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Study: Those Participation Trophies Aren’t Doing Kids Any Good

Study: Those Participation Trophies Aren’t Doing Kids Any Good

Unearned praise, we seem to have determined, is necessary to ensure that children don’t get depressed and fall further behind their peers.

Plato, Descartes and Kant Too White for Univ. Students

Plato, Descartes and Kant Too White for Univ. Students

Students: “White philosophers” should be studied only “if required”--and then only critically.

Chicago: 3 out of 4 Blacks Born out of Wedlock

Chicago: 3 out of 4 Blacks Born out of Wedlock

Let’s talk about the issues behind Chicago’s violence.

America’s Kids Badly Need a ‘Chore Culture’

America’s Kids Badly Need a ‘Chore Culture’

Would we see a change of direction in society if more kids were raised in a “chore culture” of hard work and responsibility both at home and school?

No, Don, this was Evil

No, Don, this was Evil

Bad parenting or not, the perpetrators of this crime must be held accountable for their actions.

Neuroscientist: Gender-neutral Parenting is ‘Futile’

Neuroscientist: Gender-neutral Parenting is ‘Futile’

Have we been misguided in our attempts toward gender neutrality?

Terrifying Beauty Makes no Sense

Terrifying Beauty Makes no Sense

There are some things that evolutionary biology can’t answer.

Apprenticeships Are Leading a Quiet Revolution in Higher Ed

Apprenticeships Are Leading a Quiet Revolution in Higher Ed

The apprentice revolution is not just a better way to learn and work. It’s a better way to think and live.

Teacher Explains Why Schools Can’t Produce Well-Educated Minds
Can’t Find a Man? Now You Can Marry Yourself!
Is Hunting Moral? A Philosopher Unpacks the Question

Is Hunting Moral? A Philosopher Unpacks the Question

As a student of philosophy and ethics, I think philosophy can help us clarify, systematize and evaluate the arguments on both sides.

College Shouldn’t Be Considered the Only Option for Success

College Shouldn’t Be Considered the Only Option for Success

Pushing everyone toward college can only lead to disillusionment and lost opportunities for both the student and society at large.

Psychologist: Society Experiencing a 'Devaluation of Masculinity'

Psychologist: Society Experiencing a 'Devaluation of Masculinity'

Society is experiencing a “devaluation of masculinity,” a fact attributable to the lack of male role models in current culture.

Viral Video: Author Explains What’s Wrong with Millennials

Viral Video: Author Explains What’s Wrong with Millennials

Simon Sinek offer 4 reasons why millennials are so tough to manage in the workplace.

France Bans Parents from Spanking Their Children

France Bans Parents from Spanking Their Children

France thinks it's the parents, not the kids, who need an attitude adjustment.
 

Why Technology Advanced So Quickly the Past 200 Years

Why Technology Advanced So Quickly the Past 200 Years

Technology has advanced exponentially since the Industrial Revolution 200 years ago. But why?

Has Society Forgotten How to Be Responsible?

Has Society Forgotten How to Be Responsible?

Would we see a more functional, thriving population if Americans began embracing responsibility instead of thrusting it off on others?

For Americans, Work-Life Balance Is Becoming More Elusive

For Americans, Work-Life Balance Is Becoming More Elusive

Are we living to work rather than working to live?

If Women are Better Doctors, Aren’t Men Better Firefighters?

If Women are Better Doctors, Aren’t Men Better Firefighters?

If the Left is willing to admit that men and women might not be the same, for consistency’s sake, it had better prepare for the consequences.

Be the Master of the Thrift Store

Be the Master of the Thrift Store

You would never shop there, right? Well, why not? Don’t let snobbery stop you.

Two Things Holding America Together

Two Things Holding America Together

A photojournalist touring the U.S. offers a stunning and powerful portrait of America, showing what is holding it together. 

Why I'll Miss Carrie Fisher

Why I'll Miss Carrie Fisher

The daughter of screen legend Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher, Carrie Fisher grew up in the glamour (and turbulence) of Hollywood.

Blade Runner 2049: The Thinker’s Film of 2017?

Blade Runner 2049: The Thinker’s Film of 2017?

The film, which is slated to hit theaters in October, will probe a timeless and timely question: What does it mean to be human? 

Webcamming: The Sex Work Revolution No One Will Talk About

Webcamming: The Sex Work Revolution No One Will Talk About

While giving women a platform to conduct sex work, webcamming also generates sizeable corporate profits. 

Countdown: Our Most Read Stories of 2016 (25-1)

Countdown: Our Most Read Stories of 2016 (25-1)

Looking forward to a great 2017 of rational and reasoned discourse with you, our wonderful audience!

Shakespeare the Scapegoat: Sacrificing the Bard on an Altar of Ignorance

Shakespeare the Scapegoat: Sacrificing the Bard on an Altar of Ignorance

Ivy League students removed a hallway portrait of William Shakespeare (too white) and replaced it with a photo of black lesbian activist.

America's Corrupt Aristocracy

America's Corrupt Aristocracy

After the deaths of George Michael and Carrie Fisher, a Daily Beast headline declared, "We have lost our Prince and Princess."

NPR: Gun Homicides in Chicago Reach ‘Startling Number’

NPR: Gun Homicides in Chicago Reach ‘Startling Number’

Resident: ‘It’s like the devil is just loose.’

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