Our elites believe they can engineer complex systems and institutions from the top, and thereby control national and global conditions. But our tech-based systems have outgrown such deterministic control.
“Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two makes four,” Winston Smith tells us. “If this is granted, all else follows.” When I read this line 25 years ago I didn’t understand what Orwell was saying. Now I do.
Are we so committed to the idea of equality that we look the other way when facts show us that differences between the sexes exist?
Those radicals of the 1960s seem to have won the game. Or have they?
Hipsters, like many Americans, have confused the plethora of consumer-oriented diversions and incessant internet interactions with living a wholesome life.
A recent study from Australia reveals the factors that enable students to excel. Hint: money isn't one of them!
What has our country become that we can tear down the doorway of a family who has a child with a high fever that disagrees with their doctor?
Could it be that we need more boredom?
When an old person dies, a library burns to the ground.
Jussie Smollett wasted police time and resources while attempting to paint himself as a victim. Has the lenient attitude toward hate crime hoaxes on many campuses spread to the rest of the country, as well?
Yang is fond of informing audiences that UBI is not a new idea. It’s not even a liberal policy.
The Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected Democrats’ so-called Green New Deal, touted to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as a way of combating climate change.
Have we lost the common culture and associations which were once primarily obtained through church and religious societies?
Tara Westover refuses to admit that if her parents had taken a conventional path, she would not be where she is today.
The Chicago Police Department is reportedly furious after the state dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett, who allegedly staged a fake hate crime against his person.
Benito Mussolini coined the term "fascism" to describe his political movement 100 years ago. Here are five things you should know about fascism.
Desperate patients pay up because they have nowhere else to go—and their distress is deliberate and designed.
The reputations of media pundits and whole news organizations are now in shambles and exposed for all to see.
The City of San Antonio cannot discriminate against Chick-Fil-A because it disapproves of the company's charitable giving. Donations to a private group are protected by the First Amendment.
Is it too risky to bring children into this chaotic world in which we live?
The survival of liberty depends on skepticism of government power—and make no mistake, that includes President Trump.
It’s no longer only President Donald Trump and his allies saying “no collusion.”
When it comes to the direction of society Americans (surprisingly) agree: things are not getting better.
“A dead thing,” Chesterton wrote, “can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.”
A New Zealand bookstore stopped selling Jordan Peterson’s book in light of the Christchurch mosque shootings, but continues offering “Mein Kampf.”
Forget race: the real dividing line is class, with identity politics there to distract us into submission.
Should New Zealand follow in Australia's footsteps with gun restrictions?
Professor Kerry Cronin and her famous dating class at Boston College are back in the news.