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Five Modern Wise Men Everyone Should Know

Five Modern Wise Men Everyone Should Know

Wise men are not confined to Antiquity. Here are five wise men from the 21st Century.

Why 'Check Your Privilege' is Squelching Discourse

Why 'Check Your Privilege' is Squelching Discourse

The phrase does nothing to address one's argument.

Why Do Black Friday Shoppers Throw Punches Over Bargains?

Why Do Black Friday Shoppers Throw Punches Over Bargains?

Many people chalk it up to bad behavior. But marketers like me have a term to describe one feeling that contributes to it: psychological ownership.

High School Boys Pose with Nazi Salute... but the Problem is Not Racism
What Lincoln's Secretary of State Can Teach Us About Hospitality

What Lincoln's Secretary of State Can Teach Us About Hospitality

Lincoln's Secretary of State was famous for hosting dinners which brought together politicians of radically different opinions who always left the dinner happy. Can we learn something from William Seward's hospitality?

The Hidden Messages in the Wizard of Oz

The Hidden Messages in the Wizard of Oz

In 1939 the Wizard of Oz became an instant classic. But it was more than a great movie. The film expressed Middle America's desire to stay out of war in Europe.  

The Gifts of Gratitude

The Gifts of Gratitude

Gratitude helps us see that everything is a miracle.

High School Students Claim Ignorance Should Not Be Used Against Them in Exam Scores

High School Students Claim Ignorance Should Not Be Used Against Them in Exam Scores

Students are turning their own ignorance into an excuse for victimhood.

Surviving The Woke Workplace

Surviving The Woke Workplace

Companies are forever wanting to do “team-building,” but everything about the woke workplace compels those with any common sense to consider everyone around them a potential threat.

Does it Pay to ‘Buy Local’?

Does it Pay to ‘Buy Local’?

Here are nine reasons for shopping locally, not only during this holiday season but also throughout the year.

One Simple Way to Recognize if Someone is Living a Life of Truth

One Simple Way to Recognize if Someone is Living a Life of Truth

“We did not create or fashion ourselves, and we did not get to where we are in life by ourselves. So living in gratitude is living in truth.” Living out of ingratitude is living a lie.

The Tragedy of the European Family

The Tragedy of the European Family

Why precisely, is the family dead or dying in Europe and the west?

Why the Enlightenment Thinkers Understood the Need for Religion

Why the Enlightenment Thinkers Understood the Need for Religion

Enlightenment thinkers like Voltaire were known for their attacks on  Christianity .  Nevertheless, they understood that ordinary people needed religion if they were to be virtuous citizens.  

My America, 1620

My America, 1620

We all know the story. But in November 2018, we would do well to remember all of this not with mere nostalgia, but with moral intent.

There's a Good Reason Many Women Make Less Than Men

There's a Good Reason Many Women Make Less Than Men

Whenever it is reported that women make less money than men, it is automatically assumed that this must be the result of discrimination. What is seldom mentioned is the factors that go into these statistics. 

Kanye West's Private Firefighting Is a Force for Good

Kanye West's Private Firefighting Is a Force for Good

West is currently being attacked not for his typical outlandish commentary but for using private firefighters to help protect his southern California home from the devastating Woosley Fire.

Why Natural Depression Therapies Are Better Than Pills

Why Natural Depression Therapies Are Better Than Pills

Physicians have a responsibility to at least talk to their patients about these options before reaching for the prescription pad.

The Best Way to Fight Political Hysteria

The Best Way to Fight Political Hysteria

Culture is always filled with political hysteria and overblown fears.

Hayek: Social Justice Demands the Unequal Treatment of Individuals

Hayek: Social Justice Demands the Unequal Treatment of Individuals

Should we treat people equally or treat them differently based on their race, gender, or class to correct collective imbalances in “wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society”

Are Males Being Discriminated Against on College Campuses?

Are Males Being Discriminated Against on College Campuses?

The problems of a dearth of men on college campuses is not, I think, primarily the result of deliberate gender discrimination by college admission authorities.

The ‘Parenting Coach’ Industry Has Exploded in the Last 20 Years. Here’s Why.

The ‘Parenting Coach’ Industry Has Exploded in the Last 20 Years. Here’s Why.

Supernannies actually exist for the average parent...

Our Identity Crisis

Our Identity Crisis

With the definitions of race and sex becoming so confusing, does the US need a law like Apartheid era South Africa had to define in clear terms who belongs to what race and what sex?

States Allowing This Practice Have Fewer Teen Suicides

States Allowing This Practice Have Fewer Teen Suicides

If we care about children’s emotional well-being and hope to stall the rising teen suicide rate, then we should embrace this strategy.

The Christian Quote that Everyone Takes out of Context

The Christian Quote that Everyone Takes out of Context

It comes from Oscar Wilde's play, "A Woman of No Importance."

The Mob at Tucker Carlson’s Home Shows How Idealism Can Lead to Evil

The Mob at Tucker Carlson’s Home Shows How Idealism Can Lead to Evil

History is clear: When the ordinary restraints of civil society no longer apply, there is no forecasting who will be caught in the resulting web of hatred.

Widow Explains Why Assisted Suicide Can Be Harder on the Family Than Natural Death

Widow Explains Why Assisted Suicide Can Be Harder on the Family Than Natural Death

There's a major difference for family members experiencing natural death vs. assisted suicide.

Why the Great War Matters Today

Why the Great War Matters Today

World War I and its subsequent peace agreements brought consequences that even today haunt our lives.

This Former Navy SEAL Has a Veterans Day Message for All Americans

This Former Navy SEAL Has a Veterans Day Message for All Americans

Rep.-elect Dan Crenshaw of Texas appeared on “Saturday Night Live” to give a message of unity and connection this Veterans Day weekend.

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