The West

Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West

Euthanasia is Now Being Performed ... on Prisoners

Euthanasia is Now Being Performed ... on Prisoners

Eight prisoners have applied for medical aid in dying.

Millennial Males with Degrees are Getting Crushed in the Workplace (See Chart)
Bubble-Wrapping Children: School Bans Students from Touching Snow

Bubble-Wrapping Children: School Bans Students from Touching Snow

According to news reports, recent snowfalls led the head of the Jo Richardson Community School to decree that pupils were not allowed to have snowball fights, nor were they even allowed to touch the snow.

'Get on the Right Side of History': A Phrase G.K. Chesterton Would Have Understood

'Get on the Right Side of History': A Phrase G.K. Chesterton Would Have Understood

Telling others to 'get on the right side of history' is not just a form of intellectual bullying. It also reveals a tyrannical dimension to those who'd invoke the future to destroy the past.

Can a Return to Federalism Prevent a Second U.S. Civil War?

Can a Return to Federalism Prevent a Second U.S. Civil War?

A return to subsidiarity-style government might be America's best hope to survive. But will it be enough?

5 Reasons We Should Still Read Cicero

5 Reasons We Should Still Read Cicero

Cicero was far ahead of his time on the topic of private property.

Liberty is Meaningless without Responsibility

Liberty is Meaningless without Responsibility

Liberty and responsibility are inseparable.

Tech Exec Doomsday Preppers: Protecting Themselves from the Automation Monster They Created

Tech Exec Doomsday Preppers: Protecting Themselves from the Automation Monster They Created

Opinions and statistics vary as to how large an impact automation will have on the employment market. But many tech execs are taking no chances.

Young People Don’t Know How to Date Anymore. Here’s Why.

Young People Don’t Know How to Date Anymore. Here’s Why.

College professors are realizing that their students don't know how to do anything beyond hooking up.

Why Does America Have a Second Amendment?

Why Does America Have a Second Amendment?

Prominent writers are calling for repeal of the Second Amendment. This invites an important question: Why do we have it in the first place?

The Education System Loves Promoting Anti-Bullying… Until Homeschoolers Do the Same
Frederick Douglass Knew That Racial Identity Is No Antidote to Racial Injustice

Frederick Douglass Knew That Racial Identity Is No Antidote to Racial Injustice

Now no less than in his own day, the nation would do well to attend the wisdom of Frederick Douglass.

Transgender Ideology Is Riddled With Contradictions. Here Are the Big Ones.

Transgender Ideology Is Riddled With Contradictions. Here Are the Big Ones.

Is our gender identity biologically determined and immutable, or self-created and changeable?

Bended-Knee Proposals: Reconsidering the Tradition

Bended-Knee Proposals: Reconsidering the Tradition

Does the bended-knee proposal give a distorted view of marriage?

Men Drive Faster than Women… and it’s Okay to Acknowledge this Fact

Men Drive Faster than Women… and it’s Okay to Acknowledge this Fact

A new study on Uber drivers reveals some interesting differences about the sexes.

Why the World Needs Optimists

Why the World Needs Optimists

We certainly can’t force ourselves to be happy, but we don’t have to because that’s not what true optimism is about.

Effects of Immigration From Impoverished Nations

Effects of Immigration From Impoverished Nations

The answer varies considerably depending upon the circumstances and people affected, but some eye-opening patterns are present.

Is Direct Primary Care the Future of Medicine?

Is Direct Primary Care the Future of Medicine?

Would we experience better care, lower prices, and less intrusion by third parties if we brought the modern doctor back to the local community?

8 Characteristics of a Rational Soul

8 Characteristics of a Rational Soul

Nearly two thousand years ago, a well-known philosopher laid out the characteristics that make up a rational person. 

Today's Students Suffer from School Bell Tyranny

Today's Students Suffer from School Bell Tyranny

If we train children to operate as “machines,” then how can we expect them to behave with natural curiosity and excitement when it comes to learning?

The 10 Indicators of a True Gentleman

The 10 Indicators of a True Gentleman

Can true gentlemen exist in the #MeToo movement?

Jordan B. Peterson Is the Furthest Thing from the Alt-Right

Jordan B. Peterson Is the Furthest Thing from the Alt-Right

His project is about personal, not political, empowerment.

Does Work Make Mothers Happy?

Does Work Make Mothers Happy?

Czech sociologist Dana Hamplova provides an answer with results from a European study of mothers with children under three.

How Today’s Students Can Become Great Writers by Using Thomas Jefferson’s Methods

How Today’s Students Can Become Great Writers by Using Thomas Jefferson’s Methods

Today's schools appear to neglect teaching the very things which made Jefferson's writing great.

How the Great Books Are Revolutionizing College Admissions Tests

How the Great Books Are Revolutionizing College Admissions Tests

Students who take the Classic Learning Test are more deeply measured in intellectual proficiency.

7 Timeless Life Lessons from Marcus Aurelius

7 Timeless Life Lessons from Marcus Aurelius

Wise was he. (So spend five minutes on his couch.)

Why One Inner City College is Bringing Back Plato

Why One Inner City College is Bringing Back Plato

Instead of teaching woke literature that’s social justice compatible, the college is teaching Plato.

The Decline and Fall of 'The Andy Griffith Show'

The Decline and Fall of 'The Andy Griffith Show'

The Mayberry that we see in the first few seasons of The Andy Griffith Show is systematically undermined, desecrated, and destroyed by the iconoclasm of sixties’ ideological hedonism…

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