The West

Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West

4 Steps to Ensure Children Become Well-Adjusted Adults

4 Steps to Ensure Children Become Well-Adjusted Adults

"The culture of the group of which your child is a part growing up will be the culture he or she adopts as their own."

Andrew McCabe Lied. So Will the FBI Apply the Same Rules Against Him That It Applies to All of Us?

Andrew McCabe Lied. So Will the FBI Apply the Same Rules Against Him That It Applies to All of Us?

If the Department of Justice no longer believes in the rule of law, the whole notion of America is turned on its head.

New Documentary Explains Why Young People Aren’t Getting Married

New Documentary Explains Why Young People Aren’t Getting Married

“The Dating Project” follows the lives of several men and women who range in age from late teens to forties. All of them are single. All of them would like to get married. And all of them are rather stymied over how to move from single to married.

Social Justice: When good becomes evil?

Social Justice: When good becomes evil?

In their effort to right wrongs, the Social Justice warriors often commit the very evil they are attempting to erase.

The 3 Basic Ingredients Needed for Life Happiness

The 3 Basic Ingredients Needed for Life Happiness

One of the overarching desires in life – whether we admit it or not – is to simply be happy. We know it’s not always feasible or realistic, yet it’s something we desire on some level—for ourselves, our spouses, and most especially, our children.

The Mr. Rogers-ification of Christianity

The Mr. Rogers-ification of Christianity

In modern American culture, Christianity is admirable so long as it is reduced to a series of vague, humanistic platitudes.

Debate Tournament Becomes Safe Space for Women Only

Debate Tournament Becomes Safe Space for Women Only

As debate director Helen Morgan-Parmett explained, "'There is also a lot of sexual predation that happens in the debate community.'"

Not All Smart Girls Need to Go to College

Not All Smart Girls Need to Go to College

It’s all well and good to praise a girl for being a success in school, but when we do so, we should also consider the message it sends to her.

Why Manners and Respect Classes Are Back (and a Big Hit with Children)

Why Manners and Respect Classes Are Back (and a Big Hit with Children)

Three reasons kids seem to revel in learning good manners.

Mike Rowe Hits Hard for Fatherhood

Mike Rowe Hits Hard for Fatherhood

It’s the parents who have changed. It’s the parents who have put their own happiness above the best interests of their kids.

China’s ‘Social Credit System’ Is a Totalitarian’s Dream Come True. Are We Far Behind?

China’s ‘Social Credit System’ Is a Totalitarian’s Dream Come True. Are We Far Behind?

China’s rating scheme is the latest and most expansive effort by central planners to use government to encourage good behavior.

Why Are Teenagers So Depressed?

Why Are Teenagers So Depressed?

As a young adult who has dealt with anxiety my whole life, I think I have a few explanations.

The Killing of the American White Male

The Killing of the American White Male

Why are so many American white men killing themselves and others? And what’s to be done about this phenomenon?

A Humanist as a Military Chaplain? Why It Doesn’t Work.

A Humanist as a Military Chaplain? Why It Doesn’t Work.

The Navy Times reports that the U.S. Navy has rejected the application of Jason Heap to become a Humanist chaplain.

A Generation of Visigoths: Neil Postman’s Graduation Speech 30 Years Later

A Generation of Visigoths: Neil Postman’s Graduation Speech 30 Years Later

The late NYU Professor Neil Postman said all people must choose whether to be an Athenian or a Visigoth. But how does one tell one from the other?

Genetics—Not Fancy Schools—Largely Determine Academic Success, Study Finds

Genetics—Not Fancy Schools—Largely Determine Academic Success, Study Finds

The surrounding environment has less to do with it than we've been told.

The Real Reason We Have Mass Shootings
Archaeology Is Revealing New Truths About Christianity's Origins

Archaeology Is Revealing New Truths About Christianity's Origins

Many Christians believe that Glastonbury is the site of the earliest church in Britain, allegedly founded in the first or second century by Joseph of Arimathea.

Should Teens Be Taught Parenting Skills?

Should Teens Be Taught Parenting Skills?

With two children in tow, another one on the way, and a great deal of time in the public eye, the Duchess of Cambridge is undoubtedly one of the world’s foremost mothers.

Romanticism Is Killing Marriage. Is it Time to Rethink Some Things?

Romanticism Is Killing Marriage. Is it Time to Rethink Some Things?

It’s been 50 years since the Atlantic decried marriage as “a wretched institution”—and since then everything seems to have only gotten worse.

Socialists and Capitalists Alike See No Need to Protect the Traditional Family, Chesterton Argued

Socialists and Capitalists Alike See No Need to Protect the Traditional Family, Chesterton Argued

In 'What’s Wrong with the World,' G.K. Chesterton argued that capitalists and socialists alike show little interest in defending our most basic social unit.

4 Bits of Advice from Ben Franklin on How to Be a ‘Rational Being’

4 Bits of Advice from Ben Franklin on How to Be a ‘Rational Being’

Does our society need to revive the simple straightforwardness of cultivating rational creatures?

Motherhood: What Women Really Want (and Many Aren’t Getting)

Motherhood: What Women Really Want (and Many Aren’t Getting)

Today's society works overtime to proclaim its devotion to women and their right to be anything they want to be... but does it ignore a woman's foremost desire?

Survey: Only One-Third of Students Think the Constitution Should Protect Hate Speech

Survey: Only One-Third of Students Think the Constitution Should Protect Hate Speech

College students are very supportive of free speech protection... but only if it fits within their idea of diversity and inclusion.

What If Newspapers Reported the Real News about Human Progress?

What If Newspapers Reported the Real News about Human Progress?

We may fail to appreciate how much progress the world has made because the news is usually about bad and unusual things.

I Grew Up in a Communist System. Here’s What Americans Don’t Understand About Freedom

I Grew Up in a Communist System. Here’s What Americans Don’t Understand About Freedom

Only in a free-market system can we truly achieve individual liberty and human flourishing.

Working Mom: Stop Marginalizing Stay-at-Home Parenting

Working Mom: Stop Marginalizing Stay-at-Home Parenting

The idea that women have been freed from the chains of full-time motherhood to pursue more meaningful work is sexism disguised as enlightenment.

This 1835 Description of Europe Explains Modern America’s Agitation

This 1835 Description of Europe Explains Modern America’s Agitation

There's a major ingredient Americans have cast aside which may be causing today's chaos.

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