The Myth of Earth's Overpopulation Crisis

The Myth of Earth's Overpopulation Crisis

Fears of overpopulation have been stoked by wildly inaccurate predictions for centuries. When are we going to learn better?

Why Transhumanists’ Quest for Earthly Immortality is Misguided

Why Transhumanists’ Quest for Earthly Immortality is Misguided

A classic children's novel questions the central tenant of transhumanism. 

How China Weaponizes Mass Migration Against Hong Kong

How China Weaponizes Mass Migration Against Hong Kong

The targeted use of immigration by the Chinese government could result in the dilution of the Hong Kongese identity.

Data on Amazon Rainforest Fires Tell a Much Different Story Than Social Media

Data on Amazon Rainforest Fires Tell a Much Different Story Than Social Media

Outrage has replaced reason in the debate surrounding biodiversity and poisoned the way we talk about workable solutions.

Karl Marx: Intellectual Father of the 1619 Project?

Karl Marx: Intellectual Father of the 1619 Project?

To utilize their own logic, the New York Times' 1619 project can trace its roots back to the father of Communism.

What Public Schools Get Wrong About Diversity

What Public Schools Get Wrong About Diversity

What if our promotion of diversity is all wrong?

Why Difficult Video Games Are Best

Why Difficult Video Games Are Best

For a fascination that can easily grow into an addiction, tremendous difficulty is a good thing.

Batman vs. Modern Art

Batman vs. Modern Art

Critiques of modern art, or anything, are perhaps done best with a healthy dose of good-natured humor.

Neat Freak No More: Some Thoughts on Housekeeping

Neat Freak No More: Some Thoughts on Housekeeping

There's something oddly satisfying about giving everything a good clean once in a while.

Could the Green New Deal Create More Climate Victims Than It Saves?

Could the Green New Deal Create More Climate Victims Than It Saves?

A lot of human society is based around fossil fuels. What would the consequence be if we eliminated them?

Hang On to Your Prejudices – Some of Them, Anyway

Hang On to Your Prejudices – Some of Them, Anyway

Should we throw out all prejudices? Perhaps we need to be a bit more selective.

80 Years of the Allies: Don’t Forget Their Stories

80 Years of the Allies: Don’t Forget Their Stories

The Allies came together to fight World War II 80 years ago, and we're losing the stories those who served can tell.

Incidentally White

Incidentally White

White nationalism is in fact a very specific form of rootlessness, an ideology of alienation.

Silicon Valley Wants to Read Your Mind - That's a Problem

Silicon Valley Wants to Read Your Mind - That's a Problem

Facebook and Neuralink are hoping to be able to read or directly connect to your brain. This presents a whole set of ethical problems.

Why Socialism Is the Failed Idea That Never Dies

Why Socialism Is the Failed Idea That Never Dies

Socialism has been tried again and again, with varying degrees of failure every time. Nobody ever seems to learn.

Steve Jobs’s Unveiling of the iPhone Holds a Timeless Economic Lesson

Steve Jobs’s Unveiling of the iPhone Holds a Timeless Economic Lesson

Even geniuses can't always see where human ingenuity will take them.

The College Board Scraps Controversial ‘Adversity Score,’ but Continues Plan to Weigh College Admissions

The College Board Scraps Controversial ‘Adversity Score,’ but Continues Plan to Weigh College Admissions

While the College Board might have backed off on an Adversity Score, they're still pursuing other ways to profile students' backgrounds.

In Praise of ‘Garbagemen’

In Praise of ‘Garbagemen’

We don’t fully value the work of “garbagemen” until we have to live without their services.

9th Grade Reading Lists: 1922 vs. Today

9th Grade Reading Lists: 1922 vs. Today

Have you ever thought that high school graduates today… well, just don’t seem to know or understand as much as they once did?

The Root of Our Troubles

The Root of Our Troubles

Plato's Republic sheds profound light on the real problem.

Income Inequality Is Not the Enemy

Income Inequality Is Not the Enemy

It's very easy to find ways to be miserable when all you do is compare yourself to those who are better off than yourself.

Biologically Male D1 Runner Switches to Women’s Team for Senior Year

Biologically Male D1 Runner Switches to Women’s Team for Senior Year

A biologically male runner in the NCAA’s top division is competing in women’s cross country this fall.

Australian Doctors Are Bullying Parents of Transgender Children

Australian Doctors Are Bullying Parents of Transgender Children

Medical professionals are bullying parents into conforming to transgender expectations of medical treatment, without the full background information they need.

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