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.
When someone talks about someone having "rights," what do they mean?
As we let go of outrage, we are not only more forgiving of others but also more forgiving of ourselves.
It could be argued that today’s young “snowflakes” are the obvious products of a lifetime immersion in digitalism.
Jordan Peterson and Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek will debate “Happiness: Capitalism vs. Marxism" in April.
Time seems to go faster as we age. When we were children, the school year and then the summer seemed to stretch forever. As adults, we wonder where the time went.
Who among us has not suffered discouragement, doubt, or sadness?
All of us, liberals and conservatives, need laughter. Not the snide humor of some late-night comedians, mind you, but the rolling guffaw our attackers deserve, a belly laugh of epic proportions.
The Swiss psychologist foresaw and lamented the West's break with tradition and the loneliness of modernity.
The Zogby and Harvard/Harris polls showing rising support for socialism among Democrats are not outliers.