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Why Are Basic Manners Becoming So Rare?

Why Are Basic Manners Becoming So Rare?

The use of polite language in every day conversation shouldn’t be unique.

Campus Institutes 24/7 Surveillance of Students

Campus Institutes 24/7 Surveillance of Students

It's in the dorms as well as the classrooms.

Latin America: Way more violent than the U.S.
Oxford Scholar: 5 Problems with Today’s Education System

Oxford Scholar: 5 Problems with Today’s Education System

Is the biggest defect of today’s education system the fact that we have failed to teach children to learn and think for themselves?

Is School Violence Linked to the Breakdown of the Family?

Is School Violence Linked to the Breakdown of the Family?

With the breakdown of the family there are an increasing number of children who have failed to make these attachments because their family is in chaos.

The UN’s Rape Squads Need to Be Exposed

The UN’s Rape Squads Need to Be Exposed

A UN whistleblower resigned in protest this week over the biggest scandal to ever hit the UN.

Would You Survive Ancient Rome?
Refugees vs. Immigrants: Let's Not Conflate the Two

Refugees vs. Immigrants: Let's Not Conflate the Two

Let's skip the parallels between Europeans who sought refuge in the Middle East and today's Syrian refugee crisis. 

D-Day's Greatest Hero: Agent Garbo

D-Day's Greatest Hero: Agent Garbo

Double agent Juan Pujol García fooled Hitler in one of the great ruses of history. 

U.S. Students Cheat Far Less Than International Ones
Why the Muslim Mind ‘Closed’

Why the Muslim Mind ‘Closed’

According to Robert Reilly, it happened about 800 years ago.

5 Brief Accounts from D-Day Survivors

5 Brief Accounts from D-Day Survivors

Unfortunately, those of us descended from the generation which endured World War II often forget or overlook the horrors they endured.

How Middle Easterners Treated European Refugees during WWII

How Middle Easterners Treated European Refugees during WWII

Hundreds of thousands of Europeans fled the war machines of Hitler and Stalin during the Second World War. 

Students Skeptical of Value of College Degrees

Students Skeptical of Value of College Degrees

It’s graduation season and many high school seniors are counting the hours until they can walk across the stage and turn the corner toward college and career.

Salman Rushdie’s Surprising Advice to Schools Today

Salman Rushdie’s Surprising Advice to Schools Today

Hopefully the education system won't issue a fatwa over his comments...

A Jewish Gravedigger’s Eyewitness Account of Nazi Camps

A Jewish Gravedigger’s Eyewitness Account of Nazi Camps

The first report emerged on June 1, 1942, and it revealed an utter disrespect of human life.

How Books in the Home Impact Future Income

How Books in the Home Impact Future Income

Earnings increased by 21% for men who grew up in a household full of books.
 

5 Strange Phenomena Around the World Explained

5 Strange Phenomena Around the World Explained

From 'doors to hell' to crooked forests, the world is full of wonder. 

Bonhoeffer on the ‘Levelling Down’ of Society

Bonhoeffer on the ‘Levelling Down’ of Society

“We are witnessing the levelling down of all ranks of society...."

Facebook, surveillance capitalism, and feedback control

Facebook, surveillance capitalism, and feedback control

How data analytics has gone from measuring to controlling reality.

The Case Against Unfettered Globalization

The Case Against Unfettered Globalization

What sort of political freedom will be left to the ordinary man on the street when all government and all power is centralized in global bodies? 

The War on Poverty is Not Going Like You Think (We're Actually Winning)

The War on Poverty is Not Going Like You Think (We're Actually Winning)

An economist's chart reveals that the fight against global poverty is actually going really well. So why doesn't it feel that way?  

Study: Free Pre-K Doesn’t Give Education Benefits

Study: Free Pre-K Doesn’t Give Education Benefits

"On the face of it, our results cast doubt over the value for money of universal early education."

Magazine in 2013: Socialist Venezuela an 'Economic Miracle'

Magazine in 2013: Socialist Venezuela an 'Economic Miracle'

Today, the socialist state cannot feed itself. 

Study of National Differences requires Tough-Mindedness

Study of National Differences requires Tough-Mindedness

We probably need more of that these days.

How Pagan Writings Convinced a Famous Atheist to Convert to Christianity

How Pagan Writings Convinced a Famous Atheist to Convert to Christianity

"If I met the idea of sacrifice in a Pagan story I didn’t mind it at all … I liked it very much and was mysteriously moved by it."

How Our Perception of Masculinity is Changing

How Our Perception of Masculinity is Changing

Does the public have a decidedly negative view of masculinity?

Death By Government: The Primary Fact of the 20th Century

Death By Government: The Primary Fact of the 20th Century

The late R.J. Rummel,a political science professor at the University of Hawaii, revealed a disconcerting truth: Four times the number of persons were murdered by their governments than killed in warfare from 1914 to 1991.​

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