Religion

The Carl Jung Behind Jordan Peterson

The Carl Jung Behind Jordan Peterson

The Swiss psychologist foresaw and lamented the West's break with tradition and the loneliness of modernity.

Is Darwinism ‘Still True’? A Journalist Ponders the Question.

Is Darwinism ‘Still True’? A Journalist Ponders the Question.

If Darwinism was true, did it need to be touted as “still true?”

Report on Covington Students Finds ‘No Evidence’ of ‘Offensive or Racist Statements’

Report on Covington Students Finds ‘No Evidence’ of ‘Offensive or Racist Statements’

“We see no evidence that students responded with any offensive or racist statements of their own."

The Missing Link in Rising Depression Rates?

The Missing Link in Rising Depression Rates?

Is there a connection?

New Regulations Cause California Soup Kitchen to Close Its Doors

New Regulations Cause California Soup Kitchen to Close Its Doors

For the past four years, Deliverance San Diego has been delivering hot meals to the city’s homeless population every Friday, averaging 200 donated meals on any given evening.

Can Children Really Be Raised ‘Without the Concept of Sin’?
A World Without Heroes or Saints

A World Without Heroes or Saints

The humanitarian lie is in important respects less horrifying than the totalitarian one, but it is rooted in the same contempt for the political nature of man and the same ignorance of the human soul.

Throwing the Sheep to the Wolves

Throwing the Sheep to the Wolves

The students from Covington Catholic were quickly denounced by many leading Catholics. They would have done well to wait.

The Root of Our Troubles

The Root of Our Troubles

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

Human Rights Court Rules Against Parental Rights

Human Rights Court Rules Against Parental Rights

Parents have a natural right and responsibility to raise and educate their children, not the state.

The Immigrants Challenging Europe’s Code of Silence on Islam

The Immigrants Challenging Europe’s Code of Silence on Islam

They have been liberated by their ethnic backgrounds to speak more candidly than the vast majority of their countrymen.

Was There a Star of Bethlehem? An Astronomer Presents the Evidence.

Was There a Star of Bethlehem? An Astronomer Presents the Evidence.

Astronomer and chairman of the New York-based American Museum-Hayden Planetarium, Dr. Franklyn Branley, addresses the question.

More Americans Find "Meaning in Life" Through Money than Faith

More Americans Find "Meaning in Life" Through Money than Faith

What makes your life meaningful? A recent Pew Research survey reveals that more Americans find meaning in money than in their faith.

The Transformative  Power of Forgiveness

The Transformative Power of Forgiveness

When drawing up your New Year's Resolutions, put forgiveness at the top of the list.  

The Humble Origins of ‘Silent Night’

The Humble Origins of ‘Silent Night’

Over the centuries, hundreds of Christmas carols have been composed. Many fall quickly into obscurity. Not “Silent Night.”

Does the Unfortunate 20th Century Foretell a Worse 21st?

Does the Unfortunate 20th Century Foretell a Worse 21st?

The end result of moral nihilism, as the Soviets demonstrated, is death and destruction on an industrial scale.

Former Atheist Explains How Rationality, Not Emotion, Encourages Religious Belief

Former Atheist Explains How Rationality, Not Emotion, Encourages Religious Belief

‘Emotional’ is perhaps the last word we can apply to some of the most important events.

‘The Great Awokening’: The Threat of America’s New Political Religions

‘The Great Awokening’: The Threat of America’s New Political Religions

The decline of religion in America is real—that is, depending on how you define “religion.”

Why Psychology is Turning Back to God

Why Psychology is Turning Back to God

The science that for most of the 20th century portrayed itself as the enlightened alternative to organized religion has taken a decidedly spiritual turn.

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.

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.

Why the Enlightenment Thinkers Understood the Need for Religion

Why the Enlightenment Thinkers Understood the Need for Religion

Enlightenment thinkers like Voltaire were known for their attacks on  Christianity .  Nevertheless, they understood that ordinary people needed religion if they were to be virtuous citizens.  

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."

Kristallnacht: Are We Experiencing the Modern Version?

Kristallnacht: Are We Experiencing the Modern Version?

November 9th marks the eightieth anniversary of Kristallnacht.

How to Avoid Becoming a Self-Righteous Virtue Signaler

How to Avoid Becoming a Self-Righteous Virtue Signaler

Condemnation by the self-righteous—what some call virtue signaling—is rampant these days.

The Despair of Stephen Hawking's Inconsistencies

The Despair of Stephen Hawking's Inconsistencies

Stephen Hawking’s own personal brief history of time is up. But he left as he lived, feisty, modern and… depressing.

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