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The Anti-Gun Movement’s Use of Child Crusaders Debases National Discourse

The Anti-Gun Movement’s Use of Child Crusaders Debases National Discourse

The anti-gun movement’s elevation of these students to the status of celebrities merits scrutiny.

Why Men Are Being Told to ‘Be Careful’ About Holding a Door Open for a Woman

Why Men Are Being Told to ‘Be Careful’ About Holding a Door Open for a Woman

Recently my workplace instigated new measures to ensure a safer, more equitable environment. As part of this exercise, I was asked to rate the acceptability of a man holding a door open for a woman.

A Generation of Visigoths: Neil Postman’s Graduation Speech 30 Years Later

A Generation of Visigoths: Neil Postman’s Graduation Speech 30 Years Later

The late NYU Professor Neil Postman said all people must choose whether to be an Athenian or a Visigoth. But how does one tell one from the other?

The Sexual Revolution’s Unwanted Progeny

The Sexual Revolution’s Unwanted Progeny

Did the sexual revolution erode men's sense of responsibility toward pregnant women?

Genetics—Not Fancy Schools—Largely Determine Academic Success, Study Finds

Genetics—Not Fancy Schools—Largely Determine Academic Success, Study Finds

The surrounding environment has less to do with it than we've been told.

New Federal Program Takes Aim at the College Textbook Racket

New Federal Program Takes Aim at the College Textbook Racket

A new $5 million federal program will bring free digital textbooks to students.

The Real Reason We Have Mass Shootings

The Real Reason We Have Mass Shootings

Gun ownership is not our problem.

March for Our Lives: Can they answer this tough question?

March for Our Lives: Can they answer this tough question?

What changed between the days when kids were trusted to bring guns to school and store them in lockers to our times of “zero-tolerance”?

Cell Phones, Silence, and Solitude: Finding Stillness in a Noisy World

Cell Phones, Silence, and Solitude: Finding Stillness in a Noisy World

A teacher reflects on the importance of getting students to "fast" from technology during the day. 

Short Engagement, Long Marriages: How the Greatest Generation built a Life

Short Engagement, Long Marriages: How the Greatest Generation built a Life

Quick engagements and long marriages worked for the Greatest Generation. Could such a model work today? 

I Went to the March for Our Lives Protest. Here Are My 7 Takeaways.

I Went to the March for Our Lives Protest. Here Are My 7 Takeaways.

Tens of thousands of protesters—and maybe more—gathered in Washington, D.C., and around the country Saturday to protest in favor of gun control.

Archaeology Is Revealing New Truths About Christianity's Origins

Archaeology Is Revealing New Truths About Christianity's Origins

Many Christians believe that Glastonbury is the site of the earliest church in Britain, allegedly founded in the first or second century by Joseph of Arimathea.

4 Things Every Man Should Look for in a Wife

4 Things Every Man Should Look for in a Wife

The life and words of Patrick Henry shed some light on the path to a happy, lasting marriage.

Rand Paul Proves in One Tweet That Congress Is Broken

Rand Paul Proves in One Tweet That Congress Is Broken

House members were given 1,000 minutes to read a 2,232-page bill. How many do you think even tried?

Should Teens Be Taught Parenting Skills?

Should Teens Be Taught Parenting Skills?

With two children in tow, another one on the way, and a great deal of time in the public eye, the Duchess of Cambridge is undoubtedly one of the world’s foremost mothers.

What Ryan Cooper Gets Wrong About Classical Liberalism

What Ryan Cooper Gets Wrong About Classical Liberalism

Liberalism simply observed that things go better with freedom – not perfectly, not always, not toward creating utopia, but generally much better than any kind of imposition from above ever can.

A Million Students Are Marching Against Guns. My Daughter Enrolled in a Trauma Casualty Training Class.

A Million Students Are Marching Against Guns. My Daughter Enrolled in a Trauma Casualty Training Class.

Thousands of students walked out of their classes to protest congressional inaction on gun control earlier this month. Organizers estimate that a million students will take part in upcoming anti-gun violence rallies.

Creativity Scores in America Have Steadily Declined Since 1990. Why?

Creativity Scores in America Have Steadily Declined Since 1990. Why?

As schooling has expanded over the past several decades, consuming more of childhood than ever before, and becoming more standardized and restrictive, it should be no surprise that American creativity has simultaneously plummeted.

Leo Tolstoy Believed Life Was Meaningless. This Changed His Mind.

Leo Tolstoy Believed Life Was Meaningless. This Changed His Mind.

In his autobiographical book A Confession, Leo Tolstoy described the nihilistic beliefs that haunted him.

How Western Civilization Survived 'By the Skin of Its Teeth'

How Western Civilization Survived 'By the Skin of Its Teeth'

As in the early Middle Ages, Western Civilization finds its future threatened once again.

Why Father Figures Are Important to Boys (And Why This Idea Is Suddenly Controversial)

Why Father Figures Are Important to Boys (And Why This Idea Is Suddenly Controversial)

Are we committed to helping the next generation of young men… or are we more committed to ensuring that no one’s sense of political correctness is offended?

You Married the 'Wrong One' - Now What?

You Married the 'Wrong One' - Now What?

We have gone from sanctioning divorce only in very difficult cases to viewing it as the legitimate answer for people who are not completely happy all the time.

Why are the Dutch and Nordics the Happiest People on Earth?

Why are the Dutch and Nordics the Happiest People on Earth?

For the past decade the Nordics, Switzerland and the Netherlands have generally traded around the first seven slots. The United States... not so much.

I’m a High School Senior. We Can Make Schools Safer Without Curbing Gun Rights.

I’m a High School Senior. We Can Make Schools Safer Without Curbing Gun Rights.

Instead of driving an intellectually dishonest and corrosive wedge between an already divided American public, we should take meaningful action and protect our students.

Professional Matchmaking is on the Rise. Why?

Professional Matchmaking is on the Rise. Why?

The difficulty in finding a mate is causing many young and middle-age individuals to embrace an old – and often ridiculed – approach to dating known as matchmaking.

The Netherlands Pumps the Brakes on Euthanasia

The Netherlands Pumps the Brakes on Euthanasia

The Dutch Ministry of Justice announced it is launching criminal investigations into four instances of euthanasia, a sign the nation may be reining its permissive policy.

A History of Loneliness

A History of Loneliness

Returning to the origins of the word – and understanding how its meaning has changed through time – gives us a new way to think about modern loneliness, and the ways in which we might address it.

8 Times Law-Abiding Citizens Saved Lives With an AR-15

8 Times Law-Abiding Citizens Saved Lives With an AR-15

Why would any law-abiding citizen need an AR-15?

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