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A Rational Checklist is No Match for Emotions in Matters of the Heart

A Rational Checklist is No Match for Emotions in Matters of the Heart

Given the strong and complex feelings involved, you may be prone to the empathy gap in the search for the perfect partner.

Evidence Suggests Some Schools are Finally Freeing Students from the Bonds of Mediocrity

Evidence Suggests Some Schools are Finally Freeing Students from the Bonds of Mediocrity

"We suppress genius because we haven’t yet figured out how to manage a population of educated men and women. The solution, I think, is simple and glorious."

The False Promise of an 'Ultramillionare' Tax

The False Promise of an 'Ultramillionare' Tax

Whether their advocates realize it or not, “ ultramillionare ” taxes are false promises for whatever they propose to finance.

What Elizabeth Bennett Can Teach Us about Laughter

What Elizabeth Bennett Can Teach Us about Laughter

It's one thing to recognize that laughter has benefits, but how do we go about laughing more and cultivating a healthy sense of humor?

Fast Fashion on Its Last Legs — Thank Millennials

Fast Fashion on Its Last Legs — Thank Millennials

Are millenials killing the fast fashion industry or changing it for the better?

Venezuela Crisis Explained: A Tale of Two Presidents

Venezuela Crisis Explained: A Tale of Two Presidents

Who is the rightful president?

Why Are Young Men No Longer Solid Providers?

Why Are Young Men No Longer Solid Providers?

It appears that the genre of young-man-in-Mom’s-basement is no longer looked down upon but is in fact extolled as a viable career choice.

Is the Media the Enemy of the People?

Is the Media the Enemy of the People?

Far from being the “guardians” of democracy or the supposed voice of the people, the current media and academic establishment is the revolutionary vanguard at odds with the common American.

A Simple Solution for Loneliness

A Simple Solution for Loneliness

Modern loneliness is a complex problem, and the solutions will also vary.

How San Fransisco’s Housing Policy Makes it Harder for the Homeless

How San Fransisco’s Housing Policy Makes it Harder for the Homeless

California lawmakers continue to discourage the very enterprises and institutions that can bring a personalized approach to a very personal issue.

The Green New Deal is Actually a Brown New Deal

The Green New Deal is Actually a Brown New Deal

The Green New Deal is incredibly unrealistic.

What Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Doesn't Understand about Socialism

What Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Doesn't Understand about Socialism

Bernie is likely too old to perceive this insight. But what about AOC and her fellow millennials?

What is "Toxic Masculinity"?

What is "Toxic Masculinity"?

If toxic masculinity is only an undesirable kind of masculinity, then we need to ask: what does good masculinity look like?

How Venezuelans Can Recover from the Sickness of Socialism

How Venezuelans Can Recover from the Sickness of Socialism

Venezuela can quickly recover from its disastrous experiment with Socialism.  Germany and Hong Kong provide good models.  

Do We Need More Screen-Free Zones?

Do We Need More Screen-Free Zones?

On a recent trip to the zoo with my kids, I wondered, are there any unmediated experiences left?

The End of ‘Believe All Women’

The End of ‘Believe All Women’

Feminists haven’t been this silent since the Bill Clinton years.

Democrats Release Green New Deal. Here’s What’s in It.

Democrats Release Green New Deal. Here’s What’s in It.

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez released a resolution that outlines the “Green New Deal” that’s become a central part of the Democratic agenda.

Christopher Hitchens on Why We Desperately Need Free Speech

Christopher Hitchens on Why We Desperately Need Free Speech

"You are giving away what is most precious in your own society," Hitchens told his audience.

Why Bad Arguments Are So Persuasive

Why Bad Arguments Are So Persuasive

Why are so many people persuaded by bad arguments?

Homeschoolers: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

Homeschoolers: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

Subjecting all homeschooling families to regulation and oversight because of fears of a few is a blatant example of state intrusion.

Has the IVF Industry Been Lying to Millennials?

Has the IVF Industry Been Lying to Millennials?

Media reports are exposing the industry’s empty promises.

How Craftsmanship Can Save the World

How Craftsmanship Can Save the World

All lovers of beauty and tradition will rejoice at the emergence of the American College of the Building Arts and will hope that it is the first of many such schools to be established in the future.

What Might Have Been: Russia's Missed Opportunity of 1917

What Might Have Been: Russia's Missed Opportunity of 1917

The Bolshevik coup d’état brought an end to the first democratic experiment in the history of Russia, thwarting the consolidation of liberal democracy in the Slavic country.

How 'Woke' Are You on World Poverty?

How 'Woke' Are You on World Poverty?

 The self-proclaimed woke are fast asleep, but you don’t have to be.

How PC Moralism Cuts Us Off From Our Cultural Heritage

How PC Moralism Cuts Us Off From Our Cultural Heritage

The difference today is not that there are any more things about the past we don't like, but in our reaction to them.

13 Fact Checks on the State of the Union Address

13 Fact Checks on the State of the Union Address

Did the president nail the facts? We checked out some of those that stood out. Here are 13.

Five Famous Shakespeare Quotes You're Probably Taking Out of Context

Five Famous Shakespeare Quotes You're Probably Taking Out of Context

While it is true that Shakespeare interacts with deep and compelling themes, and some of his plays do have a very somber tone, it’s interesting to see how many of his oft-quoted lines actually appear in moments of comic relief.

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.

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