Detective fiction has been consistently interpreted as an inherently religious genre by such Christian literary luminaries as W.H. Auden and Dorothy L. Sayers
New research allows scientists "to rewrite the DNA bound up in living cells," and now an ethics panel suggests this may be "morally permissible."
San Francisco is the first California city to allow noncitizens to vote in its Board of Education elections.
Should we be looking to tech visionaries for life advice and personal guidance?
The art of happiness requires the gift of beautifying daily life with the gracious touches that decorate rooms, select elegant clothing, bring cheer into others’ lives, create hospitable social occasions, and cultivate the manners that create harmony and affability in human relationships.
If the British government fails to deliver actual Brexit, it will have even more serious implications than leaving the country tied to the anti-democratic corpse politic of the European superstate.
In South Africa on Tuesday, in an address honoring Nelson Mandela, Obama spoke about our “strange and uncertain times.”
This also was the third consecutive year that emissions in the U.S. declined.
Rhode Island Lawmaker Takes a Swipe at 100-year-old “Americanization” Law.
In a 1748 edition of Poor Richard Improved, Franklin laid out the following six ways to succeed in conversation.
Aristotle’s arguments on property are still relevant today. Many free-marketeers have forgotten that there are more benefits of private property than mere economic efficiency.
When Presidents Trump and Vladimir Putin ended their joint press conference in Helsinki, the punditocracy predictably swarmed all over it like ants around a pile of crumbs.
Employers now are begging for talent, and ready to pay to keep it. That gives workers more confidence that they can leave one job for another.
From Mesopotamia (or even earlier), all civilizations have employed some kind of medium of exchange to facilitate transactions regardless of their geographical locations, legal and economic systems, religious beliefs or political structures. Have you ever wondered why?
To be anti-PC is not to be against manners or mutual respect.
“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves,” John Brennan ominously wrote.
The liberal rage against the border wall has much to do with the nature of boundaries. Walls, borders, and fences are manifestations of restraint. Fallen humanity naturally resists the restraints of order that keep the unbridled passions under control. Walls are needed to keep the peace…
The uniquely frustrating brilliance of Sanders lies in his theatrical acuteness for distortions and inaccuracies.
A joint hearing of two House committees Thursday repeatedly turned testy.
Civilizations have never truly appreciated the virtue of men like Socrates.
If decision making is more often intuitive than reasoned, and our thinking is largely influenced by our social groups, how do we pursue wisdom?
The contributions of Friedman as an economist are often overlooked by non-economists. Here are three that will help you understand a bit better his work.
One wouldn’t expect a book to contain a poisonous substance. But it might.
The country would be wise to let the market take a shot at cleaning up government waste.
We spend most of our lives not truly living at all but shoring up goods for some time in the future when we can enjoy them—which never comes since we have incapacitated ourselves from enjoying the present.
George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln led America through periods of political chaos and enormous uncertainty when few others could. Does America have any statesman left?
The “conventional wisdom” may be conventional, but it’s often not wisdom.
In an age when democracy is clearly retreating, will America eventually succumb to autocracy while waving sayonara to democracy?