Are We Outsourcing Our Brains to Google?

Are We Outsourcing Our Brains to Google?

Cars, light bulbs, telephones, and compact discs are objects we use and control. Social media has the power to use and control us.

For Some Millennials, ‘Despair Springs Eternal’

For Some Millennials, ‘Despair Springs Eternal’

A mindset of “despair springs eternal” can create our destiny. And as more people embrace socialism, the more likely we will no longer live under the blessings of capitalism, creating a self-fulfilling prophecy.

The PC Killing of Kate Smith

The PC Killing of Kate Smith

Just because we have smartphones, live in comfort, and have abundant choices does not mean that we are the sole holders of wisdom.

Lawmakers Seek to Protect Americans from Beach Umbrellas This Summer

Lawmakers Seek to Protect Americans from Beach Umbrellas This Summer

Without government, who would protect us from beach umbrellas?

Inverting the Wisdom of the Ages

Inverting the Wisdom of the Ages

The difference here is between people who are dull and people who are shrieking, to drown out the voice of conscience.

Design Regulations Helped Ruin American Cars

Design Regulations Helped Ruin American Cars

Your car looks like a box. So does every other car. It’s boring, even shocking when you consider how awesome cars used to look. What’s gone wrong?

Why I'm Celebrating Memorial Day Differently This Year

Why I'm Celebrating Memorial Day Differently This Year

In recent years, I have rarely celebrated the day. For some reason or another Memorial Day has become a day of reading or chores.

A Slow Learner Looks at Anti-Semitism

A Slow Learner Looks at Anti-Semitism

Sometimes being a slow learner can be a good thing.

Does the Constitution Mandate Universal Birthright Citizenship? Here’s the Answer

Does the Constitution Mandate Universal Birthright Citizenship? Here’s the Answer

Who is a United States citizen by birth?

Forty-Four Things You Should Know About the Green New Deal

Forty-Four Things You Should Know About the Green New Deal

Imagine FDR’s New Deal took the Paris Climate Agreement out for drinks, one thing led to another, and — voila — nine months later they had a baby: The Green New Deal.

The Forgotten Family Ritual That Bonds Parents and Children

The Forgotten Family Ritual That Bonds Parents and Children

What would happen if we reversed the mundane and made dinner special again?

Marriott Finally Realizes That Competing With Airbnb Beats Lobbying Against It

Marriott Finally Realizes That Competing With Airbnb Beats Lobbying Against It

How, exactly, is Marriott going to compete directly with Airbnb?

On War With Iran, It's Trump Versus the Founding Fathers

On War With Iran, It's Trump Versus the Founding Fathers

Modern presidents routinely claim monarchical powers, using the military without proper authority. 

What Amazon’s Documentary ‘Lorena’ Teaches About American Society

What Amazon’s Documentary ‘Lorena’ Teaches About American Society

This is the way Americans are learning history now.

Six Stats That Show Americans Are Drowning in Stuff They Don't Need

Six Stats That Show Americans Are Drowning in Stuff They Don't Need

Many of us have taken advantage of the vast global economy, but in the process, we have become overwhelmed with stuff.

Collusion: It’s Not Unprecedented in American Politics

Collusion: It’s Not Unprecedented in American Politics

Is this unprecedented? The first time America has dealt with collusion? Nope. History clearly shows we’ve been here before.

Monetary Stability and the Independence of the Federal Reserve Bank

Monetary Stability and the Independence of the Federal Reserve Bank

Central Banks need to be independent of politics to make the right decisions about monetary policy. But that's not always what happens.   

Remembering the Original Meaning of the American Dream

Remembering the Original Meaning of the American Dream

It was about social responsibility, not material acquisition, and losing sight of it has cost us dearly.

 

Treat Others the Way Chick-fil-A Treats You

Treat Others the Way Chick-fil-A Treats You

Chick-fil-A employees undergo a comprehensive crash course in all things people skills before hitting the floor.

Late Bloomers and the Benefits of Delayed Success

Late Bloomers and the Benefits of Delayed Success

When so many people believe they are inferior based on a few narrow measurements made when they were children, society as a whole suffers.

And the Most Sexually Satisfied Group of People Is…

And the Most Sexually Satisfied Group of People Is…

Women are the happiest when they are in equality-loving, feminist-minded relationships, right? That’s the line we’re often told.

Winning the Culture War One Avocado Skirmish at a Time

Winning the Culture War One Avocado Skirmish at a Time

Tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, of “avocado” skirmishes, and we might just win ourselves a culture war.

That Poll on Socialism Is Not as Alarming as It Seems

That Poll on Socialism Is Not as Alarming as It Seems

Once you drill down into the poll, you find out something very different from what the above finding suggests. It turns out that the same people who say they like socialism do not like government.

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