Daniel Lattier

Daniel Lattier

Senior Fellow

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Dan is a Senior Fellow at Intellectual Takeout. He received his B.A. in Philosophy and Catholic Studies from the University of St. Thomas (MN), and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. You can find his academic work at Academia.edu.

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Recent blog posts by this author

Clinical Psychologist: 'Women Hate Harmless Men'

Many modern men have been propagandized to believe that modern women want nice, sensitive, empathetic guys who make them feel safe. And then they are perplexed and frustrated when they eventually find themselves dumped, divorced, or relegated to...

Study Finds That Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Is Costing Jobs

In 2014, the uber-liberal Seattle City Council passed a law mandating that all businesses in the city raise their minimum wage to $15 by 2021. The most noted advocate of the law is the openly Socialist councilmember Kshama Sawant, who believes...

Why You Shouldn’t Rage Against Last-Second Mergers

A scenario many of us experience on a weekly basis: You’re stuck in traffic on a two-lane highway, and the lanes converge into one up ahead. You merged early, and have been patiently waiting your turn behind other cars. Then some jerk zooms...

How People Used to Celebrate ‘Midsummer Night’

Tonight, June 23, is the setting for Shakespeare’s play “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The setting was chosen for the fanciful comedy, presumably, because of the character of the feasting that took place throughout Europe on this night in times...

This is What Happens When Education Loses Its Purpose

The student protesters at Evergreen State College in Washington are becoming more unreasonable. In a May 24 meeting with the school’s seemingly spineless president, George Bridges, the protestors demanded (among other things) that he excuse them...

Why Americans Must Once Again Become ‘Good Pagans’

Many of you know C.S. Lewis as a Christian apologist. But in an interesting and little-known letter, C.S. Lewis told a Roman Catholic priest in 1953 that he thought it was crucial to worry first about making the younger generations “good pagans...

Do Teachers Really Work Less Than Other Professionals?

“Teachers receive a full-time salary with great benefits for only working 9 months out of the year.” I frequently see some iteration of the above in the comments section of Intellectual Takeout’s articles on education. It’s usually trotted out...

The 4 Gods of the Public Education System

In the eyes of most people, America’s public education system is the secular alternative to religious, faith-based schools. But as I and others have argued, this dichotomy is false. The public education system also promotes a kind of religion,...

It’s Time to Deal With the Insanity on College Campuses, Before It's Too Late

In a scene from one of my favorite movies, Hoosiers, the new basketball coach Norman Dale (played by Gene Hackman) has a showdown with the self-appointed assistant coach, George. After Coach Dale tells George that his “coaching days are over,” the...

Noted Scholar to Congress: ‘We need a cultural Great Awakening’

Political scientist Charles Murray has spent much of his career examining cultural trends in a declining America. He is most known for his controversial book The Bell Curve, which argues that intelligence is a better predictor of children’s...

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