Aristotle on Why Some Friendships Are Evil

Aristotle on Why Some Friendships Are Evil

Tensions can appear between being a good friend and doing “the right thing.”

Politics Is Beginning to Consume Our World. That's Bad.

Politics Is Beginning to Consume Our World. That's Bad.

In the world of politics, people never learn, and they repeat the same species of mistakes in a perpetual cycle.

Divorce Lawyer: Schools Should Teach More About Marriage

Divorce Lawyer: Schools Should Teach More About Marriage

Is there a case for giving basic marriage instruction in school?

How One Deleted Scene Turns Star Wars into a Struggle Against Socialism

How One Deleted Scene Turns Star Wars into a Struggle Against Socialism

A deleted Star Wars scene reveals that, at least in the 1970s, George Lucas understood that free markets make free people.

Sarah Jeong Proposed Banning the Atlantic Editor Who Exposed 'The Hunting Ground'

Sarah Jeong Proposed Banning the Atlantic Editor Who Exposed 'The Hunting Ground'

Sarah Jeong, the most recent hire of the New York Times editorial board, suggested journalist Emily Yoffe should be banned 'from talking about rape ever again.'

Why Straw Bans Don't Help the Environment and Needlessly Restrict Freedom

Why Straw Bans Don't Help the Environment and Needlessly Restrict Freedom

No one should have to get a license or undergo an exam to qualify for access to a simple consumer product.

Does the Death Penalty Actually Save Lives?

Does the Death Penalty Actually Save Lives?

Given how much suffering to the innocents is prevented by punishing violent criminals with harsh sentences, it is apt to say, as a federal appeals court judge once did, that “He who is kind to the cruel is cruel to the kind.”

The Top 1% Have 40% of America’s Wealth: Is This a Problem?

The Top 1% Have 40% of America’s Wealth: Is This a Problem?

Is wealth inequality bad? Here are three important questions to ask.

Can You Be Christian and Support the Death Penalty?

Can You Be Christian and Support the Death Penalty?

Among Christian leaders, Pope Francis has been at the forefront of arguing against the death penalty.

Was Jesus a Socialist? A Conversation With Theologian David Bentley Hart and Economist Jerry Bowyer

Was Jesus a Socialist? A Conversation With Theologian David Bentley Hart and Economist Jerry Bowyer

Many people today argue that Jesus was history's first Marxist.

Pastor Claims Trump Is the ‘Most Pro-Black President’ in Generations During White House Meeting

Pastor Claims Trump Is the ‘Most Pro-Black President’ in Generations During White House Meeting

Rev. Darrell Scott, a Cleveland pastor and co-founder of the president’s National Diversity Coalition, said Donald Trump is “the most pro-black president that we’ve had in our lifetime.”

Theory-Induced Blindness: Why 'Expert' Predictions Are Wrong So Often

Theory-Induced Blindness: Why 'Expert' Predictions Are Wrong So Often

Failure is par-for-the-course when it comes to political prediction. Why?

Is Spanking Harmful? Why Research Hasn’t Given Us a Clear Answer

Is Spanking Harmful? Why Research Hasn’t Given Us a Clear Answer

The American College of Pediatricians reports that most anti-spanking research suffers from three defects.  

How Mom and Pop Stores Are Defeating Amazon and Walmart in India

How Mom and Pop Stores Are Defeating Amazon and Walmart in India

When a social order favors the development of families and communities, corresponding business models also appear.

5 (Other) Times Russia Meddled in U.S. Elections

5 (Other) Times Russia Meddled in U.S. Elections

We shouldn't be so surprised that Russia hacked the 2016 election. They've been at this for a while.

Inflation Veering Toward 1 Million Percent in Collapsing, Socialist Venezuela

Inflation Veering Toward 1 Million Percent in Collapsing, Socialist Venezuela

It wasn’t that long ago that the left praised socialist Venezuela as a model country, a good comparison to the mean, ruthless system of the United States. What happened?

How Phones Became Electronic Pacifiers

How Phones Became Electronic Pacifiers

Screens have become electronic pacifiers, data suggest. Whenever a parent needs their kid to sit still, they toss them a phone.

Americans Are Rapidly Warming Up to Porn, a New Gallup Poll Shows. Here's Why.

Americans Are Rapidly Warming Up to Porn, a New Gallup Poll Shows. Here's Why.

A newly released Gallup poll shows that Americans are rapidly beginning to see porn as morally acceptable.

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against Blueprints for 3D-Printed Guns

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against Blueprints for 3D-Printed Guns

The fear created by the phrase “3D-printed guns” should not be allowed to override common sense.

Goya’s Painting of Saturn Devouring His Son: A Study in Damnation 

Goya’s Painting of Saturn Devouring His Son: A Study in Damnation 

 The Story and Symbolism Behind the Most Chilling Image in the History of Western Art 

Chesterton: Science Is a Tool (or a Toy), Nothing More

Chesterton: Science Is a Tool (or a Toy), Nothing More

Science is like a car: it can get us where we want to go, but it should never decide where we go.

Why Gratitude Is So Good for You (and for Those Around You)

Why Gratitude Is So Good for You (and for Those Around You)

Gratitude has long enjoyed a privileged position in many of the world’s faith traditions. Recent scientific studies support these ancient teachings.

3 Reasons Kids Are Misbehaving More—and What Parents Can Do About It

3 Reasons Kids Are Misbehaving More—and What Parents Can Do About It

Why are children misbehaving more? Is it because they want to, or because no one has taught them to behave in the first place?

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