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Can Religion Help Rejuvenate the Black Community?

Can Religion Help Rejuvenate the Black Community?

By sidelining religion, have we unintentionally contributed to other economic, social, and political problems which plague American life?

Here's the Best Predictor of Support for Donald Trump

Here's the Best Predictor of Support for Donald Trump

It's not income, education, or age...

Prominent Scientist: “Public Science is Broken”

Prominent Scientist: “Public Science is Broken”

The pressure to get funding is extraordinary, and its causing some scientists to fudge their data.

The 5 Essentials of a Good Teacher

The 5 Essentials of a Good Teacher

Given the increasingly bureaucratic nature of education, do you think it’s difficult for teachers to obtain and cultivate these five essentials today?

 

Colleges Are Planning on Coddling Freshmen (More Than They Already Do)

Colleges Are Planning on Coddling Freshmen (More Than They Already Do)

Apparently, colleges are having a hard time keeping students and graduating them.

Is the Supreme Court Today More Powerful Than the Founders Intended?

Is the Supreme Court Today More Powerful Than the Founders Intended?

The Supreme Court wasn’t always the political power house that we know it today.

The Average American Today Is Richer than John D. Rockefeller
New Study: Private School Students Ahead of Their Public School Peers by Two Years

New Study: Private School Students Ahead of Their Public School Peers by Two Years

...even after adjusting for background differences.
 

Whatever Happened to Noblesse Oblige?

Whatever Happened to Noblesse Oblige?

Like the aristocrats in Downton Abbey, Hampy lived out the principle of noblesse oblige....

Australia Discovers that Its Homeschool Students are Far Above Average

Australia Discovers that Its Homeschool Students are Far Above Average

A parliamentary enquiry showed that homeschoolers scored 70 points higher on national assessments.

New Report: Preschool Benefits Not Supported by Evidence

New Report: Preschool Benefits Not Supported by Evidence

Would it be wise to wait before we spend millions of dollars on the alleged preschool panacea?

Is It Okay for Men and Women to Have Different Roles?

Is It Okay for Men and Women to Have Different Roles?

The Gates Foundation wants women to do less "unpaid work".

‘Idiocracy’ Writer: The Fictional Movie Has Become a ‘Documentary’
10 Penetrating Quotes on Contemplation from an American Monk

10 Penetrating Quotes on Contemplation from an American Monk

Thomas Merton's writings touched many a life in the 20th century, including the Dalai Lama's.

One Reason a Border Wall makes some People Uncomfortable

One Reason a Border Wall makes some People Uncomfortable

A wall has a purpose which ultimately strikes at the heart of our modern, cultural orthodoxies.

4 Ways Parents Can Encourage Their Children to Read Good Books

4 Ways Parents Can Encourage Their Children to Read Good Books

Directing children to worthwhile reading material requires more than picking up a book and handing it to them.

The “Newspeak” of Facebook Reactions

The “Newspeak” of Facebook Reactions

Hurtling toward the loss of language?

Wow… Only 28% of Parents Require Their Children to do Chores

Wow… Only 28% of Parents Require Their Children to do Chores

Are parents missing a great chance to give their children a successful start in life?

Do Millennials Take Employment for Granted?

Do Millennials Take Employment for Granted?

Is it time that Americans of all ages begin recognizing that the good life doesn’t come to a person without a lot of blood, sweat, and tears?

Why It's Harmful to Reward Children for Everything

Why It's Harmful to Reward Children for Everything

"In some cases, children are offered rewards not only for mundane tasks like tooth-brushing, but also for what social scientists call pro-social behavior..."

Why It’s Bad for a Society to Do Away with Shame

Why It’s Bad for a Society to Do Away with Shame

C.S. Lewis offers some insight.

Hello, Norma Jean. Goodbye great books

Hello, Norma Jean. Goodbye great books

How universities are making light of culture.

4 Reasons Why This Teacher Now Supports Homeschooling

4 Reasons Why This Teacher Now Supports Homeschooling

"If every student in my classroom were a radio, my home-schooled student was the one whose switch was turned on.”

A Philosophical Examination of Porn

A Philosophical Examination of Porn

At the very least, there should be a discussion.

New Study Suggests Manners Might Reduce Obesity

New Study Suggests Manners Might Reduce Obesity

Would the physical and emotional health of American families improve if they returned to having more mannerly and leisurely dinners together?

‘Peter Rabbit’ vs. ‘Polar Bear’s Underwear’: The Revenge of the Classics

‘Peter Rabbit’ vs. ‘Polar Bear’s Underwear’: The Revenge of the Classics

Do children really need books about zombies or a polar bear’s missing underwear?

Many New Toys Leave No Room for Imagination

Many New Toys Leave No Room for Imagination

“Imagination does not stir at the suggestion of the feeble, much-diluted stuff that is too often put into children’s hands.”

Modesty, Faith, and Burqa Bans

Modesty, Faith, and Burqa Bans

Women cannot participate as equals in the public space when entirely disguised, when their ability to show emotion and communicate is so intentionally handicapped.

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