hundred more reasons why college tuition is so expensive, but at the very least we need to stop putting a band aid on the student loan crisis and start addressing why it happened.

Wanting Something Doesn't Make it a Human Right

Wanting Something Doesn't Make it a Human Right

Leonard Read wrote about “When Wishes Become Rights,” in his 1967 Deeper Than You Think.

Presidential Meddling with Private Companies is Not a New Problem

Presidential Meddling with Private Companies is Not a New Problem

However unjust the President Trump's actions with the NFL seem, they are simple extensions of the established norms of his predecessors.

An English Teacher Explains 5 Reasons Today’s Students Can’t Write

An English Teacher Explains 5 Reasons Today’s Students Can’t Write

College instructors have seen a dramatic decline in the writing abilities of students over the last 15 years. What's causing this problem?

Does Watching Porn Really Shrink Your Brain?

Does Watching Porn Really Shrink Your Brain?

German scientists published a paper that found men who watched high amounts of porn had less grey matter in some areas of the brain. But what does it mean?

Progressive Muslim: The Left Can’t Be Afraid to Criticize Islam

Progressive Muslim: The Left Can’t Be Afraid to Criticize Islam

Slate's Aymann Ismail interviews ex-Muslims and discovers that society may not be as open to diversity and debate as he once thought.

Should the Welfare State Be Abolished?

Should the Welfare State Be Abolished?

This whole topic is widely misunderstood.

Feminism is No Longer About Equality

Feminism is No Longer About Equality

Call me crazy, but I thought feminism was supposed to be about the equality of the sexes, not their division into competing camps.

UK's National Health Service Moves to Cut Healthcare for Smokers and the Obese

UK's National Health Service Moves to Cut Healthcare for Smokers and the Obese

The NHS recently released treatment guidelines stating that patients who are obese or smoke will be banned from receiving 'non-urgent' surgeries.

Addiction: Are We All Wrong About Its Causes?

Addiction: Are We All Wrong About Its Causes?

In his bestselling book 'Chasing the Scream,' British journalist Johann Hari says we're getting addiction all wrong.

How to Prevent Election Hacking? Paper Ballots

How to Prevent Election Hacking? Paper Ballots

One computer scientist admits that paper is the only safe option.

Why the Straw Man Fallacy Is Everywhere Today

Why the Straw Man Fallacy Is Everywhere Today

It's a favorite tactic of politicians. 

When Americans Tried – and Failed – to Reunite Christianity

When Americans Tried – and Failed – to Reunite Christianity

In the early 1900s, ambitious Protestants in the U.S. attempted the unthinkable.

Psychotherapist: 10 Reasons American Teens Are More Anxious Than Ever

Psychotherapist: 10 Reasons American Teens Are More Anxious Than Ever

A recent New York Times article stated that American teens are more stressed than ever. The question is why. 

What Happens When You Ask Unschoolers 'What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?'

What Happens When You Ask Unschoolers 'What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?'

'Real life' isn't something to be postponed.

University of Maryland Chief of Staff: College is ‘Not a Home’!

University of Maryland Chief of Staff: College is ‘Not a Home’!

If we want to raise responsible, capable adults, are we going to have to put our feet down and insist that the university is not going to be a place where students are comfortable?

Jordan Peterson’s Simple Advice for High School Students

Jordan Peterson’s Simple Advice for High School Students

It's completely opposite from what most schools tell kids.

Why Socialists Are More Materialistic Than Capitalists

Why Socialists Are More Materialistic Than Capitalists

The late philosopher Michael Novak argued that some cultures are more likely to embrace capitalism—and are better at it—than others. 

Do Americans Shame Too Much – Or Not Enough?

Do Americans Shame Too Much – Or Not Enough?

Public shaming is at a crossroads in America because of recent changes to the country’s legal, political and media ecosystems.

Current Gun Laws Should Have Made It Impossible for Texas Shooter to Buy Gun

Current Gun Laws Should Have Made It Impossible for Texas Shooter to Buy Gun

On the morning of Sunday, Nov. 5, Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire on the congregants of First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

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