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‘Peter Rabbit’ vs. ‘Polar Bear’s Underwear’: The Revenge of the Classics

‘Peter Rabbit’ vs. ‘Polar Bear’s Underwear’: The Revenge of the Classics

Do children really need books about zombies or a polar bear’s missing underwear?

Many New Toys Leave No Room for Imagination

Many New Toys Leave No Room for Imagination

“Imagination does not stir at the suggestion of the feeble, much-diluted stuff that is too often put into children’s hands.”

Modesty, Faith, and Burqa Bans

Modesty, Faith, and Burqa Bans

Women cannot participate as equals in the public space when entirely disguised, when their ability to show emotion and communicate is so intentionally handicapped.

The Cult of Niceness

The Cult of Niceness

When truth comes to be seen as subjective, toleration becomes the chief virtue.

George Washington’s Secret to Successful Government

George Washington’s Secret to Successful Government

As we continue on the elusive quest for an ideal 45th president, perhaps we would benefit from examining the first: George Washington.

Why Political Debate Today is Incoherent

Why Political Debate Today is Incoherent

Most don't admit it, but their political positions are often the result of hidden doctrines. 

Is the Pope Infallible? It depends.

Is the Pope Infallible? It depends.

Here’s some clarity on what the Catholic Church actually believes. 

Atheist Philosopher Describes His Fascinating Near-Death Experience

Atheist Philosopher Describes His Fascinating Near-Death Experience

It was real enough for him to admit it made him reconsider some of his previous convictions.

Have We Taken the Whole ‘Disorder’ Thing Too Far?

Have We Taken the Whole ‘Disorder’ Thing Too Far?

There’s a new disorder on the loose and it’s known as PIU: Problematic Internet Use.

Gnostic Bodies: Why Millennials Love Tattoos

Gnostic Bodies: Why Millennials Love Tattoos

Once, girls in their summer dresses filled the sidewalks each June. Their bare arms and shoulders would flash out of halter straps and their legs would strut past hems set well above the knees.

Is Organic Food Just a Waste of Money?

Is Organic Food Just a Waste of Money?

A new study finds that organics have more nutrients, but...

Harper Lee on ‘Equality’

Harper Lee on ‘Equality’

4 surprising quotes from To Kill a Mockingbird.

New Study: Parenting More Effective than Ritalin for ADHD

New Study: Parenting More Effective than Ritalin for ADHD

Children who went through "behavior modification" treatment saw significant benefits.

Meme Cleverly Shows the Common Enemy of the Rich AND Poor

Meme Cleverly Shows the Common Enemy of the Rich AND Poor

Regarding class warfare, there is one important thing most Americans can agree on.

What’s the meaning?

What’s the meaning?

Bernie’s new t-shirt by Shep Fairey looks like a cross.

Can a Christian build a wall?

Can a Christian build a wall?

The Pope made a statement he might want to walk back. 

The Real Reason Why We Should Read

The Real Reason Why We Should Read

Words of wisdom from Sir Francis Bacon.

The End of Ideas in American Politics?

The End of Ideas in American Politics?

Americans have long mistrusted intellectuals, nowhere more so than when intellectuals have had access to power. There is considerable irony in this apprehension, for the Founding Fathers were themselves men of intellect and learning.

Yes, Blacks can be Racist

Yes, Blacks can be Racist

In the name of Black Lives Matter, a white Marine allegedly was beat up by a group of black teens and adults.

Colleges Are Eagerly Accepting Homeschooled Kids

Colleges Are Eagerly Accepting Homeschooled Kids

What socialization critics never expected...

What’s Really Causing So Many School Suspensions

What’s Really Causing So Many School Suspensions

The answer shouldn't surprise us.

Children Should Learn about TANSTAAFL

Children Should Learn about TANSTAAFL

...and they probably won't learn about it in school.

Parenting Doesn’t Have to be So Expensive

Parenting Doesn’t Have to be So Expensive

Many American families are choosing to make raising a child more expensive than it needs to be.

Psychiatrist: Not Everything is a Mental Disease

Psychiatrist: Not Everything is a Mental Disease

In many cases, what used to be called simple “unhappiness” gets medicalized as “depression”...

Incident Highlights a Problem with Transgender Bathroom Laws

Incident Highlights a Problem with Transgender Bathroom Laws

The man returned a second time while young girls were changing for swim practice...

Revered Philosopher: Children Actually Want Parents to Lay Down the Law

Revered Philosopher: Children Actually Want Parents to Lay Down the Law

So much for "friendship" parenting...

You Can’t Separate ‘Critical Thinking’ and Good Writing

You Can’t Separate ‘Critical Thinking’ and Good Writing

3 ways to foster good thinking and clear writing in today's students.

NPR Questions Bernie Sanders’ Free College Plan

NPR Questions Bernie Sanders’ Free College Plan

It sounds great, but what's the catch?

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