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Trump and Hillary: One and the Same?

Trump and Hillary: One and the Same?

Maybe America is really not as divided as we’ve been led to believe.

The Big Problem with Incest isn’t Genetic

The Big Problem with Incest isn’t Genetic

It's the sexual competition. 

Norway’s Children Are Being Taken from Their Homes

Norway’s Children Are Being Taken from Their Homes

For most parents the thought of Child Protective Services showing up on the doorstep is terrifying.

Are We the 'Last Men'?

Are We the 'Last Men'?

Nietzsche's fear was that Western man would reject the Superman in favor of the “Last Man.”

Scientists: Funny People are Smarter

Scientists: Funny People are Smarter

They tend to score particularly high on verbal intelligence examinations.

The Real Debate is over Human Nature

The Real Debate is over Human Nature

Is there evil in the heart of all men?

C.S. Lewis on the Decline of Reasoning

C.S. Lewis on the Decline of Reasoning

Today the education system and news media fail to awaken this power of reasoning in most.

The Weakness of ‘Consent’ as a Moral Framework

The Weakness of ‘Consent’ as a Moral Framework

It’s not as bullet-proof as some would like to think.

The Virtues of Book Ownership

The Virtues of Book Ownership

Some books need to be read, and reread, and reread ... 

Research Shows Why You Should Start Spending More Time Alone

Research Shows Why You Should Start Spending More Time Alone

It's healthy to occassionally disconnect, today more than ever. ​

Psychologist: ‘Authoritative Parenting’ is Best for Children

Psychologist: ‘Authoritative Parenting’ is Best for Children

Is it time for parents to return to a position of loving but firm authority figures?

Professor: One Reason Why Universities Became Day Cares

Professor: One Reason Why Universities Became Day Cares

Is it too late to encourage colleges to start acting like actual institutions of higher learning rather than a glorified form of preschool?

Has Porn Really Become a ‘Public Health Crisis’?

Has Porn Really Become a ‘Public Health Crisis’?

A sociologist says yes, but scientific research on the subject remains mixed.  

When You Tell a Woman to Keep Her Clothes On, Are You Slut-Shaming?

When You Tell a Woman to Keep Her Clothes On, Are You Slut-Shaming?

The lines between sexual empowerment and sexual objectification are starting to blur. 

Does Abandoning Community Lead to Inequality?

Does Abandoning Community Lead to Inequality?

Alexis de Tocqueville raised the connection between equality and community in his classic work Democracy in America.

Is It Important to Support Small Businesses?

Is It Important to Support Small Businesses?

It's a way we can actually make a difference.

My Kids Don’t Eat Organic. Here’s Why

My Kids Don’t Eat Organic. Here’s Why

From the emails they get in their inbox to the contents of their cereal boxes, kids should grow up encouraged to ask questions and seek out reliable evidence.

Millicent, Zombies, and the Gullibility of Americans

Millicent, Zombies, and the Gullibility of Americans

The recent viral zombie prank has an interesting parallel to Americans' lack of knowledge.

7 Highly Profound Quotes from E.B. White

7 Highly Profound Quotes from E.B. White

He was much more than just 'Charlotte's Web'...

Ben Franklin’s 7 Steps to Financial Success
Pedophilia is a sexual orientation?!?

Pedophilia is a sexual orientation?!?

That’s what a psychologist argued on Reddit. 

2,200-Year-Old Poop Reveals Mystery of Where Hannibal’s Army Crossed Alps

2,200-Year-Old Poop Reveals Mystery of Where Hannibal’s Army Crossed Alps

Officials at Queen’s University Belfast announced they have solid evidence of where Hannibal’s army crossed into Italia, finally answering the question that perplexed historians for centuries.

What Did Nietzsche Mean by ‘God is Dead’?

What Did Nietzsche Mean by ‘God is Dead’?

Though most people have heard of Nietzsche’s “God is dead” claim, there are few who understand its intended meaning.   

What the Poor Need the Most?

What the Poor Need the Most?

It goes against much of our modern thinking.

Why Students Today are Financially Illiterate

Why Students Today are Financially Illiterate

It all goes back to how much the teacher knows.

Why Some of Us Work So Hard

Why Some of Us Work So Hard

If you make it into the upper middle class, you're going to have to work to stay there.

Why care about Pope Francis’ new document on marriage and family?

Why care about Pope Francis’ new document on marriage and family?

Having reasonably happy marriages and families is crucial for the health of society.

1899 Insurance Co.: No Insurance for ‘Intemperate or Immoral’ People

1899 Insurance Co.: No Insurance for ‘Intemperate or Immoral’ People

In a way, it elucidates a current political and cultural battle picking up steam.

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