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A World Without Heroes or Saints

A World Without Heroes or Saints

The humanitarian lie is in important respects less horrifying than the totalitarian one, but it is rooted in the same contempt for the political nature of man and the same ignorance of the human soul.

Throwing the Sheep to the Wolves

Throwing the Sheep to the Wolves

The students from Covington Catholic were quickly denounced by many leading Catholics. They would have done well to wait.

Homer’s Advice for Fathers and Sons

Homer’s Advice for Fathers and Sons

What would Homer say if he had the opportunity to not only see, but correspond with, those of us who live in the twenty-first century?

The Root of Our Troubles

The Root of Our Troubles

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

Free Seminar: How to Choose The Right College

Free Seminar: How to Choose The Right College

A Seminar on Harvard, State Schools, and Everything in Between

Populist Rebellion: Then & Now

Populist Rebellion: Then & Now

The motif of the era we are living through has emerged as one of rebellion against the establishment and the oligarchy that perpetuates it. The larger question is whether some politically amorphous dissident army can upend the status quo.

1 in 5 Lack Basic Literacy in These 3 States. Here's Why That Matters.

1 in 5 Lack Basic Literacy in These 3 States. Here's Why That Matters.

Adult illiteracy is one of the most overlooked socio-economic problems in America.

Marie Kondo is No Cure For Our Hyper-Consumer Culture

Marie Kondo is No Cure For Our Hyper-Consumer Culture

With a little restraint and common sense we wouldn't need her 'method' at all.

Physician Explains What's Wrong with the APA's Masculinity Guidelines
Why 'Garbage People' Deserve a Second Look

Why 'Garbage People' Deserve a Second Look

It’s time, as well, to quit labeling and denigrating people we never speak to except when we need them to put out fires, haul our broken cars, repair our plumbing, and do any of the other myriad tasks that keep us safe and our belongings intact.   

Why Ginsburg Fought Discrimination ‘On the Basis of Sex,’ Not Gender Identity

Why Ginsburg Fought Discrimination ‘On the Basis of Sex,’ Not Gender Identity

While Ruth Bader Ginsburg may not be my favorite Supreme Court justice in terms of her jurisprudence, I deeply admire how she proved that she is just as capable as any man to sit on the highest bench in the nation.

Why Can’t Schools Produce Well-Rounded Adults?

Why Can’t Schools Produce Well-Rounded Adults?

Many adults believe school did not give them the tools they need as adults.

California State Senate Committee Bans Saying ‘He’ and ‘She’

California State Senate Committee Bans Saying ‘He’ and ‘She’

They now want to control not just hateful language and racist language which we all agree is a bad thing, but everyday speech. ‘He’ and ‘she.’

When News Stories are about News Stories, Something has Gone Wrong.
The War Over ‘Toxic Masculinity’

The War Over ‘Toxic Masculinity’

It's splitting us down partisan lines and poisoning our social science.

Covington: Stay Strong, Boys!

Covington: Stay Strong, Boys!

Fear not, this storm will pass.

No, People Aren't Fine Just the Way They Are

No, People Aren't Fine Just the Way They Are

No lasting self-improvement will come from self-hatred, but no real positive emotion will be gained without striving.

Supreme Court Upholds Trump Transgender Military Policy—for Now

Supreme Court Upholds Trump Transgender Military Policy—for Now

The ruling comes as at least three lawsuits were filed on the matter.

Public Enemy Number One

Public Enemy Number One

Although the teen was silent, many observers detected a smirk indicative of Thought Crime on his face.

Is Tucker Right?

Is Tucker Right?

Is Tucker Carlson right to argue that the free market can be destructive to the family?

Why Politics Divides People

Why Politics Divides People

As electoral competition heats up this year, we will see politicians decrying opponents' negative attacks at the same time they are launching their own negative attacks.  That inconsistency will be maddening.

Why Liberal Chesterton Shunned the Progressive Label

Why Liberal Chesterton Shunned the Progressive Label

Although many, including President Teddy Roosevelt, saw eugenics as a social good, G. K. Chesterton was not among them.

Why I’m a ‘Misogynist’

Why I’m a ‘Misogynist’

Who are the real misogynists in today’s culture?

Gillette and the Rise of Political Sycophancy

Gillette and the Rise of Political Sycophancy

No wonder beards are making comeback.

Black Lives Only Matter if They Are Taken by Whites

Black Lives Only Matter if They Are Taken by Whites

Black children are, in fact, 10 times more likely to die of gun violence than white children. Furthermore, in most gun homicides of black children, the assailant was also black.

Where Is The Beauty in Buildings?

Where Is The Beauty in Buildings?

Each building has a voice, and each city, town, or village is merely a collection of those voices. 

Why the Gillette Ad Has Been Misjudged and Deserves a Second Look

Why the Gillette Ad Has Been Misjudged and Deserves a Second Look

Society doesn’t need men to stop being men. It needs men to start being better men.

Discovering How to Make Peace with Ourselves After Moral Failure

Discovering How to Make Peace with Ourselves After Moral Failure

You are a good person who abides by a moral code. Then, for whatever reason, you break that code. What now?

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