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Extreme Marie Kondo: Could You Give Up all Your Worldly Goods?

Extreme Marie Kondo: Could You Give Up all Your Worldly Goods?

Marie Kondo’s Netflix show “Tidying Up” is a smash hit, but what if people didn't stop there? What if they got rid of their house altogether?

A Nordic Paradox: Higher Gender Equality, More Partner Violence

A Nordic Paradox: Higher Gender Equality, More Partner Violence

The Nordic countries lead the world in gender equality, but have some of the highest rates of intimate partner violence against women in the EU.

Are We Outsourcing Our Brains to Google?

Are We Outsourcing Our Brains to Google?

Cars, light bulbs, telephones, and compact discs are objects we use and control. Social media has the power to use and control us.

For Some Millennials, ‘Despair Springs Eternal’

For Some Millennials, ‘Despair Springs Eternal’

A mindset of “despair springs eternal” can create our destiny. And as more people embrace socialism, the more likely we will no longer live under the blessings of capitalism, creating a self-fulfilling prophecy.

The PC Killing of Kate Smith

The PC Killing of Kate Smith

Just because we have smartphones, live in comfort, and have abundant choices does not mean that we are the sole holders of wisdom.

Lawmakers Seek to Protect Americans from Beach Umbrellas This Summer

Lawmakers Seek to Protect Americans from Beach Umbrellas This Summer

Without government, who would protect us from beach umbrellas?

Inverting the Wisdom of the Ages

Inverting the Wisdom of the Ages

The difference here is between people who are dull and people who are shrieking, to drown out the voice of conscience.

Design Regulations Helped Ruin American Cars

Design Regulations Helped Ruin American Cars

Your car looks like a box. So does every other car. It’s boring, even shocking when you consider how awesome cars used to look. What’s gone wrong?

Why I'm Celebrating Memorial Day Differently This Year

Why I'm Celebrating Memorial Day Differently This Year

In recent years, I have rarely celebrated the day. For some reason or another Memorial Day has become a day of reading or chores.

A Slow Learner Looks at Anti-Semitism

A Slow Learner Looks at Anti-Semitism

Sometimes being a slow learner can be a good thing.

Does the Constitution Mandate Universal Birthright Citizenship? Here’s the Answer
The Forgotten Family Ritual That Bonds Parents and Children

The Forgotten Family Ritual That Bonds Parents and Children

What would happen if we reversed the mundane and made dinner special again?

Remembering the Original Meaning of the American Dream

Remembering the Original Meaning of the American Dream

It was about social responsibility, not material acquisition, and losing sight of it has cost us dearly.

 

Treat Others the Way Chick-fil-A Treats You

Treat Others the Way Chick-fil-A Treats You

Chick-fil-A employees undergo a comprehensive crash course in all things people skills before hitting the floor.

Late Bloomers and the Benefits of Delayed Success

Late Bloomers and the Benefits of Delayed Success

When so many people believe they are inferior based on a few narrow measurements made when they were children, society as a whole suffers.

And the Most Sexually Satisfied Group of People Is…

And the Most Sexually Satisfied Group of People Is…

Women are the happiest when they are in equality-loving, feminist-minded relationships, right? That’s the line we’re often told.

Winning the Culture War One Avocado Skirmish at a Time

Winning the Culture War One Avocado Skirmish at a Time

Tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, of “avocado” skirmishes, and we might just win ourselves a culture war.

That Poll on Socialism Is Not as Alarming as It Seems

That Poll on Socialism Is Not as Alarming as It Seems

Once you drill down into the poll, you find out something very different from what the above finding suggests. It turns out that the same people who say they like socialism do not like government.

Living Alone:  More Common and More Unhealthy?

Living Alone: More Common and More Unhealthy?

It should not be surprising that if social animals such as humans live alone, this will have a negative impact on their mental health.  

The War on History Comes for George Washington

The War on History Comes for George Washington

The perpetual war on history now has the father of our country in its sights.

The Duchess of Cambridge on the Benefits of a Childhood Lived Outdoors

The Duchess of Cambridge on the Benefits of a Childhood Lived Outdoors

Over the weekend, Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, debuted her garden design for the Chelsea Flower Show. The whole family came along making for some adorable photos.

'Free' College Would Depreciate the Value of College Degrees Even More

'Free' College Would Depreciate the Value of College Degrees Even More

When government pays for free college, it is risking the money of the average taxpayer.

California Makes Housing Scarcer

California Makes Housing Scarcer

Rather than expand the supply of housing, the California legislation is moving to shrink the supply of housing instead.

Why the Elites Look Down on Manual Labor

Why the Elites Look Down on Manual Labor

We should always remind the working class that their “undignified” work should be celebrated.

The Good Christian Men Will Be out There... Eventually

The Good Christian Men Will Be out There... Eventually

The good men will be out there eventually, they are just taking a very long time to mature.

How One Contrarian ‘Broke’ Jeopardy! and Won $1.7 Million

How One Contrarian ‘Broke’ Jeopardy! and Won $1.7 Million

James Holzhauer doesn't skirt the rules, he just plays unconventionally---a good tableau for life.

'Where Do We Get Such Men?'

'Where Do We Get Such Men?'

What building blocks of virtue make up those men, young and old, who sacrifice themselves so that others may live?

What's Behind the Belief in a Soulmate?

What's Behind the Belief in a Soulmate?

It’s not surprising that even at a time when fewer Americans may be turning to God, they are still looking for their one true soulmate.

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