Reactance: The Psychological Phenomenon Behind the Partisan Response to Roseanne and Samantha Bee

Reactance: The Psychological Phenomenon Behind the Partisan Response to Roseanne and Samantha Bee

Beyond how we respond to pop-culture, reactance has become a fundamental part of American political discourse.

Four Good Non-Christian Books by Christian Authors

Four Good Non-Christian Books by Christian Authors

C.S. Lewis once observed that we don’t need more Christian books, we need more Christian writers. In other words, people of faith who have the gift should write not just worthy books on prayer.

7 Awkward Questions Millennial Women Should Ask a Potential Husband

7 Awkward Questions Millennial Women Should Ask a Potential Husband

Some of these questions may seem intrusive, even outrageous. But you should have answers to all of them if this man is going to be the father of your children.

3 Socialism Myths Debunked by Venezuela’s Nightmare

3 Socialism Myths Debunked by Venezuela’s Nightmare

Debunking three delusions people have about socialism.

Minnesota Public Library Announces Cross-Dressing Series for Children as Part of Response to Trump Policy

Minnesota Public Library Announces Cross-Dressing Series for Children as Part of Response to Trump Policy

The Saint Paul Public Library announced a summer series called "Drag Story Hours" as part of its “We Belong Together" initiative.

BREAKING: Jack Phillips Wins His Case

BREAKING: Jack Phillips Wins His Case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor today of Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado, who declined to bake a custom cake to celebrate a same-sex wedding because of his religious beliefs.

Why Are So Many ‘Whiz Kids’ Homeschoolers?

Why Are So Many ‘Whiz Kids’ Homeschoolers?

Are homeschoolers really these brilliant geniuses who have the genetic capability to be brainiacs… or is there something more to their success?

'Cultural Marxism' Is Not the True Culprit of Our Cultural Decay

'Cultural Marxism' Is Not the True Culprit of Our Cultural Decay

“Cultural Marxism” is a bogeyman invoked by conservatives to explain events as varied as the FBI’s trouble with Trump, the evolution of the rock group U2, transgender rights, and the results of the abortion referendum in Ireland.

The Difference Between Guilt and Shame, and the Rise of Identity Politics

The Difference Between Guilt and Shame, and the Rise of Identity Politics

Shame-based identity attacks dominate our political landscape; it's no wonder our discourse is so toxic.

Teacher Compensation Is Just Fine, Quit Rate Data Suggest

Teacher Compensation Is Just Fine, Quit Rate Data Suggest

The low quit rate in public education tells us that the total benefits of these jobs are so high, workers will stay even when there are strong reasons to leave.

Google Lists ‘Nazism’ as an Ideology of Republicans

Google Lists ‘Nazism’ as an Ideology of Republicans

The world's most powerful search engine listed “Nazism” as the ideology of the California Republican Party—less than a week before the GOP primary.

Why People in the UK (and U.S. Media) Should Go Back and Read John Milton’s 'Areopagitikos'

Why People in the UK (and U.S. Media) Should Go Back and Read John Milton’s 'Areopagitikos'

Tommy’s Robinson’s imprisonment reveals that free speech no longer holds the exalted status it once held in the Western world.

How Hypermodernity Is Destroying ‘the Good Life’

How Hypermodernity Is Destroying ‘the Good Life’

In a hypermodern society propelled by the twin engines of acceleration and excess, doing nothing is equated with waste, laziness, lack of ambition, boredom or “down” time.

Doctor Explains Why Parents Shouldn’t Encourage Boys to Play with Dolls

Doctor Explains Why Parents Shouldn’t Encourage Boys to Play with Dolls

Encouraging boys to embrace girl toys and behaviors is growing in popularity, particularly with rising interest in gender neutral child-rearing. But is it the best move for boys?

How Cicero Created a Movement of Free Thinkers

How Cicero Created a Movement of Free Thinkers

Cicero is rarely read today, except by students of Classics and Latin. However, to understand the history of political thought, Cicero is an invaluable resource.

California Parents Pull Their Children, Stage Rally Over Controversial Sex-Ed Curriculum

California Parents Pull Their Children, Stage Rally Over Controversial Sex-Ed Curriculum

The sixth grade curriculum includes lessons on gender identity, birth control, the stages of sex, STDs, HIV, and pregnancy.

The Diversity Staff at the University of Michigan Is Nearly 100 Full-Time Employees

The Diversity Staff at the University of Michigan Is Nearly 100 Full-Time Employees

Mark Perry, an economics professor at the University of Michigan-Flint, shows that one-quarter of Michigan's “diversicrats” earn annual salaries of more than $100,000.

Psychologist: Rejecting Values and Responsibility Was a Big Mistake

Psychologist: Rejecting Values and Responsibility Was a Big Mistake

In becoming amoral, ethically neutral, and ‘free,’ we have cut the very roots of our being; lost our deepest sense of self-hood and identity; and, with neurotics themselves, find ourselves asking: Who am I? What is my destiny?

How Complaining Makes Us More Miserable, Ineffectual, and Insecure

How Complaining Makes Us More Miserable, Ineffectual, and Insecure

Complaining can become a state of mind, and in this state of mind humans tend to become less happy and effective.

As Traditional Religion Declines, Superstition—Not Atheism—Is the Big Winner

As Traditional Religion Declines, Superstition—Not Atheism—Is the Big Winner

Belief in God is declining and belief in ghosts and witches is rising.

Jacques Barzun Observations on Culture and Decline

Jacques Barzun Observations on Culture and Decline

Reflections from one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century.

5 Financial Benefits Singles are Missing by Being Single

5 Financial Benefits Singles are Missing by Being Single

On a purely selfish level, is marriage still worth the struggle and fuss?

How the Church of Climate Change Resembles a (Deadly) Cult

How the Church of Climate Change Resembles a (Deadly) Cult

Doomsday is not around the corner; doomsday is in the heads of those who have swigged the climate-change Kool-Aid.

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