Culture

Is the Stand-By-Your-Man Attitude Increasingly a Thing of the Past?

Is the Stand-By-Your-Man Attitude Increasingly a Thing of the Past?

Nancy Reagan had it, but will it die with her?

Is 'Speed Reading' For Real?

Is 'Speed Reading' For Real?

When I was a boy, 'speed reading' was all the rage among the adults I knew.

A Parent’s Secret Weapon for Finding Good Children’s Literature

A Parent’s Secret Weapon for Finding Good Children’s Literature

For many busy parents and teachers, it’s hard to know which books are both worthwhile and enjoyable for children to read.

Apprenticeships Are Not a Sign of Failure

Apprenticeships Are Not a Sign of Failure

There’s a clear message given to almost every high school student these days: go to college or you’ll be a failure.

The Case Against Man Caves

The Case Against Man Caves

The man cave signals that masculinity is expressed through escape into a self-made, self-indulgent preserve.

A Colossal Wreck: Our Sad Presidential Politics

A Colossal Wreck: Our Sad Presidential Politics

The presidential candidates are us. Are they corrupt, greedy and base? We are too.

The Key to a Healthy, Happy Life is…

The Key to a Healthy, Happy Life is…

It's something with which John and Abigail Adams had great experience.

Jimmy Kimmel, George Washington, and Unhappiness in the U.S.

Jimmy Kimmel, George Washington, and Unhappiness in the U.S.

...And we wonder why there's so much unrest and discontent in the U.S.

It Shouldn't Matter Who the President Is

It Shouldn't Matter Who the President Is

And it doesn't have to

2015: the year when Italy’s demographic malaise became apparent

2015: the year when Italy’s demographic malaise became apparent

Can a country's values and way of life survive without children?

Tocqueville: Love of Equality Leads to Hatred

Tocqueville: Love of Equality Leads to Hatred

He warns that the drive for equality ultimately will tear people apart.

New Poll Suggests Reading Strengthens Family Relationships

New Poll Suggests Reading Strengthens Family Relationships

It might also give your child a shot at a six-figure income!
 

Tina Fey Savages Hollywood Hypocrisy

Tina Fey Savages Hollywood Hypocrisy

“This is some real Hollywood bullsh–“

Why People Should Still Study Latin

Why People Should Still Study Latin

Here are 3 reasons why...

No, slavery didn’t build America.

No, slavery didn’t build America.

It’s a popular narrative, but history doesn’t support it. 

Chick-fil-A: Ditch the Phone and Spend Time with Family

Chick-fil-A: Ditch the Phone and Spend Time with Family

Some companies are recognizing the need to restore interest in family and community.

You’ll never be Equal Enough

You’ll never be Equal Enough

Severed from its traditional meaning, eventually the aim for equality could actually tear society apart.

The Declining Importance of the Family

The Declining Importance of the Family

Nowhere is the concern with the problem of community in Western society more intense than with respect to the family.

8 Thought-Provoking Quotes from the Author of ‘The Little Prince’

8 Thought-Provoking Quotes from the Author of ‘The Little Prince’

Wisdom from Antoine de Saint Exupéry (1900-1944).  

Is Google Influencing People’s Opinions of Presidential Candidates?

Is Google Influencing People’s Opinions of Presidential Candidates?

It’s something to seriously consider as we head into the general election this November.

Are Zero-Tolerance Policies Hurting the Good Kids?

Are Zero-Tolerance Policies Hurting the Good Kids?

Alyssa Drescher is learning the answer to that question the hard way.

Dr. Seuss’ Advice for ‘Super Tuesday’ Voters

Dr. Seuss’ Advice for ‘Super Tuesday’ Voters

“Today is your day!”

Diversity vs. Academic Excellence

Diversity vs. Academic Excellence

It’s tough to have both as the University of Minnesota seems to be experiencing. 

Want to See Life as a Perpetual Victim? There’s an App for That!!

Want to See Life as a Perpetual Victim? There’s an App for That!!

It’s a common conundrum at the end of a meal at a restaurant:  How to split the bill fairly?

School Dress Codes = 'Slut Shaming'? Give Me a Break

School Dress Codes = 'Slut Shaming'? Give Me a Break

James, now 17, says he told them that was sexist. She refused to change her clothes.

Why Knowing the Past is Important

Why Knowing the Past is Important

Only 12% of high school seniors are considered proficient in U.S. History by the National Assessment of Educational Progress. 

Can Religion Help Rejuvenate the Black Community?

Can Religion Help Rejuvenate the Black Community?

By sidelining religion, have we unintentionally contributed to other economic, social, and political problems which plague American life?

Is the Supreme Court Today More Powerful Than the Founders Intended?

Is the Supreme Court Today More Powerful Than the Founders Intended?

The Supreme Court wasn’t always the political power house that we know it today.

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