Philosophy

Jordan Peterson and the Unknown God

Jordan Peterson and the Unknown God

To some, Jordan Peterson is a breath of fresh air. To others, a guru. Many find him and his ideas to be dangerous. Still others see him as a sign of the times. In a sense, they’re all right.

The Brilliant Reason This School Decided to ‘Cancel’ Christmas

The Brilliant Reason This School Decided to ‘Cancel’ Christmas

It seems there’s always some Grinch that wants to ruin Christmas every year.

Our Ignorance of Socialism Is Dangerous

Our Ignorance of Socialism Is Dangerous

Are Americans who admire the world’s most brutal regimes miseducated or stupid?

One Simple Way to Recognize if Someone is Living a Life of Truth

One Simple Way to Recognize if Someone is Living a Life of Truth

“We did not create or fashion ourselves, and we did not get to where we are in life by ourselves. So living in gratitude is living in truth.” Living out of ingratitude is living a lie.

Ralph Waldo Emerson on the Wall Which Separates Us from Hope

Ralph Waldo Emerson on the Wall Which Separates Us from Hope

A sense of lack generates anxious feelings.

The Christian Quote that Everyone Takes out of Context

The Christian Quote that Everyone Takes out of Context

It comes from Oscar Wilde's play, "A Woman of No Importance."

Socialists and Fascists Have Always Been Kissing Cousins

Socialists and Fascists Have Always Been Kissing Cousins

Of all the disturbing developments in culture and ideas over the last several years few have been more disturbing than the reemergence of communism and socialism.  

Remembering Jim Jones and the Socialist Ideals He Held

Remembering Jim Jones and the Socialist Ideals He Held

Jones sought to “infiltrate the church” to spread the communist message.

Is a Second Reformation Unfolding in Front of Our Eyes?

Is a Second Reformation Unfolding in Front of Our Eyes?

Today's reformation has many similarities with the one which occurred 500 years ago, only today's is not happening in the churches.

Michael Scott and the NPC Life We Can All Fall Into

Michael Scott and the NPC Life We Can All Fall Into

Every episode of The Office provides a master class in how an NPC behaves. Michael ignores the warning signs that he is an NPC, but we don’t have to. 

Why Thomas Merton Renounced Communism: 6 Lessons We Can Learn Today

Why Thomas Merton Renounced Communism: 6 Lessons We Can Learn Today

In an age where individuals are increasingly falling for socialist nostrums, Thomas Merton provides timeless lessons about why people choose bankrupt ideologies such as communism.   

The Myth Making of Antifa Intellectuals

The Myth Making of Antifa Intellectuals

They claim they've merely inherited a tradition from the 1930s Left. Here's why that's wrong.

The Creepy Normalization of Bulverism

The Creepy Normalization of Bulverism

What is Bulverism and why has it become so prevalent?

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Advice for a World Plagued by Chaos and Victimhood

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Advice for a World Plagued by Chaos and Victimhood

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Gulag Archipelago offers some poignant advice for dealing with the friction in today's society.

A Remarkably Hard College Course Proves Remarkably Popular

A Remarkably Hard College Course Proves Remarkably Popular

We’re used to hearing that American college students don’t like reading and avoid tough courses where they have to. But a new course at the University of Oklahoma (OU) proves that many students are eager for a demanding course.

Jordan Peterson and His Enemies

Jordan Peterson and His Enemies

The Canadian psychologist has set off left-wing ideological Geiger counters around the world, and for good reason.

The American Descent Into Uncivil War

The American Descent Into Uncivil War

Civil wars happen when there is a profound philosophical incompatibility inside a nation.

Something Wicked this Way Comes: Sexbots are in production

Something Wicked this Way Comes: Sexbots are in production

Sexbots used to be limited to science fiction movies. Now they are on the verge of being mass produced.  

Why All Good Social Justice Warriors Support Presumption of Innocence

Why All Good Social Justice Warriors Support Presumption of Innocence

The presumption of innocence until proven guilty is a bed rock principle of Western Civilization.  Protecting individuals from angry mobs remains a basic task of our judicial system.

C.S Lewis Explains the Best Way to Handle Change

C.S Lewis Explains the Best Way to Handle Change

Change is awesome, but transition is terrifying, and sometimes changing your state in life (even to the slightest degree) feels as dramatic and painful as trying to saw your arm off.

Why Atheists Are Not as Rational as Some Like to Think

Why Atheists Are Not as Rational as Some Like to Think

The problem that any rational thinker needs to tackle is that the science increasingly shows that atheists are no more rational than theists.

5 Dating Tips for Those Interested in True, Long-Lasting Love

5 Dating Tips for Those Interested in True, Long-Lasting Love

Common sense that today's young people have forgotten?

Why Every Sane Society Encourages Marriage, Not Divorce

Why Every Sane Society Encourages Marriage, Not Divorce

Chesterton was generally sympathetic to the plight of the poor, but not in the case of easy divorce.

Is Killing a Tyrant Ever Justified?

Is Killing a Tyrant Ever Justified?

Venezualan dicator Nicolas Maduro appears to fulfill all the requirements of a tyrant who ought to be removed from office by assassination. But is killing a tyrant ever a good idea?  

Chores: The Secret to Childhood Happiness?

Chores: The Secret to Childhood Happiness?

Would childhood anxiety and depression diminish if more parents followed through on giving chores?

America, Aristotle, and the Politics of a Middle Class: A Review

America, Aristotle, and the Politics of a Middle Class: A Review

Leslie Rubin’s brilliant study argues that the fault, dear America, lies not in our stars but in ourselves—our repudiation in the past century of the moderate liberal philosophy which was steeped in Aristotelian wisdom about favoring the decent republican virtues of a middle class.

Former Syracuse Professor Explains Why the University Should Not Be a Shopping Mall

Former Syracuse Professor Explains Why the University Should Not Be a Shopping Mall

But is a shopping mall exactly what we have reduced the university to?

Justifying Racism Through Language

Justifying Racism Through Language

Ask yourself whether we are moving in the right direction

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