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Netherlands Discovers ‘Achilles Heel’ of Euthanasia

Netherlands Discovers ‘Achilles Heel’ of Euthanasia

Has the Netherlands found the “Achilles heel” of Euthanasia? That’s the question quietly being asked in Dutch medical circles.

The Casualties of Surrogacy

The Casualties of Surrogacy

A healthy society would not create a multi-billion-dollar fertility industry at the risk of the health and well-being of women and children.

Five Facts About Women's Suffrage

Five Facts About Women's Suffrage

This week marks the centennial anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Why ‘Mama Ain’t Happy’: Breadwinning Moms and Life Satisfaction

Why ‘Mama Ain’t Happy’: Breadwinning Moms and Life Satisfaction

The satisfaction levels of breadwinning moms pale in comparison to those of non-breadwinning moms, with nearly 70 percent of the latter group expressing great satisfaction with their family life.

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan: Rife With Deceit?

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan: Rife With Deceit?

According to Bernie Sanders, the core problems of the U.S. education system are racism and underfunding.

The Power of 'Just a Note'

The Power of 'Just a Note'

Most of us know the power of the note, although, if you are like me, you often neglect the opportunity to practice that power.

Is Meryl Streep Right in Saying That Women Can Be Pretty Toxic?

Is Meryl Streep Right in Saying That Women Can Be Pretty Toxic?

Perhaps it’s time we stop pretending that men have a monopoly on toxicity.

Three Classic Reads That Are Still Relevant Today

Three Classic Reads That Are Still Relevant Today

We often overlook books from the past, preferring to look at something fresh and relevant. But might these works from the past give us fresh insight into present issues?

100 Reasons to Homeschool Your Kids

100 Reasons to Homeschool Your Kids

Homeschooling is all about having the liberty to learn.

The Way of the Sixgun: An American Martial Art

The Way of the Sixgun: An American Martial Art

With culture around us apparently in decline, it’s worth celebrating uniquely American traditions, especially growing ones.

What Melania's Hat Can Teach Us About First Impressions

What Melania's Hat Can Teach Us About First Impressions

I caught my first glimpse of Melania’s outfit soon after she and President Trump arrived at Buckingham Palace, kicking off their 2019 state visit.

Why Fewer and Fewer Americans are Getting Divorced

Why Fewer and Fewer Americans are Getting Divorced

Divorce rates dipped in 2018, especially among adults forty-five and younger.

How the Chinese Are Erasing the Tiananmen Square Massacre From History

How the Chinese Are Erasing the Tiananmen Square Massacre From History

Sadly, it seems that this famous image and the events of June 4, 1989, have largely faded from the collective consciousness of the Chinese people due to an Orwellian campaign of official repression and self-imposed censorship.

Why Gun Ownership Rates Tell Us Little About Homicide Trends in America

Why Gun Ownership Rates Tell Us Little About Homicide Trends in America

There is not a consensus among criminologists, sociologists, and historians that guns are the primary or driving factor behind US homicide rates.

Extended Childhood: The New American Way

Extended Childhood: The New American Way

We all want our children to have the quality of resilience, but are we making it difficult for them to obtain?

The Consequences of an Anti-Male Culture

The Consequences of an Anti-Male Culture

Young adults have become unwitting victims of a culture whose values have gone drastically awry.

What’s Behind the ‘Sex Recession’?

What’s Behind the ‘Sex Recession’?

One factor is the increased availability of online entertainment and other digital usage.

Let's Talk About Big, Bad, Greedy Capitalism

Let's Talk About Big, Bad, Greedy Capitalism

“When you see the greed and the concentration of power, did you ever have a moment of doubt about capitalism and whether greed is a good idea to run on?” Milton Friedman was asked. His answer is important.

How College Students Really Feel About Free Speech on Campus

How College Students Really Feel About Free Speech on Campus

A new survey finding that college students generally support free speech also shows what for some is a worrisome divide over what students value more: an “inclusive society” that “welcomes diverse groups” or protecting “the extremes of free speech.”

Leaving the Peach State Won’t Be so Peachy for Netflix

Leaving the Peach State Won’t Be so Peachy for Netflix

As Netflix attempts to strong-arm the state of Georgia, they may want to take time for some self-evaluation.

The Dictatorship of the Young

The Dictatorship of the Young

We are left with children who rely not on authoritative adults but on news from nowhere.

The Three Things Every Good Man Wants to Do for Women

The Three Things Every Good Man Wants to Do for Women

Would we see women who are less stressed if they stepped back and allowed men to take more of a pursuer, protector, and provider role in their lives?

Why Are We No Longer Visiting Our Nation's Historical Sites?

Why Are We No Longer Visiting Our Nation's Historical Sites?

One of the things an American visitor at these monuments notices is the inordinately large proportion of non-American visitors.

Graduates, Be Skeptical of Those in Power

Graduates, Be Skeptical of Those in Power

Here's what I want this year's graduates to know...

Biological Male Wins NCAA Women’s Track Championship

Biological Male Wins NCAA Women’s Track Championship

A biological male who identifies as a transgender woman won an NCAA national championship over Memorial Day weekend.

Debunking Seven Persistent Myths About Homeschoolers

Debunking Seven Persistent Myths About Homeschoolers

Time to put these misconceptions to rest once and for all.

Should Hikers Pay for Their Own Rescue?

Should Hikers Pay for Their Own Rescue?

Usually, such emergency services are provided “free” to victims as part of the overall “public good” of safety. In reality, the costs fall upon taxpayers, who are often irritated at having to bail out individuals who don’t take common sense precautions.  

When the Tassle Isn't Worth the Hassle

When the Tassle Isn't Worth the Hassle

Looking beyond the practicalities, though, we should keep in mind that education ought to be more than mere job preparation. It should be soulcraft, enabling the student to realize his human potential, and preparing him to embrace the true, beautiful, and good (both in this world and the next).

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