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

Revered College President Explains What Parents Miss in Preparing Their Children for College

Revered College President Explains What Parents Miss in Preparing Their Children for College

Some prime advice from the late University of Chicago president Robert Maynard Hutchins.

Young Minds Are Undermined by Today's Fashionable Philosophies

Young Minds Are Undermined by Today's Fashionable Philosophies

Neuroscience and psychology show that all people are motivated by status, certainty, autonomy, relatedness and fairness (SCARF). Postmodernism's denial of SCARF is contributing to young people's depression and despondency. 

The Legacies of Robert Mueller’s Investigations

The Legacies of Robert Mueller’s Investigations

Robert Mueller’s legacy will be not so much that he was chasing the white whales of Stormy Daniels, Michael Cohen, and Paul Manafort, or even that he is another Patrick Fitzgerald desperate to indict Trump as the new Scooter Libby.

What Putin is Doing Right... and What the West is Not Doing at All

What Putin is Doing Right... and What the West is Not Doing at All

Putin is promoting the very thing that the West has abandoned.

A Night Enforcing Immigration Laws on the US-Mexico Border

A Night Enforcing Immigration Laws on the US-Mexico Border

For all the heat and headlines around this border, few people really understand the job of a Border Patrol agent.

A Doctor Explains His Prescription for Happiness

A Doctor Explains His Prescription for Happiness

Lowering your expectations might be the first step towards happiness.

I Spent a Week Teaching High School Kids How Government Works. Here’s What I Discovered.

I Spent a Week Teaching High School Kids How Government Works. Here’s What I Discovered.

Five takeaways from a week with Generation Z.

Why a Nation in Turmoil Must Choose Civility

Why a Nation in Turmoil Must Choose Civility

In 1961, I participated in what one newspaper in Richmond, Virginia, called “one of the most ambitious experiments in race-mixing the South had seen.”

A Psychologist Explains the 4 Things Gambling Does to Your Brain

A Psychologist Explains the 4 Things Gambling Does to Your Brain

Looking to the brain to understand the hooks that make gambling so compelling.

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