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How China Weaponizes Mass Migration Against Hong Kong

How China Weaponizes Mass Migration Against Hong Kong

The targeted use of immigration by the Chinese government could result in the dilution of the Hong Kongese identity.

What Public Schools Get Wrong About Diversity

What Public Schools Get Wrong About Diversity

What if our promotion of diversity is all wrong?

Why Difficult Video Games Are Best

Why Difficult Video Games Are Best

For a fascination that can easily grow into an addiction, tremendous difficulty is a good thing.

Batman vs. Modern Art

Batman vs. Modern Art

Critiques of modern art, or anything, are perhaps done best with a healthy dose of good-natured humor.

Neat Freak No More: Some Thoughts on Housekeeping

Neat Freak No More: Some Thoughts on Housekeeping

There's something oddly satisfying about giving everything a good clean once in a while.

Incidentally White

Incidentally White

White nationalism is in fact a very specific form of rootlessness, an ideology of alienation.

Silicon Valley Wants to Read Your Mind - That's a Problem

Silicon Valley Wants to Read Your Mind - That's a Problem

Facebook and Neuralink are hoping to be able to read or directly connect to your brain. This presents a whole set of ethical problems.

Steve Jobs’s Unveiling of the iPhone Holds a Timeless Economic Lesson

Steve Jobs’s Unveiling of the iPhone Holds a Timeless Economic Lesson

Even geniuses can't always see where human ingenuity will take them.

In Praise of ‘Garbagemen’

In Praise of ‘Garbagemen’

We don’t fully value the work of “garbagemen” until we have to live without their services.

The Root of Our Troubles

The Root of Our Troubles

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

Income Inequality Is Not the Enemy

Income Inequality Is Not the Enemy

It's very easy to find ways to be miserable when all you do is compare yourself to those who are better off than yourself.

Biologically Male D1 Runner Switches to Women’s Team for Senior Year

Biologically Male D1 Runner Switches to Women’s Team for Senior Year

A biologically male runner in the NCAA’s top division is competing in women’s cross country this fall.

Australian Doctors Are Bullying Parents of Transgender Children

Australian Doctors Are Bullying Parents of Transgender Children

Medical professionals are bullying parents into conforming to transgender expectations of medical treatment, without the full background information they need.

How to Make the Thrill of Love Return in Marriage

How to Make the Thrill of Love Return in Marriage

Falling out of love does not mean that the thrill of romance will never return.

The Difference Between Classical and Traditional Education

The Difference Between Classical and Traditional Education

What is it that sets classical education apart from the traditional schooling? 

What Happened to the Epstein Story?

What Happened to the Epstein Story?

While conspiracies about the 9/11 attacks are allowed to run rampant, any questioning of the death of Jeffrey Epstein is being squashed by the American Elite.

Self-Esteem: Not the Virtue We Think It Is

Self-Esteem: Not the Virtue We Think It Is

Is humility worth defending?

Spreading Their Wings: How to Help Young People Succeed in College

Spreading Their Wings: How to Help Young People Succeed in College

It’s that time of year and that time of life.

What Will and Kate Teach Us About Earning Respect

What Will and Kate Teach Us About Earning Respect

Perhaps we would do well to follow their example.

50 Years Later, the Spirit of ’69 Feels Like a Hangover

50 Years Later, the Spirit of ’69 Feels Like a Hangover

What remains of 1969? One might recall some of Fonda’s last words in Easy Rider, “We blew it,” and think of them as an epitaph for an era as well as a film.

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood': Remembering a Culture War That Never Happened

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood': Remembering a Culture War That Never Happened

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” is about a moment when something big happened, and historical trajectory shifted. Except, in the film, the moment is stopped from happening.

Politicians Don't Seem to Laugh at Themselves as Much Anymore

Politicians Don't Seem to Laugh at Themselves as Much Anymore

It is unclear exactly why this has become something of a lost art.

Why ‘Adult Recess’ Is Becoming a Trend

Why ‘Adult Recess’ Is Becoming a Trend

Is it time our society grew up?

Retooling Pronouns: Let’s Bring Back the Royal ‘We’

Retooling Pronouns: Let’s Bring Back the Royal ‘We’

Queen Victoria, so the story goes, sometimes resorted to the royal “we.” “We are not amused,” she might remark.

Dilemmas of the 21st-Century American Parent

Dilemmas of the 21st-Century American Parent

We are letting our children down with our desire for quick fixes and convenient “solutions” that don’t come close to identifying underlying problems.

Delusion, Doublespeak, and Duplicity: Why Language Matters

Delusion, Doublespeak, and Duplicity: Why Language Matters

To paraphrase Orwell, thought corrupts language and language corrupts thought.

How Bad Is the Dating Scene in American Churches?

How Bad Is the Dating Scene in American Churches?

“Where are the good Christian men?” That question is being asked by single Christian women across America.

California’s Ethnic Indoctrination Would Dump the Melting Pot

California’s Ethnic Indoctrination Would Dump the Melting Pot

The “salad bowl” philosophy informs every word of the Golden State’s proposed curriculum for a new high school graduation requirement.

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