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Jonathan Haidt: 6 Ways Universities Can Fight Intellectual Intolerance

Jonathan Haidt: 6 Ways Universities Can Fight Intellectual Intolerance

 They seem like prudent steps. The problem is that few universities seem committed to promoting intellectual diversity and tolerance.

Why Decline in Religion Might Be Driving the Campus Protests

Why Decline in Religion Might Be Driving the Campus Protests

Has the diminishment of one part of the First Amendment led to the squelching of another?

What Princess Charlotte’s Portrait Teaches Us about Raising Adults

What Princess Charlotte’s Portrait Teaches Us about Raising Adults

The Royals have caught onto an idea that’s been completely overlooked by all of us commoners across the pond.

Millennial Journalists Behaving Badly

Millennial Journalists Behaving Badly

Writers at Vice and Gizmodo recently displayed a profound unprofessionalism in their expletive-filled rants toward NYT columnist Bret Stephens.

3 Warning Signs Your Life is a Sitcom About Nothing

3 Warning Signs Your Life is a Sitcom About Nothing

In Seinfeld, the characters often feel like victims. Everyday life, whether it is buying soup or socks, is hard for a Seinfeld character.

Why Joel Osteen is the Perfect Pastor for Our Times

Why Joel Osteen is the Perfect Pastor for Our Times

Lakewood Church pastor Joel Osteen is famous for promoting a "prosperity gospel." 

Why All-Men’s Colleges Are Under Siege

Why All-Men’s Colleges Are Under Siege

There are over 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States. Four of them are all male. But that is at least one too many.

Joel Buchsbaum: The Legend Who Inspired the NFL Draft as We Know it Today

Joel Buchsbaum: The Legend Who Inspired the NFL Draft as We Know it Today

Buchsbaum wrote for Pro Football Weekly and each year produced an analysis of each of the 600 to 800 players.

What Caused the Collapse of Parental Authority?

What Caused the Collapse of Parental Authority?

Parental authority seems to have all but disappeared in many families. Instead, children are given the velvet glove treatment.

Are ‘Antifascists’ Employing a Crude Form of Terrorism?

Are ‘Antifascists’ Employing a Crude Form of Terrorism?

“Any campus speaker who arouses a protest is at risk of a beating,” says NYU professor Jonathan Haidt.

Duke Professor’s 1991 Warning about Campus Chaos is Oddly Prophetic

Duke Professor’s 1991 Warning about Campus Chaos is Oddly Prophetic

By exchanging objectivity for the tribal mentality, have universities fallen on their sword and done themselves in years ago without realizing it?

Heineken’s New Beer Commercial is Overtly Political—and Totally Awesome

Heineken’s New Beer Commercial is Overtly Political—and Totally Awesome

What separates Heineken’s commercial is that it’s not preaching politics to us; it’s telling people to get over politics.

‘Adulting’ School is Great – If It Happens in Elementary School

‘Adulting’ School is Great – If It Happens in Elementary School

Do schools need to go back to teaching basics like cooking to ensure that kids have the tools and responsibility to succeed in the real world?

Mike Rowe is Offended by Nordstrom’s $425 Fake Muddy Jeans

Mike Rowe is Offended by Nordstrom’s $425 Fake Muddy Jeans

America's Everyman succumbs to the American grievance industry. 

Ted Cruz Introduces Bill to Use El Chapo’s Drug Money to Fund Border Wall

Ted Cruz Introduces Bill to Use El Chapo’s Drug Money to Fund Border Wall

Using cash seized by drug lords to beef up border security looks like good policy and good politics.

If kids can’t cross streets safely, why do we offer them sex changes?

If kids can’t cross streets safely, why do we offer them sex changes?

The latest research by developmental psychologists shows that American children are not competent at crossing busy streets until they are at least 14.

The Main Trait That Sets Vocational Students Apart From College Kids

The Main Trait That Sets Vocational Students Apart From College Kids

Those who pursue the vocational path aren't dumb; they often possess the very traits employers are looking for.

Why Teaching Proper Manners to Kids is More Important Today Than Ever

Why Teaching Proper Manners to Kids is More Important Today Than Ever

‘Please’ and ‘thank you’ go a long way in a self-entitled world.  

Does College Chaos Increase When Schools Fail to Teach this One Subject?

Does College Chaos Increase When Schools Fail to Teach this One Subject?

Over the weekend, The Washington Post brought an interesting West Virginia school fight to the forefront.

The Bad Manners of the Campus Left (Video)

The Bad Manners of the Campus Left (Video)

Lawrence Reed, president of FEE, went to the University of Colorado-Denver to deliver a lecture on Ancient Rome. It didn't go well.

Bernie Sanders: Students Silencing Speakers ‘a Sign of Intellectual Weakness’

Bernie Sanders: Students Silencing Speakers ‘a Sign of Intellectual Weakness’

During a recent stop in Omaha, Sen. Bernie Sanders said efforts by students to silence conservative speakers signals their own intellectual weakness.

U.S. Students Are Using the Tactics of Kim Jong-un

U.S. Students Are Using the Tactics of Kim Jong-un

Repression of speech. Justifying and committing violent acts against speakers you disagree with. Where is all this heading?

The Loneliness of the Middle-aged Man

The Loneliness of the Middle-aged Man

As well as his family, a man needs friends.
 

What Deep Throat Could Teach Us About Fake News

What Deep Throat Could Teach Us About Fake News

The only way we can get out of this mess is to stop using the internet as a crutch for thinking.

Are We Focusing Too Much on Gender Discrimination?

Are We Focusing Too Much on Gender Discrimination?

The emotional quest for gender equality may be hurting, not helping, the female cause.

What’s So Wrong with Melania Trump Dressing Like a Lady?

What’s So Wrong with Melania Trump Dressing Like a Lady?

The pink, formal, ladylike dress Melania wore to the Easter Egg Roll didn't meet with everyone's approval.

10 Ways to Know You’re Being Gaslighted

10 Ways to Know You’re Being Gaslighted

When sociopaths and narcissists try to make you feel crazy, resist.

Did Respect Go Out the Door When We Abandoned ‘Mr.’ and ‘Mrs.’? (See Chart)

Did Respect Go Out the Door When We Abandoned ‘Mr.’ and ‘Mrs.’? (See Chart)

Do titles like Mr. and Miss set up boundaries which encourage greater respect for the individual?

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