The West

Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West

Cosby, Kavanaugh, and the Necessity of Evidence

Cosby, Kavanaugh, and the Necessity of Evidence

It’s simple: Men shouldn’t automatically be believed for making an accusation against someone, and nor should women.

Diversity Ideology Killed the University. Now, It’s Choking Out Civilization.

Diversity Ideology Killed the University. Now, It’s Choking Out Civilization.

For decades, universities have drifted further and further away from their true purpose. Now they are taking the rest of the world with them.

We Weren’t Made for Endless Work

We Weren’t Made for Endless Work

We spend non-distracted moments in a frenzy of activity: doing dishes, folding laundry, paying bills, et cetera. And while all these things are engaging and important, they should not and do not contain the whole of contemplation.

Six Simple Tips for Making Friends

Six Simple Tips for Making Friends

Making friends is not always easy, and sometimes the process won’t be much fun. But the alternative is loneliness and that’s far worse.

Seven Ways Men Are No Longer the ‘Privileged’ Sex

Seven Ways Men Are No Longer the ‘Privileged’ Sex

Once the “privileged” sex with many advantages, the American male now seems to be fighting an uphill battle to maintain a fair and reasonable position in society.

Mark Knight is Our Best Tabloid Cartoonist. Is His Serena Williams Drawing Racist?

Mark Knight is Our Best Tabloid Cartoonist. Is His Serena Williams Drawing Racist?

Is the Mark Knight cartoon of Serena Williams racist? It depends on where you sit.

Who Had the Bright Idea of Transferring Men to Women’s Prisons?

Who Had the Bright Idea of Transferring Men to Women’s Prisons?

Just another day in the brave new world of transgender ideology.

‘First Man’ Omission of the Flag Will Not Rewrite US History

‘First Man’ Omission of the Flag Will Not Rewrite US History

The director and the star of “First Man,” a forthcoming film about Neil Armstrong and Apollo 11, are congratulating themselves for leaving out one of the most dramatic moments in spaceflight.

Mayor Suggests Fine-Free Libraries So ‘Everyone Can Afford to Check Out a Book’

Mayor Suggests Fine-Free Libraries So ‘Everyone Can Afford to Check Out a Book’

Isn't that the whole point of libraries in the first place?

5 Dating Tips for Those Interested in True, Long-Lasting Love

5 Dating Tips for Those Interested in True, Long-Lasting Love

Common sense that today's young people have forgotten?

Why High Voter Participation is Overrated

Why High Voter Participation is Overrated

Is it time to stop making people feel guilty for not going to the polls?

Will Downton Abbey’s Gender Problem Be Solved in the 21st Century?

Will Downton Abbey’s Gender Problem Be Solved in the 21st Century?

A British aristocrat has daughters but no sons, thus his title and estate must pass to a distant male relative. It’s the classic plot device in many famous stories – ranging from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice to the TV show Downton Abbey.

Why It Matters That Teens Are Reading Less

Why It Matters That Teens Are Reading Less

If print starts to die, a lot will go with it.

Google and Apple Are Recognizing the Façade of the Education System

Google and Apple Are Recognizing the Façade of the Education System

The question is, will the rest of America do the same?

Teacher Punishes Student… for Good Manners

Teacher Punishes Student… for Good Manners

Why have good manners become an object of scorn?

MLK’s ‘Dream’ Speech Is Coming True, His Niece Says

MLK’s ‘Dream’ Speech Is Coming True, His Niece Says

The time is ripe, she said, for America to embrace the values that her uncle fought and prayed for.

Stop Criminalizing Parenthood

Stop Criminalizing Parenthood

Parents today are less afraid that their child will be kidnapped or hit by a car if they let them play outside and much more afraid that an onlooker will call the cops on them.

Why Every Sane Society Encourages Marriage, Not Divorce

Why Every Sane Society Encourages Marriage, Not Divorce

Chesterton was generally sympathetic to the plight of the poor, but not in the case of easy divorce.

Menopause Cafe: The Latest Trend in Workplace Equality

Menopause Cafe: The Latest Trend in Workplace Equality

Misogyny is increasingly viewed as a hate crime.

Christopher Robin and the Value of Doing Nothing

Christopher Robin and the Value of Doing Nothing

The curative for a society drowning in busyness?

Why Education is the ‘Fraud of the Age’

Why Education is the ‘Fraud of the Age’

We've long been told that education is the salvation of the world. But is it?

When Will Men in Hats Come Back?

When Will Men in Hats Come Back?

Whatever happened to the hat?

Chores: The Secret to Childhood Happiness?

Chores: The Secret to Childhood Happiness?

Would childhood anxiety and depression diminish if more parents followed through on giving chores?

Can Sexual Orientation Change?

Can Sexual Orientation Change?

A new study sheds some light on the issue.

High Schoolers Don't Read Books Anymore… and Why That Sets Them Up for Failure

High Schoolers Don't Read Books Anymore… and Why That Sets Them Up for Failure

Forty years ago, 60 percent of high school kids read books daily. Not anymore.

How Low-Energy Parents Can Get Their Children to Cooperate
Former Syracuse Professor Explains Why the University Should Not Be a Shopping Mall

Former Syracuse Professor Explains Why the University Should Not Be a Shopping Mall

But is a shopping mall exactly what we have reduced the university to?

Motherhood: Why Society is Making it the Most Stress-Ridden Career

Motherhood: Why Society is Making it the Most Stress-Ridden Career

Don’t criminalise mothers who make level-headed decisions regarding the welfare of their children, whom they have no intention to “wilfully neglect.”

Pages