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Why Do We Like Being Scared?

Why Do We Like Being Scared?

Whether we love or hate to experience fear, it’s hard to deny that we certainly revere it.

Survey: Masculinity is Actually Growing in Popularity

Survey: Masculinity is Actually Growing in Popularity

True gentlemanly masculinity isn't as toxic as many think.

The Man Who Gave Us the Reformation (His Name Isn't Martin Luther)

The Man Who Gave Us the Reformation (His Name Isn't Martin Luther)

If Luther’s words provided the spark for the Reformation, it was Jakob Fugger's who provided much of the fuel.

The Prejudice of Naïve Optimism

The Prejudice of Naïve Optimism

Cynicism is bad, but so is this. 

Why ‘Black and Orange Spirit Day’ is Now a Thing

Why ‘Black and Orange Spirit Day’ is Now a Thing

A Massachusetts elementary school's decision to cancel its Halloween costume parade demonstrates a pervasive problem in modern education.

Is Halloween a Christian Holiday?

Is Halloween a Christian Holiday?

Halloween is actually deeply rooted in the Christian tradition. 

The Misguided Campaign to Remove this Thomas Hart Benton Mural

The Misguided Campaign to Remove this Thomas Hart Benton Mural

Thomas Hart Benton’s 1933 mural “A Social History of Indiana,” which contains an image of the Ku Klux Klan, is being protested by students in Indiana. 

Why Globalism is Doomed

Why Globalism is Doomed

Like the 19th century version of populism that rallied against the gold standard, today’s economic populism is similarly anti-establishment and anti-elitist.

Inquisition Torture: Not what you think?

Inquisition Torture: Not what you think?

A sobering comparison of the results of the Inquisition and secular torture. 

One Principal’s Surprising Advice to School Administrators

One Principal’s Surprising Advice to School Administrators

Principal Mariama Carson turned around a failing school in Indiana. She practices a surprising method in the leadership of her school.

Anxiety: Here’s Why So Many of Us Have It

Anxiety: Here’s Why So Many of Us Have It

"Man is constantly being assured today that he has more power than ever before in history, but his daily experience is one of powerlessness." - Richard Weaver

The World's Poorest People Are Getting Richer Faster than Anyone Else

The World's Poorest People Are Getting Richer Faster than Anyone Else

In 1820, 94% of the world’s population lived in extreme poverty. In 1990, 34.8%, and in 2015, just 9.6%.

Escape the Moral Matrix with the Red Pill of Intellectual Diversity

Escape the Moral Matrix with the Red Pill of Intellectual Diversity

Intellectual diversity creates awareness of our own blinders.

5 Things Marx Wanted to Abolish (Besides Private Property)

5 Things Marx Wanted to Abolish (Besides Private Property)

In the 'The Communist Manifesto,' Marx is refreshingly candid regarding the aims of Communism.

Obama Justice Department’s $1 Billion ‘Slush Fund’ Boosted Liberal Groups

Obama Justice Department’s $1 Billion ‘Slush Fund’ Boosted Liberal Groups

The emails suggest the Obama administration’s targeting of conservative organizations was not limited to the actions of Lois Lerner.

The 5 Things Men and Women Should Look for in a Mate

The 5 Things Men and Women Should Look for in a Mate

Is finding a mate much more simple and straightforward than we’ve often made it out to be?

Will Christianity be Driven Back into the Catacombs?

Will Christianity be Driven Back into the Catacombs?

Christopher Dawson: "The totalitarian state --- and perhaps the modern state in general -- is not satisfied with passive obedience; it demands full co-operation from the cradle to the grave."

Head Lice Epidemics Are Breaking Out in Schools Across the U.S.

Head Lice Epidemics Are Breaking Out in Schools Across the U.S.

Head lice are nothing new and affect children regardless of socioeconomic status or geography, but the recent uptick in lice outbreaks could be due in large part to new policy changes

Why Children Should Learn to Use Power Tools

Why Children Should Learn to Use Power Tools

A British nursery school doesn't give kids toys. They have to make them on their own - with power tools.

We Live in an Era of Mass Delusion

We Live in an Era of Mass Delusion

"The only way we can give man the strength to withstand mental infection is through giving him the utmost freedom in the exchange of ideas."

'Porn Star': Why We Should Probably Lose the Term

'Porn Star': Why We Should Probably Lose the Term

The phrase 'porn star' is a euphemism that serious media should consider abandoning.

Taking Ta-Nehisi Coates Seriously

Taking Ta-Nehisi Coates Seriously

Ta-Nehisi Coates has become one of the most prominent public intellectuals in America. But his famous 'case for reparations' contains conspicuous flaws.

The Problem with the Moana Costume Isn’t Cultural Appropriation

The Problem with the Moana Costume Isn’t Cultural Appropriation

My daughter won't be dressing up like Moana for Halloween this year, but it's not because the costume is culturally appropriated.

It’s Time for the Supreme Court to Take Up the Second Amendment Again, Scholars Say

It’s Time for the Supreme Court to Take Up the Second Amendment Again, Scholars Say

Silvester v. Becerra is an important case that the Court should not let slip by, two constitutional scholars say.

Want Dumbed Down Schools? Get Rid of Logic.

Want Dumbed Down Schools? Get Rid of Logic.

Is logic the glue that holds education together?

The Truth About Money in Politics

The Truth About Money in Politics

It doesn't take much effort to see where corporate America's heart lies.

Advice to Young Women on how to Avoid Harassment Should Be Welcomed, Not Silenced

Advice to Young Women on how to Avoid Harassment Should Be Welcomed, Not Silenced

Offering advice about how to protect oneself—to minimize risks and avoid the worst situations—is in no way giving a pass to those who would seek to exploit women.

Should Cambridge University ‘Decolonise’ Its English Curriculum?

Should Cambridge University ‘Decolonise’ Its English Curriculum?

“The department cannot claim to provide students with the ‘foundational knowledge of the canon’ whilst it refuses to decolonise the curriculum.”

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