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Separatism: Did Everyone Miss a Global Trend of a Different Kind?

Separatism: Did Everyone Miss a Global Trend of a Different Kind?

Is it possible the building block of the modern world was crumbling beneath our feet when we thought a new global order was taking shape?

Is it Okay to Tell Women to Dress Respectably?

Is it Okay to Tell Women to Dress Respectably?

University gets in trouble for suggesting its students dress like Grace Kelly instead of Kim Kardashian.

Kellyanne Conway and the Brave New Feminist World

Kellyanne Conway and the Brave New Feminist World

Trump's campaign manager has turned down a White House job to be with her children. Feminists freaked.

Why Don’t More People Teach Manners?

Why Don’t More People Teach Manners?

“Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.”

People Can’t Stop Talking About ‘Post-Truth’; So what is it?

People Can’t Stop Talking About ‘Post-Truth’; So what is it?

Defining this concept is not as easy as it appears.

NYT Publishes Fake News Story on Safe Spaces

NYT Publishes Fake News Story on Safe Spaces

The New York Times reports that Donald Trump supporters are now expressing a need for ‘safe spaces’ on college campuses. But are they?

Whatever Happened to ‘Go Outside and Play’?

Whatever Happened to ‘Go Outside and Play’?

Are today's parents micromanaging their kids to the point of harm?

C.S. Lewis’ ‘Lost’ Parable on the Meaning of Christmas
Admiral Rips Kneeling During National Anthem in Pearl Harbor Speech

Admiral Rips Kneeling During National Anthem in Pearl Harbor Speech

Adm. Harry Harris doesn't sound like he's much of a fan of kneeling during the National Anthem. 

What Michael Slager’s Mistrial Means (And Doesn’t Mean)

What Michael Slager’s Mistrial Means (And Doesn’t Mean)

Slate offers a perfect example of the dangers of letting political correspondents cover the crime beat.  

Old Man Potter: The Real Hero of 'It's a Wonderful Life'

Old Man Potter: The Real Hero of 'It's a Wonderful Life'

It is not an exaggeration to say that without Henry Potter, Bedford Falls would cease to exist.

Is Eliminating Jobs Really ‘Progress’?

Is Eliminating Jobs Really ‘Progress’?

Amazon grocery stores will eliminate waiting in lines... and jobs.

Does God See Humans as His Children or His Servants?

Does God See Humans as His Children or His Servants?

The question gets to the heart of a fundamental theological difference between Christianity and Islam.

Can Vocational Classes Teach Kids to 'Adult'?

Can Vocational Classes Teach Kids to 'Adult'?

Is it possible that vocational training would set kids on the path to becoming adults far more quickly than they do today?

The Moral Problem with that  'Last Tango' Rape Scene

The Moral Problem with that 'Last Tango' Rape Scene

A famous scene from the 1972 film 'The Last Tango in Paris' was shot by violating a very basic requirement for exercising moral agency.

New Normal on College Campuses: “I believe in free speech, but…”

New Normal on College Campuses: “I believe in free speech, but…”

A professor of sociology at the University of Kent says free speech on university campuses is under the gravest threat.

Media’s Hit Job on Chip and Joanna Gaines is Dangerous

Media’s Hit Job on Chip and Joanna Gaines is Dangerous

One wonders if the folks at BuzzFeed might try a similar tactic with prominent Muslims who worship at mosques. 

What Spawned Abdul Artan’s Rage?

What Spawned Abdul Artan’s Rage?

Friends and students described the now-dead Ohio State student as bright, humble, and nice. So what went wrong?   

Tim Allen Show Roasts Political Correctness in Academia

Tim Allen Show Roasts Political Correctness in Academia

It’s a pretty funny clip. The sad part is that there are students paying $3,000 a credit for this stuff. 

Using Campuses as Illegal Immigration Sanctuaries is a Bad Idea

Using Campuses as Illegal Immigration Sanctuaries is a Bad Idea

And the efforts are unlikely to withstand legal scrutiny. 

The Historical Origin of 'Political Correctness'

The Historical Origin of 'Political Correctness'

A professor at Boston University recently touched on origins of the term ‘politically correct.’ And it's revealing.

Colleges Offer ‘Puppy Therapy’ to Stressed Students

Colleges Offer ‘Puppy Therapy’ to Stressed Students

If students are given emotional pacifiers for the tough times, is it any wonder they're clueless about how to function as adults later in life?

Chesterton: In Defense of Eating that Christmas Turkey

Chesterton: In Defense of Eating that Christmas Turkey

The holiday season is here, and with it comes the dance to make sure nobody is offended.

Why Gay Men in Relationships Should Think About HIV

Why Gay Men in Relationships Should Think About HIV

Gay men and other men who have sex with men are the only risk group in the U.S. to be experiencing an increase in HIV infections.

Mike Rowe on the College President Who Ditched the Flag

Mike Rowe on the College President Who Ditched the Flag

Why is it that no one burns flags at trade schools?

C.S. Lewis on How the Ego Thwarts Prayer

C.S. Lewis on How the Ego Thwarts Prayer

Is prayer all too often thwarted by the inflated egos of humanity?

Hollywood’s Disgraceful Hero-Worship of Castro

Hollywood’s Disgraceful Hero-Worship of Castro

Castro’s own daughter sought asylum in the United States and denounced her father as “a tyrant.” 

When the Words ‘His’ and ‘Hers’ Become Heresy

When the Words ‘His’ and ‘Hers’ Become Heresy

Have we finally arrived at the future Orwell predicted? 

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