Pediatricians Are Now Writing ‘Play Prescriptions’

Pediatricians Are Now Writing ‘Play Prescriptions’

How is it that parents now need doctors to tell them to let their kids play?

How Would Our Ancestors View the 21st Century?

How Would Our Ancestors View the 21st Century?

What is the worst thing about living in the rubble of a civilization?

Outlander is Boosting a Renaissance of the Scots Language – Here's How

Outlander is Boosting a Renaissance of the Scots Language – Here's How

The presence of Scots in Outlander is a sign of how far an historically repressed language has come in just a few decades.

High Schoolers Don't Read Books Anymore… and Why That Sets Them Up for Failure

High Schoolers Don't Read Books Anymore… and Why That Sets Them Up for Failure

Forty years ago, 60 percent of high school kids read books daily. Not anymore.

This T.S. Eliot Poem Describes Modern Males Perfectly

This T.S. Eliot Poem Describes Modern Males Perfectly

T.S. Eliot's famous poem predicted today's millenial generation, undeveloped and adrift.   

4 Ways to Talk to Boring People

4 Ways to Talk to Boring People

We've all found ourselves trapped in hopelessly boring conversations. Here's how to make the most of them.

How Low-Energy Parents Can Get Their Children to Cooperate

How Low-Energy Parents Can Get Their Children to Cooperate

Communication is key.

America, Aristotle, and the Politics of a Middle Class: A Review

America, Aristotle, and the Politics of a Middle Class: A Review

Leslie Rubin’s brilliant study argues that the fault, dear America, lies not in our stars but in ourselves—our repudiation in the past century of the moderate liberal philosophy which was steeped in Aristotelian wisdom about favoring the decent republican virtues of a middle class.

Former Syracuse Professor Explains Why the University Should Not Be a Shopping Mall

Former Syracuse Professor Explains Why the University Should Not Be a Shopping Mall

But is a shopping mall exactly what we have reduced the university to?

Is Political Correctness Killing Entertainment?

Is Political Correctness Killing Entertainment?

Recent controversy over casting straight actor Jack Whitehall as a gay character is the latest incident to suggest this.

Cruel to Be Kind: Should You Sometimes Be Bad for Another’s Good?

Cruel to Be Kind: Should You Sometimes Be Bad for Another’s Good?

Sometimes, the only way to help someone seems to be a cruel or nasty approach – a strategy that may leave the ‘helper’ feeling guilty and wrong.

Motherhood: Why Society is Making it the Most Stress-Ridden Career

Motherhood: Why Society is Making it the Most Stress-Ridden Career

Don’t criminalise mothers who make level-headed decisions regarding the welfare of their children, whom they have no intention to “wilfully neglect.”

Urban Violence Begins in Broken Homes

Urban Violence Begins in Broken Homes

Making a child is not hard to do. Raising a child and conveying the values and rules that make for a successful life and responsible adulthood is.

Actress: Entitlement is Not the Secret to Success

Actress: Entitlement is Not the Secret to Success

Actress Steph Lynn Robinson explains the four things which lead to success in business.

Stoneman Douglas at 6 Months

Stoneman Douglas at 6 Months

Political activism is fine, but to focus on politics instead of commonsense solutions for school safety simply isn’t.

Finding Positive Masculinity in Pulp Fiction

Finding Positive Masculinity in Pulp Fiction

Butch Coolidge is a central character in "Pulp Fiction" who moves from "toxic masculinity" to a redeemed masculinity.    

‘Social Justice’ is Overrunning the University of Texas

‘Social Justice’ is Overrunning the University of Texas

Colleges exist to foster critical thinking and to teach students useful knowledge germane to a legitimate academic discipline. Social justice, however, is not a legitimate academic discipline, but rather an empty slogan.

The Tragic Decline of Music Literacy (and Quality)

The Tragic Decline of Music Literacy (and Quality)

Over the last 20 years, fewer people are learning how to read and compose music. What impact has that had on the music we listen to?

Soulmate Marriage: An Unrealistic Goal?

Soulmate Marriage: An Unrealistic Goal?

Is it time we abandon our unrealistic expectations of marriage?

Amish Uber Shows that Entrepreneurship is Contagious

Amish Uber Shows that Entrepreneurship is Contagious

An Amish resident of Colon, Michigan, has started an "Uber" ridesharing service using his horse and buggy.   

Why Minimal Sleep is Not a Badge of Honor

Why Minimal Sleep is Not a Badge of Honor

Is rest more essential than we realize?

Does the Old-Fashioned Art of Visiting Need Reviving?

Does the Old-Fashioned Art of Visiting Need Reviving?

Why are visiting and hospitality no longer common practices?

Justifying Racism Through Language

Justifying Racism Through Language

Ask yourself whether we are moving in the right direction

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