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Do Not Pet: The Consequences of Humanizing Animals

Do Not Pet: The Consequences of Humanizing Animals

As a society, is it time that we stop sheltering ourselves from reality and come to grips with the fact that humans and animals are very different?

Can Paedophilia Stage a Comeback?

Can Paedophilia Stage a Comeback?

Our culture may have got a lot of things wrong about sex, but it got one thing right: paedophilia is a terrible crime.

Questions, But No Answer

Questions, But No Answer

“Well, I am just plain bumfuzzled.”

The Myth of American Meritocracy

The Myth of American Meritocracy

 A college bribery scandal reveals an ugly truth.

Former Navy SEAL Suggests 3 Reasons Young People Are Buying into Socialism

Former Navy SEAL Suggests 3 Reasons Young People Are Buying into Socialism

"It's a lack of gratitude," notes U.S. Representative Dan Crenshaw.

The Most Intolerant County in America (and the Most Tolerant City)
7 Ways to Find Truth in a Clickbait World

7 Ways to Find Truth in a Clickbait World

We live in a time when too much of our news resembles something between the Pravda and the Onion.

Three-Quarters of Parents ‘Adulting’ for Their Grown Children

Three-Quarters of Parents ‘Adulting’ for Their Grown Children

When should parents transfer responsibility to their children?

7 Reasons Why the Equality Act Is Anything But

7 Reasons Why the Equality Act Is Anything But

The writing is on the wall: The Equality Act is anything but.

How Storytelling Could Revitalize U.S. History Scores

How Storytelling Could Revitalize U.S. History Scores

Whatever I teach, I teach storytelling.

Class Struggle and the End of Identity Politics

Class Struggle and the End of Identity Politics

The end of identity politics is that you end up in a class of one.

Why We Need a Socialist Dating Market

Why We Need a Socialist Dating Market

Dating apps like Tinder  have created a large, unregulated market for dating.  But here is where capitalism fails. Every man can join a dating app, few will ever get a date.  

Life Lessons from a Modern-Day Lighthouse Keeper

Life Lessons from a Modern-Day Lighthouse Keeper

Split Rock Lighthouse keeper Lee Radzak is leaving the job after 36 years. What made him stay so long?

Seven Ways to Remain Sane in an Age of Insanity

Seven Ways to Remain Sane in an Age of Insanity

All of us, liberals and conservatives, need laughter. Not the snide humor of some late-night comedians, mind you, but the rolling guffaw our attackers deserve, a belly laugh of epic proportions.

 

The Carl Jung Behind Jordan Peterson

The Carl Jung Behind Jordan Peterson

The Swiss psychologist foresaw and lamented the West's break with tradition and the loneliness of modernity.

Media Hostility Could Help Trump Win Reelection

Media Hostility Could Help Trump Win Reelection

Those who “don’t remember history are condemned to repeat it.” But the hostile media apparently don’t remember history and are at it again.

I Was America’s First ‘Nonbinary’ Person. It Was All a Sham.

I Was America’s First ‘Nonbinary’ Person. It Was All a Sham.

Three years ago, I decided that I was neither male nor female, but nonbinary. Now, I want to live again as the man that I am.

The New Moralism of Female Leaders

The New Moralism of Female Leaders

If we truly believe men and women to be equal, then does that include the capacity for mistakes?

Is Contentment Possible in the Midst of Calamity?

Is Contentment Possible in the Midst of Calamity?

G.K. Chesterton believed we have something to learn from the controversial and inflammatory Dominican friar Savonarola. Was he right?

New Houses Are Getting Smaller — But They're Still Much Larger Than What Your Grandparents Had

New Houses Are Getting Smaller — But They're Still Much Larger Than What Your Grandparents Had

Would city planners and neighborhood groups welcome a developer who planned to build a neighborhood of 1950s retro housing?

11 Economic Stats That Tell Venezuela's Story

11 Economic Stats That Tell Venezuela's Story

The suffering in Venezuela is not just tragic. It’s also senseless.

Is It Time for International Women’s Day to Lose Its Victimhood Status?

Is It Time for International Women’s Day to Lose Its Victimhood Status?

Women are constantly starring as victims of the male patriarchy, of inequality, of sexual/physical/emotional/abuse.

The Secret to Having Model Manners

The Secret to Having Model Manners

The Royals know the secret... do you?

Looking for Springtime in an Age of Outrage

Looking for Springtime in an Age of Outrage

For centuries, people have immigrated to this country in search of the “American Dream.” Think about it. What other nation has the word “dream” attached to its name?

Is a Happy Marriage Just a Matter of Genes?

Is a Happy Marriage Just a Matter of Genes?

What’s the secret of a happy and enduring marriage? According to a team from the Yale School of Public Health, it could be the genes of husband and wife.

How Toxic Masculinity Permeates the Intellectual Takeout Office

How Toxic Masculinity Permeates the Intellectual Takeout Office

Instead of seeing the toxic masculinity abate, I have seen it rise to a fevered pitch in the last few months.

The Real Problem with Today's Discourse

The Real Problem with Today's Discourse

Interacting only with people that you agree with is not only impossible, but it also limits opportunity for persuasion and for intellectual growth.

Are We All 'Cat Persons' Now? How Modern Dating Destroys Intimacy

Are We All 'Cat Persons' Now? How Modern Dating Destroys Intimacy

In common parlance, a “cat person” is not simply someone who likes cats; it is a lonely human being who has either refused or is unable to achieve the risks and benefits of human intimacy.

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