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Mass Shootings Aren’t Growing More Common – and Evidence Contradicts Common Stereotypes About the Killers

Mass Shootings Aren’t Growing More Common – and Evidence Contradicts Common Stereotypes About the Killers

When 22 people were killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine more were killed in Dayton, Ohio, roughly 12 hours later, responses to the tragedy included many of the same myths and stereotypes Americans have grown used to hearing in the wake of a mass shooting.

Google Is Burying Alternative Health Sites to Protect People from 'Dangerous' Medical Advice

Google Is Burying Alternative Health Sites to Protect People from 'Dangerous' Medical Advice

For their unorthodox views, some physicians are being treated as medical heretics. Google’s search engine algorithm has essentially ended traffic to their websites.

Apocalypse Now: Be Careful What You Wish For

Apocalypse Now: Be Careful What You Wish For

We must look back at Nagasaki and Hiroshima, and say, “Never again.”

Why Baby Strikes Won't Save the Planet

Why Baby Strikes Won't Save the Planet

Before you choose to birth strike for the uncertain good of the planet, it might be wise to consider these almost-certain truths.

A Modest Proposal for Reducing Pornography AND Saving the World From Climate Change

A Modest Proposal for Reducing Pornography AND Saving the World From Climate Change

Online video is contributing to both moral and environmental pollution.

Lyme, Not Lime: How to Help Those Wrestling With the Bizarre Disease

Lyme, Not Lime: How to Help Those Wrestling With the Bizarre Disease

It is not only the medical community who have been ignorant in diagnosing the disease. Family and friends have a hard time visualizing the symptoms of Lyme, and thus have a difficulty understanding the true debilitating nature of the illness.

The Secret Lives of Robopets

The Secret Lives of Robopets

Robotic pets will doubtless be delightful. But they may sharpen rather than blunt our increasing isolation.

Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot Is a Welcome Social Media Option. Will It Work?

Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot Is a Welcome Social Media Option. Will It Work?

Why Jordan Peterson's Thinkspot may become a refuge for dissenters.

Melinda Gates’ Love Letter to the Pill

Melinda Gates’ Love Letter to the Pill

“Contraceptives are the greatest life-saving, poverty-ending, women-empowering innovation ever created.”

Did We Mishear Neil Armstrong’s Famous First Words on the Moon?

Did We Mishear Neil Armstrong’s Famous First Words on the Moon?

As he took his first steps, he uttered words that would be written into history books for generations to come: “That’s one small step for man. One giant leap for mankind.”

Could Hormonal Contraception Be on Its Way Out?

Could Hormonal Contraception Be on Its Way Out?

Natural fertility takes over the App Store.

The Bystander Effect: Myth or Fact?

The Bystander Effect: Myth or Fact?

Statistics show there may exist more Good Samaritans than many believe, thus forcing us to rethink the Bystander Effect. 

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: It’s Been a Year, and What a Year It’s Been

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: It’s Been a Year, and What a Year It’s Been

Here are seven highlights from her campaign and time in Congress over the past year.

Christianity and the Big Bang

Christianity and the Big Bang

When the theory exploded onto the scene in 1927 (first proposed, by the way, by Catholic priest and astronomer Georges Lemaître), it was seen as a blow to atheists and a vindication of Christianity.

Forced Organ Harvesting: Extreme Wickedness or Simply the Modern Way?

Forced Organ Harvesting: Extreme Wickedness or Simply the Modern Way?

Every once in a while, a news story pops up that should break our hearts. That, or make us retch.

‘I Am Mother’: Brainless Diversion… but With a Darker Point

‘I Am Mother’: Brainless Diversion… but With a Darker Point

Underneath its unoriginal premise, a Netflix show toys with the idea of giving the human race a complete reset. 

‘I Want You to Panic,’ Said Greta, and Panic They Did

‘I Want You to Panic,’ Said Greta, and Panic They Did

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.

Are Children Their Parents' Property?

Are Children Their Parents' Property?

There is a categorical difference between sending your children to the best school you can afford, for example, and altering their genetic code.

Living Alone:  More Common and More Unhealthy?

Living Alone: More Common and More Unhealthy?

It should not be surprising that if social animals such as humans live alone, this will have a negative impact on their mental health.  

Doctors of Transgender Kids Aren’t Ignoring the Evidence

Doctors of Transgender Kids Aren’t Ignoring the Evidence

There seems to be a wide gap between clinical practice and the research on which it should be based.

The Eco-Gospel According to Saint Greta

The Eco-Gospel According to Saint Greta

Greta and other Western children are given to understand that human beings — they themselves — are the problem.       

The Rights Glut

The Rights Glut

When someone talks about someone having "rights," what do they mean?

Politicizing Pediatrics: How the AAP’s Transgender Guidelines Undermine Trust in Medical Authority

Politicizing Pediatrics: How the AAP’s Transgender Guidelines Undermine Trust in Medical Authority

The American Academy of Pediatrics has unfortunately taken a major step that, if not reversed, will undermine that trust.

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?”

Experts Claim Assisted Suicide isn’t as Painless as We’ve Been Led to Believe

Experts Claim Assisted Suicide isn’t as Painless as We’ve Been Led to Believe

In all likelihood, assisted dying patients will have to take their chances, along with those tormented prisoners on gurneys in American prisons.

If Global Warming Is Killing Us, Why Is Global Life Expectancy Increasing?

If Global Warming Is Killing Us, Why Is Global Life Expectancy Increasing?

So, while journalists like to talk about how many people climate change will supposedly kill this year, the fact remains that the net gains in life expectancy continue to be positive.

Physician Explains What's Wrong with the APA's Masculinity Guidelines
How are Humans Different Than Animals? Don't Bother Asking a Scientist.

How are Humans Different Than Animals? Don't Bother Asking a Scientist.

Maybe some day, scientists will evolve into philosophers. Only then will they be able to tell what the real difference between animals and humans is

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