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Rest and Quiet Contemplation: We Need More

Rest and Quiet Contemplation: We Need More

How much can the chattering class actually help me be a better person, a better husband, a better father, or a better boss?

Hanukkah is About Jewish Survival

Hanukkah is About Jewish Survival

A look at the the origin and development of Hanukkah over the past more than 2,000 years.

Toxic Masculinity at Intellectual Takeout

Toxic Masculinity at Intellectual Takeout

Addressing the accusation.

Can Rising Depression Rates Be Reduced by This New Education Tactic?

Can Rising Depression Rates Be Reduced by This New Education Tactic?

Downshall Primary School is trying a new approach to education and enjoying great success.

Gay Men Now Earn More Than Straight Men, Study Finds

Gay Men Now Earn More Than Straight Men, Study Finds

A new study conducted by researchers at Vanderbilt University found that gay men make considerably more than straight men, on average.

Should Women Take Their Husband's Last Name?

Should Women Take Their Husband's Last Name?

So what’s in a name? Apparently for men, a lot.

How ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Symbolizes the Triumph of Common Sense

How ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Symbolizes the Triumph of Common Sense

The rags to riches backstory of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" is one we could all stand to hear.

How a ‘Pronoun’ Class Got a Young Canadian Academic Censured

How a ‘Pronoun’ Class Got a Young Canadian Academic Censured

Social justice warriors weaponise ‘hate’ to silence free discussion.

School SUED for Ban of Conservative Club that Criticized National Anthem Protest

School SUED for Ban of Conservative Club that Criticized National Anthem Protest

A Minnesota school was sued this week for allegedly banning a conservative club that had criticized a student-led protest of the National Anthem on Veterans Day.  

News Is Suffering From Groupthink, Say Critics

News Is Suffering From Groupthink, Say Critics

Media critics weighed-in on what they contend is the biggest problem in mass media today at a recent event hosted by the Heritage Foundation. 

Eating Out is Probably Devouring Much More of Your Budget Than You Realize

Eating Out is Probably Devouring Much More of Your Budget Than You Realize

A new study reveals a big gap in what people think they spend on eating out and what they actually spend. 

Breaking the Silence on the Toxic Masculinity at Intellectual Takeout

Breaking the Silence on the Toxic Masculinity at Intellectual Takeout

The tell-all of a lone female who is preventing Intellectual Takeout headquarters from “becoming a frat house.”

Wedding Cakes Have Nothing to Do With Free Speech

Wedding Cakes Have Nothing to Do With Free Speech

It’s all because many decades ago the courts abandoned the principle that liberty and private property necessarily entail the right of freedom of association, which necessarily entails the right to discriminate.

3 in 4 Young Adults Think ‘Snowflakes’ Too Emotionally Fragile to Be Labeled as Such
New Hippocratic Oath Calls on Physicians to Respect ‘Autonomy and Dignity’ of Trans Patients

New Hippocratic Oath Calls on Physicians to Respect ‘Autonomy and Dignity’ of Trans Patients

The World Medical Association added language to the Physician's Oath calling on doctors to 'respect the autonomy and dignity' of patients who identify as transgender.

Who will read in the future?

Who will read in the future?

Facebook is betting that video will kill text within 5 years.

Latest Millennial Dream Job? Farming

Latest Millennial Dream Job? Farming

Why the sudden uptick in college-educated, twenty-something, farming newbies entering the field?

Uberizing Education

Uberizing Education

Conventional schooling forces learners to consume knowledge, whereas the future of education empowers learners--of all ages and stages--to create knowledge. 

The Decline of Male Friendship is Harming Men

The Decline of Male Friendship is Harming Men

Are we thwarting the ambition and drive of men by insisting that everything they do must be inclusive of the female sex?

Why Kids Benefit from Family Traditions

Why Kids Benefit from Family Traditions

Needless to say, traditions are a great way to impart the family lore and anecdotes that help children understand who they are, where they come from, and what their ancestors went through in the past.

The Glorious Inefficiency of Local Bookstores

The Glorious Inefficiency of Local Bookstores

Like its cousin the public library, the bookstore once connoted the posture of reflective quiet that digesting a good book requires. No longer.

Can Marriage Help Prevent Dementia?

Can Marriage Help Prevent Dementia?

New research finds robust links between tying the knot and keeping your wits.

C.S. Lewis on Government, Economics, and Freedom

C.S. Lewis on Government, Economics, and Freedom

“I believe a man is happier, and happy in a richer way, if he has ‘the freeborn mind’. But I doubt whether he can have this without economic independence, which the new society is abolishing."

Parental Discipline is Disappearing and the Public is Paying the Price

Parental Discipline is Disappearing and the Public is Paying the Price

Fifty-five percent of parents admitted to being less strict than their own parents had been, and a quarter of parents don’t discipline their children for fear of upsetting them.

Why Black Kids Get Trapped in Failing Schools

Why Black Kids Get Trapped in Failing Schools

It’s in the interest of black people for more of our youngsters to attend better schools. However, it’s in the interest of the education establishment to keep black youngsters in failing public schools.

There’s a Simple Reason Today’s Students ‘Know Nothing’

There’s a Simple Reason Today’s Students ‘Know Nothing’

American schools have been following the educational ideas of one man for a number of decades... and student knowledge continues to stagnate.

Parole Violations Are a Big Reason U.S. Prisons Are So Full

Parole Violations Are a Big Reason U.S. Prisons Are So Full

Reducing the prison population requires a deeper understanding of what drives "the revolving door," two academics say.

Why Sleeping Beauty is Now Facing a Book Ban

Why Sleeping Beauty is Now Facing a Book Ban

A British mum of a six-year old has asked his school to withdraw the classic fairy tale Sleeping Beauty from its curriculum.

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