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.
A classic children's novel questions the central tenant of transhumanism.
Plato's Republic sheds profound light on the real problem.
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.
We don’t need ideology. We need ideas.
All I saw were villains, saying predictable things and unwilling to learn and change.
If you see some barbarian curling in the squat rack, take action. You may be surprised how drastically you alter someone’s worldview.
True to form, Elon Musk has a new idea to improve humanity. But will it actually make us better?
The upcoming book, “Overdoing Democracy,” argues that polarization isn’t about where you get your news or how politicians are divided – it’s about how a person’s political identity is wrapped up with almost everything they do.
Communists killed millions of their citizens and severely persecuted Christians. I was thinking of all this because America, the magazine published by America’s Jesuits, recently featured an essay making “The Catholic Case for Communism.”
Aaron Sarin's "When the Lion Wakes" reveals harrowing truths about the Chinese Communist Party.
Why Jordan Peterson's Thinkspot may become a refuge for dissenters.
Statistics show there may exist more Good Samaritans than many believe, thus forcing us to rethink the Bystander Effect.
How much influence should an ancient text have on the way modern people lead their lives?
What if we're pursuing happiness the wrong way?
The right to the pursuit of happiness is coherent only in the full theological context of the Declaration of Independence.
Youthful idealism plays a role, but family and work experience are just as important.
If you want to effectively relieve stress, set aside the yoga mat, get out a couple mitts and a baseball, and play catch instead.
Underneath its unoriginal premise, a Netflix show toys with the idea of giving the human race a complete reset.
Most people have no idea how to incorporate logic into everyday argumentation.
Even if most of us are still using plastic drinking straws and driving gas-guzzlers, the words of the prophet from Stockholm have not fallen on dry ground.
Tolstoy is best remembered for his voluminous masterpiece novels, Anna Karenina and War and Peace. Yet, in quantity, at least, Tolstoy’s philosophical works rivaled his fiction.
These brilliant tweets highlight something important that Joel Osteen gets wrong.
What if words are all we have? What if they are one of the only shields left to absorb the hammer blows of our circumstances and failures?
James Holzhauer doesn't skirt the rules, he just plays unconventionally---a good tableau for life.
How often have you heard someone praised for having an open mind? Pretty often, I’d bet.
Given our society's current inability to engage in rational discourse, a renewed appreciation for the logos as a shared commitment to seeking and articulating truth could be our only hope.
George Orwell and Charles Dickens offer some disturbing insight into how totalitarianism works.