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7 Daily Habits from Booker T. Washington

7 Daily Habits from Booker T. Washington

Would more of today’s Americans resist the urge toward despair, anger, and discouragement if they adopted Booker Washington’s daily code of conduct?

Why are people starting to believe in UFOs again?

Why are people starting to believe in UFOs again?

Forty-five percent of Americans believe extraterrestrials have visited the Earth.

Racism and homophobia

Racism and homophobia

Why we can't agree on anything.

‘Why are we so miserable?’

‘Why are we so miserable?’

Thoughts from a professor on the hook-up culture.

Crazy = Thinking Student Loan Debt is a Path to Success?

Crazy = Thinking Student Loan Debt is a Path to Success?

Instead of spurring them on toward frugal and wise living, have we taught students to look only for the glitter and the gold?

Google’s NASA Diversity Problem

Google’s NASA Diversity Problem

The Juno Google Doodle doesn’t match the real world.

Elocution Lessons: Yet Another Tool of the Patriarchy?

Elocution Lessons: Yet Another Tool of the Patriarchy?

Ambitious women know they must rise above their teenage speech patterns.

Does Character Matter Anymore in Politics?

Does Character Matter Anymore in Politics?

The 2016 election is between the two least-liked candidates since voters have been polled on the question.

Absolute Comfort Corrupts Absolutely

Absolute Comfort Corrupts Absolutely

The best and clearest way that I can exemplify the harmful effects of distraction-addiction is to recall my experience in prison.

How Much Do 'Signers' Actually Make?

How Much Do 'Signers' Actually Make?

And should you give to them? 

School Grades Enter the ‘Everyone-Gets-a-Trophy’ World

School Grades Enter the ‘Everyone-Gets-a-Trophy’ World

If we continually prop those who fail, are we putting not only them, but all students at risk of a poorer quality education?

Does Gender ‘Equality’ Degrade Both Sexes?

Does Gender ‘Equality’ Degrade Both Sexes?

Would we achieve better, less contentious equality between the sexes if we stopped trying to make them exactly alike?

The 7 Deadly Sins: Then & Now

The 7 Deadly Sins: Then & Now

There are two contending worldviews shaping the debate today: Christianity and Marxism. Their lists of sins reveal a lot.

8 Penetrating Quotes from Elie Wiesel

8 Penetrating Quotes from Elie Wiesel

From the recently deceased Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor.

History: Don't Expect Much from ‘The Masses’

History: Don't Expect Much from ‘The Masses’

Is it the case that most people choose not to pursue truth and goodness?

Are Children’s Lives Becoming Too Structured?

Are Children’s Lives Becoming Too Structured?

“Why do [children] ... prefer structured activities to unstructured ones and ... seek adult guidance rather than lead peers on their own?”

Brexit: Could it happen in the United States?

Brexit: Could it happen in the United States?

There is a decentralization movement brewing in the United States that looks different than Brexit. 

Is Society Destroying the Kind of Women Men Want?

Is Society Destroying the Kind of Women Men Want?

Today's men are uninterested in women who act as self-absorbed attention seekers.

What we lose when we photograph life instead of experiencing it

What we lose when we photograph life instead of experiencing it

There is a price to pulling away from our real time experiences to take out our smart phones.

7 reasons why the Pope’s gaffes are OK

7 reasons why the Pope’s gaffes are OK

Scrutinize his written documents, not off-the-cuff comments.

Why Aren't Americans Using Their Vacation Time?

Why Aren't Americans Using Their Vacation Time?

In 2015, Americans wasted 658 million vacation days.

July 4th Trivia: Who Said It?

July 4th Trivia: Who Said It?

Can you name the source of these famous (and not so famous) quotes?

The Amazing Maturity of the Young Declaration Signers

The Amazing Maturity of the Young Declaration Signers

Are we expecting too little of the next generation in education, morality, and personal responsibility?

Why the Desire to Label Other Opinions as 'Dumb'?

Why the Desire to Label Other Opinions as 'Dumb'?

Polarization in America brings with it a pressure to circle the wagons and dismiss those on the other side of an issue as “dumb.”

If you want a cultural revolution, here’s what needs to be done.

If you want a cultural revolution, here’s what needs to be done.

Tired of the current order? You need to focus your energies. 

The Reason for your 3-Day Weekend

The Reason for your 3-Day Weekend

It was old, dead, white men and their conception of a free society.

Did Madison Give Us a Logical Solution to Immigration?

Did Madison Give Us a Logical Solution to Immigration?

Sixty-two percent of Americans believe that the immigration system is broken.

The Revolution was in the Minds and the Hearts

The Revolution was in the Minds and the Hearts

John Adams' 1818 reflection on when the War was won in a letter to H. Niles. 

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