How to Prepare for Bad News?  Good literature and art.

How to Prepare for Bad News? Good literature and art.

Life will be filled with disappointment and grief.  You can prepare for setbacks by reading good literature. 

A Morning with Big Brother

A Morning with Big Brother

We got rid of the television years ago.  But a day in an airport brought me face to face with its omin-presence.  

The Man in the High Castle and the History That Never Was

The Man in the High Castle and the History That Never Was

The TV series "The Man in the High Castle" sketches a world in which the Axis powers won World War II.  

Religion or Party

Religion or Party

Politics and religion cut across party lines, operating differently on Republicans and Democrats. Americans are increasingly likely to allow our party identification to determine religious affiliation.

Something Wicked this Way Comes: Sexbots are in production

Something Wicked this Way Comes: Sexbots are in production

Sexbots used to be limited to science fiction movies. Now they are on the verge of being mass produced.  

An Ivy League School For SJW Service

An Ivy League School For SJW Service

It’s difficult to be challenged in a world where disagreement feels like a mistake.

A Question for Harvard:  Who Actually Wins from Racial Preferences?

A Question for Harvard: Who Actually Wins from Racial Preferences?

Asian American students are suing Harvard for racial discrimination. Harvard says it wants its students to reflect America's diversity.

 

Three Things a Man Should Never Do on a First Date

Three Things a Man Should Never Do on a First Date

“There’s only one thing worse than being single, and that’s dating.”

UN Climate Change Report: A Choice between 'Mad Max and Hunger Games'

UN Climate Change Report: A Choice between 'Mad Max and Hunger Games'

Humanity, we’re essentially told, is doomed lest people concede their freedom to the experts, lawmakers, and bureaucrats who can save us.

Why the Soviets Would Have Sent Kanye West to a Mental Hospital

Why the Soviets Would Have Sent Kanye West to a Mental Hospital

Should we associate political disagreements with mental illness with such a dark history behind that practice?

The Backlash Against Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Has Chilling Echoes to the Nuremberg Laws of Nazi Germany

The Backlash Against Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Has Chilling Echoes to the Nuremberg Laws of Nazi Germany

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will play folk hero John Henry in an upcoming Netflix movie... but now his blackness is being called into question.

What Princess Eugenie’s Wedding Reveals About Good Marriages

What Princess Eugenie’s Wedding Reveals About Good Marriages

A pre-nuptial interview provides interesting insight.

Witches: The New Woke Heroines

Witches: The New Woke Heroines

The political weaponization of witchcraft and the spiritualization of the culture war are quite interesting.

How California’s New Boardroom Gender Equity Law Demeans Women

How California’s New Boardroom Gender Equity Law Demeans Women

As a working woman, I’m offended by California’s new law requiring corporate boards to consist of up to half female members by 2021.

A Third of Millennials Identify as Democratic Socialists: Why I am Not Surprised

A Third of Millennials Identify as Democratic Socialists: Why I am Not Surprised

A recent survey shows that a third of Millenials identify as "Democratic Socialists".  Given their financial straits, I am not surprised.  

Why All Good Social Justice Warriors Support Presumption of Innocence

Why All Good Social Justice Warriors Support Presumption of Innocence

The presumption of innocence until proven guilty is a bed rock principle of Western Civilization.  Protecting individuals from angry mobs remains a basic task of our judicial system.

The PC Crowd Goes After the Honored Dead

The PC Crowd Goes After the Honored Dead

A young group of students wants to nix remembering victims of past wars because such activities glorify warfare.

When Feminism Turns on Women

When Feminism Turns on Women

Today’s feminism divides the world into “good” women and “bad” women.

How the Heir of the White Nationalist Movement Learned to Let Go of Hatred

How the Heir of the White Nationalist Movement Learned to Let Go of Hatred

How does a bright young man, raised in an environment of hate, learn to let go and open his mind to the real world?

Would Women Be Happier Raising a Family Before College and Career?

Would Women Be Happier Raising a Family Before College and Career?

Could children come before tertiary education?

Today’s Young Voters Are Embracing Socialism for a Very Good Reason

Today’s Young Voters Are Embracing Socialism for a Very Good Reason

A new survey finds that a third of young voters identify with some form of socialism.

Owning Your Guilt: Why Everyone Must Learn to Do It

Owning Your Guilt: Why Everyone Must Learn to Do It

Face up to the harm you have caused and you have taken the first step out of hell and into heaven.

New California Law Will Require Kids’ Menus to List Water and Milk as Only Drink Options

New California Law Will Require Kids’ Menus to List Water and Milk as Only Drink Options

California state lawmakers recently passed a bill forcing restaurants to offer specific beverages to children. Governor Jerry Brown signed the legislation, which passed easily in both the Senate and Assembly, at the end of September.

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