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Why We Fear (and Crave) Commitment

Why We Fear (and Crave) Commitment

Does the modern culture leave young people with a narrative that they must fear and mistrust love?

Why It's Time to Treat the Hammer and Sickle Like the Swastika

Why It's Time to Treat the Hammer and Sickle Like the Swastika

The communist ideology in its purest form might be separated from its implementations, but at what point does it’s awful track record discredit any attempts to advocate it?

Liberation Theology: How Competing Claims of Being on God’s Side Are Testing Our Social Order

Liberation Theology: How Competing Claims of Being on God’s Side Are Testing Our Social Order

Competing claims of being on God’s side are testing the limits of a liberal social order straining to accommodate militant believers.

The Problem With Conflating Sexual Advances With Sexual Harassment

The Problem With Conflating Sexual Advances With Sexual Harassment

'"Since you became a legal adult, have you ever made unwanted requests for sexual favors?"

The Worst Emperor of Ancient Rome: Caligula

The Worst Emperor of Ancient Rome: Caligula

Of his own citizens, he famously declared, “I wish the Roman people had but a single neck” so he could hang them all at once.

A Brief History of Russia Meddling in Other People’s Elections

A Brief History of Russia Meddling in Other People’s Elections

Let’s look at patterns of Russian policy stretching back over three centuries.

Why California Cities Are Becoming Unlivable

Why California Cities Are Becoming Unlivable

California has the highest poverty rate in the U.S. and is rated dead last in quality of life.

How 'The Abolition of Man' Destroys the Idols of the Postmodern Age

How 'The Abolition of Man' Destroys the Idols of the Postmodern Age

In the modern world, C.S. Lewis argues in The Abolition of Man, we have trained the head and encouraged the heart, while neglecting the soul, the most important part of the person. As Lewis so scathingly puts it, we are producing men without chests.

The Affective Fallacy: Understanding How Your Feelings Can Make You Dumb

The Affective Fallacy: Understanding How Your Feelings Can Make You Dumb

When we elevate our feelings as if they are the truth, we degrade our minds and ourselves.

Aristotle on Why Some Friendships Are Evil

Aristotle on Why Some Friendships Are Evil

Tensions can appear between being a good friend and doing “the right thing.”

Politics Is Beginning to Consume Our World. That's Bad.

Politics Is Beginning to Consume Our World. That's Bad.

In the world of politics, people never learn, and they repeat the same species of mistakes in a perpetual cycle.

Divorce Lawyer: Schools Should Teach More About Marriage

Divorce Lawyer: Schools Should Teach More About Marriage

Is there a case for giving basic marriage instruction in school?

How One Deleted Scene Turns Star Wars into a Struggle Against Socialism

How One Deleted Scene Turns Star Wars into a Struggle Against Socialism

A deleted Star Wars scene reveals that, at least in the 1970s, George Lucas understood that free markets make free people.

Sarah Jeong Proposed Banning the Atlantic Editor Who Exposed 'The Hunting Ground'

Sarah Jeong Proposed Banning the Atlantic Editor Who Exposed 'The Hunting Ground'

Sarah Jeong, the most recent hire of the New York Times editorial board, suggested journalist Emily Yoffe should be banned 'from talking about rape ever again.'

Why Straw Bans Don't Help the Environment and Needlessly Restrict Freedom

Why Straw Bans Don't Help the Environment and Needlessly Restrict Freedom

No one should have to get a license or undergo an exam to qualify for access to a simple consumer product.

Does the Death Penalty Actually Save Lives?

Does the Death Penalty Actually Save Lives?

Given how much suffering to the innocents is prevented by punishing violent criminals with harsh sentences, it is apt to say, as a federal appeals court judge once did, that “He who is kind to the cruel is cruel to the kind.”

The Top 1% Have 40% of America’s Wealth: Is This a Problem?

The Top 1% Have 40% of America’s Wealth: Is This a Problem?

Is wealth inequality bad? Here are three important questions to ask.

Can You Be Christian and Support the Death Penalty?

Can You Be Christian and Support the Death Penalty?

Among Christian leaders, Pope Francis has been at the forefront of arguing against the death penalty.

Was Jesus a Socialist? A Conversation With Theologian David Bentley Hart and Economist Jerry Bowyer

Was Jesus a Socialist? A Conversation With Theologian David Bentley Hart and Economist Jerry Bowyer

Many people today argue that Jesus was history's first Marxist.

Pastor Claims Trump Is the ‘Most Pro-Black President’ in Generations During White House Meeting

Pastor Claims Trump Is the ‘Most Pro-Black President’ in Generations During White House Meeting

Rev. Darrell Scott, a Cleveland pastor and co-founder of the president’s National Diversity Coalition, said Donald Trump is “the most pro-black president that we’ve had in our lifetime.”

Theory-Induced Blindness: Why 'Expert' Predictions Are Wrong So Often

Theory-Induced Blindness: Why 'Expert' Predictions Are Wrong So Often

Failure is par-for-the-course when it comes to political prediction. Why?

Is Spanking Harmful? Why Research Hasn’t Given Us a Clear Answer

Is Spanking Harmful? Why Research Hasn’t Given Us a Clear Answer

The American College of Pediatricians reports that most anti-spanking research suffers from three defects.  

How Mom and Pop Stores Are Defeating Amazon and Walmart in India

How Mom and Pop Stores Are Defeating Amazon and Walmart in India

When a social order favors the development of families and communities, corresponding business models also appear.

5 (Other) Times Russia Meddled in U.S. Elections

5 (Other) Times Russia Meddled in U.S. Elections

We shouldn't be so surprised that Russia hacked the 2016 election. They've been at this for a while.

Inflation Veering Toward 1 Million Percent in Collapsing, Socialist Venezuela

Inflation Veering Toward 1 Million Percent in Collapsing, Socialist Venezuela

It wasn’t that long ago that the left praised socialist Venezuela as a model country, a good comparison to the mean, ruthless system of the United States. What happened?

How Phones Became Electronic Pacifiers

How Phones Became Electronic Pacifiers

Screens have become electronic pacifiers, data suggest. Whenever a parent needs their kid to sit still, they toss them a phone.

Americans Are Rapidly Warming Up to Porn, a New Gallup Poll Shows. Here's Why.

Americans Are Rapidly Warming Up to Porn, a New Gallup Poll Shows. Here's Why.

A newly released Gallup poll shows that Americans are rapidly beginning to see porn as morally acceptable.

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against Blueprints for 3D-Printed Guns

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against Blueprints for 3D-Printed Guns

The fear created by the phrase “3D-printed guns” should not be allowed to override common sense.

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