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Why Using the Turpin Family’s House of Horrors to Attack Homeschooling is Dishonest (and Unwise)

Why Using the Turpin Family’s House of Horrors to Attack Homeschooling is Dishonest (and Unwise)

Public school advocates who use this outrageous example to attack homeschooling open themselves up to attack on a different front.

The 10 Indicators of a True Gentleman

The 10 Indicators of a True Gentleman

Can true gentlemen exist in the #MeToo movement?

Jordan B. Peterson Is the Furthest Thing from the Alt-Right

Jordan B. Peterson Is the Furthest Thing from the Alt-Right

His project is about personal, not political, empowerment.

Massive Study Finds Link Between High Screen Time and Unhappiness

Massive Study Finds Link Between High Screen Time and Unhappiness

Research published in the journal "Emotion" shows how changes in how we're spending our free time coincided with a drop in the happiness of a million students surveyed.

Medical Journal: Extend Adolescence to Age 24

Medical Journal: Extend Adolescence to Age 24

Will maturity come by extending childhood?

Sex and Marriage: 6 Statistics That Might Surprise You
Does Work Make Mothers Happy?

Does Work Make Mothers Happy?

Czech sociologist Dana Hamplova provides an answer with results from a European study of mothers with children under three.

How the Great Books Are Revolutionizing College Admissions Tests

How the Great Books Are Revolutionizing College Admissions Tests

Students who take the Classic Learning Test are more deeply measured in intellectual proficiency.

Patrick Deneen: Why Liberalism Has Failed

Patrick Deneen: Why Liberalism Has Failed

Patrick Deneen, a political theorist who teaches at Notre Dame, has with great force identified a fundamental tendency of our times.

7 Ways Tech Executives Limit Their Children’s Internet Usage

7 Ways Tech Executives Limit Their Children’s Internet Usage

A few simple ways in which parents can reclaim common sense in the tech-obsessed world.

Can #MeToo Feminism and the Hookup Culture Coexist?

Can #MeToo Feminism and the Hookup Culture Coexist?

Casual hookups are getting more complicated. The actor Aziz Ansari is the latest celebrity to be accused of sexual misconduct. 

Why One Inner City College is Bringing Back Plato

Why One Inner City College is Bringing Back Plato

Instead of teaching woke literature that’s social justice compatible, the college is teaching Plato.

Why MLK's Vision of Love as a Moral Imperative Still Matters

Why MLK's Vision of Love as a Moral Imperative Still Matters

MLK focused on the role of love as key to building healthy communities and the ways in which love can and should be at the center of our social interactions.

The Suffering of Surrogacy: A Veteran Feminist Spells It Out

The Suffering of Surrogacy: A Veteran Feminist Spells It Out

As a radical feminist and lesbian academic, Dr Klein’s views are not mainstream. Yet any reader will recognise that they are common-sense, based on women’s concrete experiences.

What Today’s Young Men and Women Can Learn From the Abernathy Boys

What Today’s Young Men and Women Can Learn From the Abernathy Boys

The exploits of these two boys will horrify today's helicopter parents.

How Collective Narcissism Fuels Political and Social Discord

How Collective Narcissism Fuels Political and Social Discord

Collective narcissists are not simply content to be members of a valuable group, a psychologist explains. 

Meet the Theologian Who Taught MLK the Value of Nonviolence

Meet the Theologian Who Taught MLK the Value of Nonviolence

Howard Thurman and Martin Luther King Jr. were both steeped in the Baptist tradition.

The Decline and Fall of 'The Andy Griffith Show'

The Decline and Fall of 'The Andy Griffith Show'

The Mayberry that we see in the first few seasons of The Andy Griffith Show is systematically undermined, desecrated, and destroyed by the iconoclasm of sixties’ ideological hedonism…

The Sexual Revolution That Needs to Happen, But Won't

The Sexual Revolution That Needs to Happen, But Won't

We still have an old problem that the sexual revolution has not solved, and might even have made worse.

Failing Well Is the Key to Success

Failing Well Is the Key to Success

Defeat is painful, but it is absolutely necessary for growth.

My Random, Bold Predictions for 2018

My Random, Bold Predictions for 2018

Let it be known that I am not a prophet, and I will quite happily eat crow, eat my hat, eat my words… when my prognostications prove preposterous and my prophecies prove to be not prophetic, but pathetic.

Couple Forced to Dismantle Dream Treehouse. Because Regulations.

Couple Forced to Dismantle Dream Treehouse. Because Regulations.

Lynn Tran and Richard Hazen checked with the government before building an elaborate treehouse on their private property. Then the government changed its mind.

How Online Dating is Saving Marriage (and Making Society Less Segregated)

How Online Dating is Saving Marriage (and Making Society Less Segregated)

Nearly one third of modern marriages in the US now begin online - but that's not the whole story.

The Future Will Not Be Dull

The Future Will Not Be Dull

The future in a representative capitalist democracy has never shown any inclination to permanency, but the volume and velocity of change approaching our species in the current age may be unprecedented.

Why a 'Loneliness Epidemic' is Upon Us

Why a 'Loneliness Epidemic' is Upon Us

What kind of society creates a vulnerability to loneliness? The answer seems obvious, but admitting it runs against the grain.

The Daddy Gap: 1 in 4 Fathers Don’t Live with Their Kids

The Daddy Gap: 1 in 4 Fathers Don’t Live with Their Kids

Today’s men – whether they be current or future fathers – have been inundated with messages that they are unnecessary, ineffective, and even predatory at times.

Ben Franklin’s 5 Secrets to Successful Friendships

Ben Franklin’s 5 Secrets to Successful Friendships

As one of America's earliest diplomats, Franklin had firsthand experience in gaining and maintaining valuable friendships.

Stop Worrying About Not Getting Enough Exercise and Being too Stressed – You May Live Longer

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