At this point, you’ve likely heard the controversy over whether or not the beloved Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie are a homosexual couple.
The question should not be, "Do guns prevent crime?" The question should be, "Are guns useful at resisting crime?"
For decades, universities have drifted further and further away from their true purpose. Now they are taking the rest of the world with them.
We spend non-distracted moments in a frenzy of activity: doing dishes, folding laundry, paying bills, et cetera. And while all these things are engaging and important, they should not and do not contain the whole of contemplation.
On Saturday, October 6, 2018, The Charlemagne Institute (Intellectual Takeout's parent organization) is inviting ALL middle school & high school students as well as any young adults who are seeking vocational and professional guidance to our seminar on post-secondary decision-making.
Children make it difficult to have a perfectly clean and ordered house. There is nothing wrong with a little dust and chaos.
Most modern homes are stylish but not cozy, functional but not warm. But having the whole family over can be a way to recreate the coziness which earlier generations enjoyed.
Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez's expensive suit and clothes don't contradict her Socialism. On the contrary, they are perfectly consistent with historical Socialist practice.
Raising kids to take the punches of life begins with simple things like daily chores and exercise.
A new study is out that examines the risk of suicide among transgender teens. The results confirm a long pattern of data.
Many American women have swallowed the pill and the feminist promise of equality that it sells without question. But is that something we should rethink?
It's a whole different game when you're asked to open your wallet...
Does the NFL actually want the Colin Kaepernick controversy to continue?
When I taught homeschool seminars in Latin, history, and literature in Asheville, North Carolina, I would wait for a cold spell in February and then email my students to come to class dressed for the weather.
How old must a girl be to consent to a mastectomy?
The last Saturday morning in August, my wife noticed that some of our neighbors had a moving truck outside their home. After watching with the kids for a minute or two, she acknowledged that she had never seen the people before.
Making friends is not always easy, and sometimes the process won’t be much fun. But the alternative is loneliness and that’s far worse.
We are so used to the idea that, with a college degree and a packet of contraceptive pills, women are invincible, we are still trying to get our 21st century heads around the #MeToo phenomenon.
The results of the study raise serious questions about how families, schools, doctors, government, and the media should grapple with the increasing number of children and teens who self-identify as transgender.
Readers of Jane Austen’s novels recognize the plot that informs every story, the business of marriage that determines the future happiness of each eligible woman.
If we want students to try activities, to learn to work hard, to overcome challenges, and pursue their dreams, we need to stop demeaning their activities with something as flimsy as participation awards.
Once the “privileged” sex with many advantages, the American male now seems to be fighting an uphill battle to maintain a fair and reasonable position in society.
The minefield that is the millennial scene in which relationships – “The Friend Zone” - can remain undefined for months and years.
Is the Mark Knight cartoon of Serena Williams racist? It depends on where you sit.
What would C.S. Lewis say about the assertion that a "gay mafia" controls the Vatican?
A new study hints that it may.
After a decades-long career in film, theater, and education, actor Geoffrey Owens decided to take a part-time job as a cashier at Trader Joe’s.
The fact is, not every child in the world will turn into a stellar reader, sucking up information from books left and right. But there are a few simple ways adults can foster a love of reading in children.