Philosophy

Are You a Doxxer or a Philosopher?

Are You a Doxxer or a Philosopher?

Philodoxer: lover of opinion.

We Need to Stop Assuming Progress Is Always Positive

We Need to Stop Assuming Progress Is Always Positive

How did we ever come to the assumption that society progresses as it moves along?

The Battle Between Something and Nothing

The Battle Between Something and Nothing

There need be no cultural war when one of the contenders fails to show up, supposing that he still exists.

Moral Education From Birmingham Jail

Moral Education From Birmingham Jail

“Letter from a Birmingham Jail” rests on a basis that most modern people, especially the educated, reject.

Seattle’s Happiness Problem

Seattle’s Happiness Problem

Does woke culture use poverty and homelessness as a cover and justification to discuss its complaints with First World problems?

The Dehumanizing Horror of Facebook Tag Groups

The Dehumanizing Horror of Facebook Tag Groups

If there’s no such thing as a free individual, then free speech simply doesn’t exist.

Breaking a Bad Habit Starts With Silence

Breaking a Bad Habit Starts With Silence

Many of us make New Year's resolutions to kick a bad habit. Here's one thing you'll need to learn do to have a high chance of success in 2020.

Too Young? Too Old? What Age Restrictions Reveal About Our Humanity

Too Young? Too Old? What Age Restrictions Reveal About Our Humanity

We seek to protect the bodies of human beings while at the same time we often neglect teaching morality and nurturing the spirit.

Why Marx Was Against Individual Rights

Why Marx Was Against Individual Rights

Marx had a keen eye for nonsense, except when he himself was writing it.

Are You as Grateful as You Deserve to Be?

Are You as Grateful as You Deserve to Be?

By changing our habits, we can become more thankful human beings.

An Overlooked Reason Fertility Rates May Be Falling

An Overlooked Reason Fertility Rates May Be Falling

It's not student loan debt, or non-family-friendly employment policies. 

How to Ensure Productive Thanksgiving Debates

How to Ensure Productive Thanksgiving Debates

Thanksgiving discussions are best when warm, rather than too hot or cold. 

To Feel More Gratitude, Pay Less Attention to Your Feelings

To Feel More Gratitude, Pay Less Attention to Your Feelings

Closing the gap between wanting to be grateful and actually feeling grateful is more a matter of allowing than doing.

Education Is Not About Your 'Lived Reality'

Education Is Not About Your 'Lived Reality'

Education is not about political influence, but about responsible freedom through a well-developed mind. 

The Secular Religion of Socialism

The Secular Religion of Socialism

Socialism is more than political. It's a secular religion. 

Under Socialism the Worst Get on Top

Under Socialism the Worst Get on Top

The lessons of history and human nature should warn us against socialism. Millennials seem to be willfully ignorant of both. 

Piers Morgan and Transgender Guest: 100 Genders Is Too Many

Piers Morgan and Transgender Guest: 100 Genders Is Too Many

Should Piers Morgan be fired for his view on gender?

Socialism and the City: Is There a Connection?

Socialism and the City: Is There a Connection?

Seventy percent of millennials say they would likely vote for a socialist. Are cities to blame?

How We Colored Our Public Squares Red

How We Colored Our Public Squares Red

The atheistic social experiments are not societies. If we pretend they are, our future is red. 

How Romanticism Encouraged the Decline of Marriage

How Romanticism Encouraged the Decline of Marriage

Marriage is growing rare, even obsolete. It might be because of Romanticism. 

NYC Seeks to Curb Speech About Illegal Aliens

NYC Seeks to Curb Speech About Illegal Aliens

NYC's restriction on using "illegal aliens" seems to be violating the 1st Amendment. 

Gender-Neutral Dolls: Toying with Kids’ Sexuality

Gender-Neutral Dolls: Toying with Kids’ Sexuality

'Left-wing gender fascism' wants to kill binaries, but they have one problem: the children. 

Different Parties, Different Planets

Different Parties, Different Planets

If Republicans only drink Dunkin, and Democrats shop at Target, do our separate habits mean separate worlds?

Young Americans Suffer From the Burden of Low Moral Expectations

Young Americans Suffer From the Burden of Low Moral Expectations

American culture today demands so little from young people in terms of moral expectations. It's time to realize they're capable of much more than we ask for.

Why Transhumanists’ Quest for Earthly Immortality is Misguided

Why Transhumanists’ Quest for Earthly Immortality is Misguided

A classic children's novel questions the central tenant of transhumanism. 

The Root of Our Troubles

The Root of Our Troubles

Plato's Republic sheds profound light on the real problem.

C.S. Lewis on How to Be Yourself

C.S. Lewis on How to Be Yourself

When faced with a challenge, most of us have received advice to “just be yourself.” Those offering advice have good intentions, but are rather misled.

The Reincarnation of America’s Most Infamous Dead Mall

The Reincarnation of America’s Most Infamous Dead Mall

We don’t need ideology. We need ideas.

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