A 1944 Warning About Genetically Edited Babies

A 1944 Warning About Genetically Edited Babies

Genetically-edited babies are officially a thing. 

Five Modern Wise Men Everyone Should Know

Five Modern Wise Men Everyone Should Know

Wise men are not confined to Antiquity. Here are five wise men from the 21st Century.

Why 'Check Your Privilege' is Squelching Discourse

Why 'Check Your Privilege' is Squelching Discourse

The phrase does nothing to address one's argument.

The Costs of Presidential Candor

The Costs of Presidential Candor

Most politicians equivocate. Donald Trump does not.

The Real Reason for the Uber Gender Gap

The Real Reason for the Uber Gender Gap

Women aren't stupid...

Why Do Black Friday Shoppers Throw Punches Over Bargains?

Why Do Black Friday Shoppers Throw Punches Over Bargains?

Many people chalk it up to bad behavior. But marketers like me have a term to describe one feeling that contributes to it: psychological ownership.

High School Boys Pose with Nazi Salute... but the Problem is Not Racism

High School Boys Pose with Nazi Salute... but the Problem is Not Racism

There's a deeper story here.

What Lincoln's Secretary of State Can Teach Us About Hospitality

What Lincoln's Secretary of State Can Teach Us About Hospitality

Lincoln's Secretary of State was famous for hosting dinners which brought together politicians of radically different opinions who always left the dinner happy. Can we learn something from William Seward's hospitality?

The Hidden Messages in the Wizard of Oz

The Hidden Messages in the Wizard of Oz

In 1939 the Wizard of Oz became an instant classic. But it was more than a great movie. The film expressed Middle America's desire to stay out of war in Europe.  

The Secrets of a Longer Life

The Secrets of a Longer Life

It's common sense really.

The Gifts of Gratitude

The Gifts of Gratitude

Gratitude helps us see that everything is a miracle.

Why Poor People in the Freest Nations Have Incomes 8x Higher Than Poor People in the Least Free

Why Poor People in the Freest Nations Have Incomes 8x Higher Than Poor People in the Least Free

A look at how economic freedom affects the income of the poor.

High School Students Claim Ignorance Should Not Be Used Against Them in Exam Scores

High School Students Claim Ignorance Should Not Be Used Against Them in Exam Scores

Students are turning their own ignorance into an excuse for victimhood.

Surviving The Woke Workplace

Surviving The Woke Workplace

Companies are forever wanting to do “team-building,” but everything about the woke workplace compels those with any common sense to consider everyone around them a potential threat.

Why Chesterton Despised Thanksgiving Day

Why Chesterton Despised Thanksgiving Day

To most Americans, Thanksgiving is a day of feasting and joy. To Chesterton it was a reminder of the legacy of the Puritans and their prohibitionist mentality.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor Shares How She Welcomed Brett Kavanaugh After His Confirmation

Justice Sonia Sotomayor Shares How She Welcomed Brett Kavanaugh After His Confirmation

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor related one of her first exchanges with Justice Brett Kavanaugh following his bitter confirmation during a wide-ranging interview Saturday with CNN.

Does it Pay to ‘Buy Local’?

Does it Pay to ‘Buy Local’?

Here are nine reasons for shopping locally, not only during this holiday season but also throughout the year.

The New York Times Reveals the Horrors of Capitalism—By Showing China’s State-Run Hospitals

The New York Times Reveals the Horrors of Capitalism—By Showing China’s State-Run Hospitals

If the Times had visited one of China’s many private hospitals, they would have found something quite different from the chaos depicted in China’s public health care facilities.

One Simple Way to Recognize if Someone is Living a Life of Truth

One Simple Way to Recognize if Someone is Living a Life of Truth

“We did not create or fashion ourselves, and we did not get to where we are in life by ourselves. So living in gratitude is living in truth.” Living out of ingratitude is living a lie.

The Tragedy of the European Family

The Tragedy of the European Family

Why precisely, is the family dead or dying in Europe and the west?

Why the Enlightenment Thinkers Understood the Need for Religion

Why the Enlightenment Thinkers Understood the Need for Religion

Enlightenment thinkers like Voltaire were known for their attacks on  Christianity .  Nevertheless, they understood that ordinary people needed religion if they were to be virtuous citizens.  

My America, 1620

My America, 1620

We all know the story. But in November 2018, we would do well to remember all of this not with mere nostalgia, but with moral intent.

There's a Good Reason Many Women Make Less Than Men

There's a Good Reason Many Women Make Less Than Men

Whenever it is reported that women make less money than men, it is automatically assumed that this must be the result of discrimination. What is seldom mentioned is the factors that go into these statistics. 

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