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How Should We Interpret a Rise in Euthanasia?

How Should We Interpret a Rise in Euthanasia?

Legal acts of euthanasia continue to rise each year in Belgium. But why? 

'Wild Skepticism' has Run its Course

'Wild Skepticism' has Run its Course

While the intellectual currents shaping thinking today are new to us, they are actually quite old – and running on fumes.  

There Used to Be No Such Thing as 'Adolescence' in America

There Used to Be No Such Thing as 'Adolescence' in America

Would we see a return in the ingenuity and enterprise which once made America great if today’s parents were quicker to cut the apron strings?

Carol Burnett: ‘Cleverness’ in Entertainment is Becoming Extinct

Carol Burnett: ‘Cleverness’ in Entertainment is Becoming Extinct

Over the weekend, famed comedienne Carol Burnett received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild (SAG).

Another Lesson from Rome: Taxation, Bureaucracy, and the Rich vs. Poor

Another Lesson from Rome: Taxation, Bureaucracy, and the Rich vs. Poor

Despite Emperor Diocletian's reforms, problems persisted that lead to further decline.

Teaching Humane Literature in High Schools

Teaching Humane Literature in High Schools

A principal purpose of studying literature is to give us all a common culture.

More Companies Recognizing That College Degrees are Unnecessary

More Companies Recognizing That College Degrees are Unnecessary

Is it time to recognize that a college degree does not necessarily guarantee a good employee?

Medical Doctor: 3 Ways to Avoid Raising Disrespectful Brats

Medical Doctor: 3 Ways to Avoid Raising Disrespectful Brats

Parents need to take back the authority they have turned over to their children.

School: No more Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas

School: No more Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas

An elementary school has canceled them all to determine if they’re oppressive

Where do your ‘rights’ come from?

Where do your ‘rights’ come from?

Too many gloss over that part of the Declaration of Independence. 

Your candidate isn't Jesus

Your candidate isn't Jesus

Furthermore, we should be particularly alarmed that we live in a time in which government has so much power and influence...

Beauty is Not Purely Subjective

Beauty is Not Purely Subjective

According to Roger Scruton, modern art has created a "cult of ugliness."

Failure to Teach Cursive is Becoming a ‘Security Issue’

Failure to Teach Cursive is Becoming a ‘Security Issue’

"Many Big Apple students... can’t even sign their own names."

A lot of people don't want to live like us

A lot of people don't want to live like us

There's a good lesson in 'The Eagle'. Can we learn from it? 

What do the yellow-ish countries have in common?

What do the yellow-ish countries have in common?

Transparency Institute released its international Corruption Perceptions Index.

Where are the ‘People of Color’?

Where are the ‘People of Color’?

Democrat or Republican, it's a sea of white faces at political rallies. 

Is Hillary’s Feminism Hurting Her Campaign?

Is Hillary’s Feminism Hurting Her Campaign?

Democrat social critic Camille Paglia suggests it is.

Long-lost Beatrix Potter Tale Uncovered

Long-lost Beatrix Potter Tale Uncovered

But will the modern cartoon drawings ruin Potter's style?

Does Dress Affect our Behavior?

Does Dress Affect our Behavior?

Is it possible that our extremely casual approach to clothes may be increasing behavior problems and a lack of respect?

The PC Culture Has Thrown Common Sense Out the Classroom Door

The PC Culture Has Thrown Common Sense Out the Classroom Door

Two examples which will make you shake your head in disgust.
 

Are there people who feel no remorse?

Are there people who feel no remorse?

Everyone has a conscience.

Schopenhauer's 7 Pieces of Advice for Readers

Schopenhauer's 7 Pieces of Advice for Readers

From the philosopher's famous essay "On Reading and Books"

Knitting is Cool Again

Knitting is Cool Again

What's driving the revival?

Moderate Drinkers Have Better Emotional Health

Moderate Drinkers Have Better Emotional Health

They have a slight edge over teetotalers and heavy drinkers.

Some Americans Think MLK is Endorsing Trump for President
The Educational Magic of Lego

The Educational Magic of Lego

The little colored blocks hold surprising educational benefits.

Why Books are the Best Furniture

Why Books are the Best Furniture

Some say there is no longer any point in collecting books... 

Successful Political Speech Measures at a 4th-Grade Level

Successful Political Speech Measures at a 4th-Grade Level

...And most high schoolers can't read beyond a 6th-grade level.

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