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‘Critical Thinking’—Everyone Talks About It; No One Seems to Know What It Means
Climate Scientist Launches GoFundMe Page in Response to University’s Gag Order

Climate Scientist Launches GoFundMe Page in Response to University’s Gag Order

James Cook University professor Peter Ridd was censured and gagged after publicly expressing concerns about the vetting process of scientific research.

Why You Should Read and Write Poetry

Why You Should Read and Write Poetry

Writing poetry will help you engage with your emotions in a smart way, and that will help you know yourself and understand others.

Understanding the Cultural Left's Intolerance

Understanding the Cultural Left's Intolerance

The Soviet historian Martin Malia observed that Marx's teachings advocated opposition against any person possessing the wrong “consciousness.”

Why I teach a course called 'White Racism'

Why I teach a course called 'White Racism'

Should the concept of white racism be taught in universities?

Wendell Berry on Consumerism in America

Wendell Berry on Consumerism in America

In the modern age of “progress”, men and women of the Western world have gradually lost the ability to do things for themselves.

Thomas Sowell: A Beacon of Reason in a Nonsensical World

Thomas Sowell: A Beacon of Reason in a Nonsensical World

Here are 25 quotes from Thomas Sowell, one of America's most outspoken luminaries.

The Pentagon Hunts for UFOs. Can You Guess How Much It Costs?

The Pentagon Hunts for UFOs. Can You Guess How Much It Costs?

Aliens are going to have a bad first impression of us if the first humans they meet are government bureaucrats.

Is it Time to Be Honest About Ethanol?

Is it Time to Be Honest About Ethanol?

Ethanol mandates raise the price of fuel, harms businesses, and create no green benefit. So why do we impose them?

Why Do Mothers Feel So Guilty?

Why Do Mothers Feel So Guilty?

Are we denying them the ability to perform one of their greatest desires well?

How Trump is Retooling Politics for the 21st Century

How Trump is Retooling Politics for the 21st Century

A professor at the University of Waterloo says President Trump is seeking to remake government in a manner that has not been done since FDR.

Why Do Mormons Stockpile Food?

Why Do Mormons Stockpile Food?

When apocalyptic fervor periodically whips up, many people point to the Mormons as those who are best prepared for a doomsday scenario.

8 Characteristics of a Rational Soul

8 Characteristics of a Rational Soul

Nearly two thousand years ago, a well-known philosopher laid out the characteristics that make up a rational person. 

Today's Students Suffer from School Bell Tyranny

Today's Students Suffer from School Bell Tyranny

If we train children to operate as “machines,” then how can we expect them to behave with natural curiosity and excitement when it comes to learning?

More Children are Starting School Depressed and Anxious – Without Help, It Will Only Get Worse

More Children are Starting School Depressed and Anxious – Without Help, It Will Only Get Worse

Our study found that at the ages of six to seven, which is just after the time children start school, 14% of Australian children had noticeably high levels of emotional problems.

How Schopenhauer Can Help You Understand (and Overcome) Your Midlife Crisis

How Schopenhauer Can Help You Understand (and Overcome) Your Midlife Crisis

Arthur Schopenhauer, a 19th century pessimist, is notorious for preaching the futility of desire.

Why Saying 'Let Me Know if There’s Anything I Can Do to Help' is Not Actually Helpful

Why Saying 'Let Me Know if There’s Anything I Can Do to Help' is Not Actually Helpful

The phrase “Let me know if there’s anything I can do to help you” sounds helpful. But is it?

The Atlantic: A Crisis of Truth is Upon Us (Apart From Trump)

The Atlantic: A Crisis of Truth is Upon Us (Apart From Trump)

Faith in institutions is collapsing--and the phenomenon is not isolated to America.

Why It's Best to Focus on Fixing Yourself

Why It's Best to Focus on Fixing Yourself

Fixing yourself is often the best way to "do something"

Red Robin is Cutting 570 Jobs. Can You Guess Why?

Red Robin is Cutting 570 Jobs. Can You Guess Why?

The minimum wage wages war on entry-level workers.

 So You’re Too Ethical to Eat Meat; But Should Cows Go Extinct?

So You’re Too Ethical to Eat Meat; But Should Cows Go Extinct?

Cows don’t belong to the natural world. They owe their existence to our selective breeding, not evolution.

How a Woman Can Know if a Man Truly Loves Her

How a Woman Can Know if a Man Truly Loves Her

A simple test for the age of consent and one-night stands.

'What’s Wrong with the World?'

'What’s Wrong with the World?'

G.K. Chesterton believed he had the answer. 

‘Critical Theory’ Needs a Good Critique

‘Critical Theory’ Needs a Good Critique

The SJW crowd in universities aren't really open to hearing critiques of their ideology. 

Did Trump Throw the First Pitch in a Trade War with China?

Did Trump Throw the First Pitch in a Trade War with China?

President Trump's new tariffs on imports of solar panels and other domestic products are said to place 'America First.' But if they ignite a trade war with China everyone will lose. 

PBA Cards: When Corruption Is a Job Perk

PBA Cards: When Corruption Is a Job Perk

Police Benevolent Association cards don't belong in police departments serious about the principle of equality under the law.

Does the Quest for Equality Degrade Women?

Does the Quest for Equality Degrade Women?

Does the quest for equality actually do more to insult women than it does to advance their cause?

Author: ‘Modern Civilization Is A Universal Conspiracy Against All Interior Life’

Author: ‘Modern Civilization Is A Universal Conspiracy Against All Interior Life’

Is modern technology creating hollow men? 

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