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Harvard Study: 4 Characteristics of Coworkers Who Actually Suck

Harvard Study: 4 Characteristics of Coworkers Who Actually Suck

#4: They emphasize following the rules.

The Root of War

The Root of War

It’s in each of us.

Most Americans Say Christmas Should Be Celebrated in Public Schools

Most Americans Say Christmas Should Be Celebrated in Public Schools

Are people tired of the "War on Christmas" in public schools?

Yikes! One-Third of Americans Can’t Name ANY First Amendment Rights
The Natural Condition of Humankind

The Natural Condition of Humankind

Order, justice, and freedom don't come naturally.

Can We Have a Discussion about Lying If We Don’t Agree about Truth?

Can We Have a Discussion about Lying If We Don’t Agree about Truth?

Dworkin’s conversation on lying is interesting, but can it reveal anything of substance in a society without truth?

Quoting the Old Testament to attack Christians? Careful.

Quoting the Old Testament to attack Christians? Careful.

Make sure you understand the traditions first. 

A Fatal Tendency of Mankind

A Fatal Tendency of Mankind

It's in each of us. 

Reducing youth aggression isn’t as easy as “Kumbaya”

Reducing youth aggression isn’t as easy as “Kumbaya”

"When marriage bells stop ringing in a neighborhood, the children in that neighborhood turn mean."
 

American students don’t know history

American students don’t know history

It’s one reason why we can’t rationally discuss things

Right and Wrong According to "Secret Agent" C.S. Lewis

Right and Wrong According to "Secret Agent" C.S. Lewis

Is Lewis' argument on the "Law of Nature" correct?

Our Over-Controlled Society is Damaging Children’s Social Skills

Our Over-Controlled Society is Damaging Children’s Social Skills

Do we need to re-evaluate the controlled, institutionalized approach we have employed toward education and other childhood activities?

'Tolerant' French Close Mosques

'Tolerant' French Close Mosques

The French have just shown that there are limits to tolerance.

This 1896 Text Gives One Clue on Handling High School Discipline

This 1896 Text Gives One Clue on Handling High School Discipline

How do we restore order and handle such glaring discipline issues in our schools?

The solution to school debt? Prostitution.

The solution to school debt? Prostitution.

But don’t call it prostitution.

High School Violence: A Sign that Schools Need Stronger Discipline Policies?

High School Violence: A Sign that Schools Need Stronger Discipline Policies?

The assault of a teacher at a St. Paul high school is cause for concern.

The Ideologies of Capitalism and Socialism

The Ideologies of Capitalism and Socialism

We ought to discourse in other terms, employing some moral imagination and confronting honestly our disorders...

Surrounded by mirrors, does it matter?

Surrounded by mirrors, does it matter?

It's the original selfie-maker.

The Irony of Banning Donald Trump for Hate-Speech

The Irony of Banning Donald Trump for Hate-Speech

And the fatal flaw of democracy.

10 Classic Tales to Put Under the Tree

10 Classic Tales to Put Under the Tree

Check out some of our staff favorites!

George Orwell: What is Fascism?

George Orwell: What is Fascism?

“Of all the unanswered questions of our time, perhaps the most important is: ‘What is Fascism?’

What’s Driving the Rise in ADHD?

What’s Driving the Rise in ADHD?

Is it influenced by American lifestyle choices?

Have we reached the end of history?

Have we reached the end of history?

Francis Fukuyama’s words about democracy against today’s realities.

Want a Long-Lasting Marriage? Avoid Cohabitation.

Want a Long-Lasting Marriage? Avoid Cohabitation.

A matter of common sense rather than a prudish whim?

E Pluribus Unum - 'Out of Many, One'

E Pluribus Unum - 'Out of Many, One'

What does it mean to be one? 

Move Over, Entitled Millennials

Move Over, Entitled Millennials

Entitlement attitudes may soon begin to cost millennials dearly.

10 Noam Chomsky Quotes That Reach Across the Political Aisle

10 Noam Chomsky Quotes That Reach Across the Political Aisle

Thoughtful quotes from the "Father of Modern Linguistics" on his birthday.

It’s terrorism, but the vibe out there is strange.

It’s terrorism, but the vibe out there is strange.

What's the mood of the country? 

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