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How to Win Arguments When You Haven’t a Leg to Stand On

How to Win Arguments When You Haven’t a Leg to Stand On

Arthur Schopenhauer should be named as the official philosopher of the internet.

Bonfires of Bigotry: The Sources of Our Present Anger

Bonfires of Bigotry: The Sources of Our Present Anger

Some journalists and commentators, anxious to prove American bigotry and blind to their own, throw gasoline onto the pyres of hatred.

The Soft Nihilism of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’

The Soft Nihilism of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’

In 1971, John Lennon asked us to imagine a world with "no heaven," "no hell," "no religion," and "nothing to kill or die for."

What a Judge’s Ruling on Drafting Women Means for Military

What a Judge’s Ruling on Drafting Women Means for Military

A federal judge's ruling that women must be included in a potential military draft is based on incomplete information.

New York State Budget Director on the 'Fundamental Ignorance' That Killed the Amazon Deal

New York State Budget Director on the 'Fundamental Ignorance' That Killed the Amazon Deal

New York State Budget Director Robert Mujica is not pleased his state is missing out on Amazon’s second headquarters.

‘Is It OK to Still Have Children?’

‘Is It OK to Still Have Children?’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez asked the question in a video she posted on social media this weekend.

Alexandra Tolstoy and the Appeal of a Simple Life

Alexandra Tolstoy and the Appeal of a Simple Life

Alexandra Tolstoy's images portray the simplicity and the peacefulness that we all secretly crave for ourselves and our children, but feel we never can attain in our fast-paced modern world.

Is the Racial Gap in Suspensions Due to Racism?

Is the Racial Gap in Suspensions Due to Racism?

Neither racism nor subjectivity is the primary cause of the higher black suspension rate.

The Myth of Millennial Socialism

The Myth of Millennial Socialism

The real reason so many millennials gravitate toward Bernie Sanders.

Do You Want Fries With That? Thoughts on a Liberal Arts Major

Do You Want Fries With That? Thoughts on a Liberal Arts Major

Studying the liberal arts may seem like a one way road to unemployment. Nothing could further from the truth.  

The Myth That the US Leads the World in Mass Shootings

The Myth That the US Leads the World in Mass Shootings

To understand the misleading narrative, we must look to the era of narrative-driven journalism and the politicization of society, both of which subjugate truth to ideology and politics.

The Best Internship EVER: How and Why You Should Apply for the Alcuin Internship

The Best Internship EVER: How and Why You Should Apply for the Alcuin Internship

Last summer I had the opportunity to be a part of the best internship EVER, along with five other young people from around the country.

3 Things AOC Can Learn from Margaret Thatcher

3 Things AOC Can Learn from Margaret Thatcher

AOC has enjoyed a meteoric rise in American politics. If she intends to have a lasting impact, then she should study the career of Margaret Thatcher.  

'They Shall Not Grow Old' and the Rise of Moral Nihilism

'They Shall Not Grow Old' and the Rise of Moral Nihilism

They Shall Not Grow Old is an extremely painful and powerful film to watch.

How #BelieveAllWomen Could End Up Hurting Women

How #BelieveAllWomen Could End Up Hurting Women

Assuming the physically stronger party is always more likely to be guilty is absurd.

Is There a Threat to English?

Is There a Threat to English?

When it comes to language assimilation, neither of the standard assurances is convincing.

Canada’s Universal Child Care Program Suggests Elizabeth Warren’s Plan Would Be Disastrous for Children

Canada’s Universal Child Care Program Suggests Elizabeth Warren’s Plan Would Be Disastrous for Children

If Canada’s program is any indication, the government’s definition of “high-quality” child care may, in fact, be harming children.

Free Seminar: Networking 101

Free Seminar: Networking 101

Free Upcoming Seminar on Networking 101

Why Positive Thinking Doesn’t Work

Why Positive Thinking Doesn’t Work

If you set out to get rid of your negative thinking, you are destined for failure.

4 Reasons Why Nixon Remains the Most Important President Since 1945

4 Reasons Why Nixon Remains the Most Important President Since 1945

Richard Nixon's opening to China and not Watergate is what defined his presidency.       

US Millenials Are Leaving Larger Cities

US Millenials Are Leaving Larger Cities

It is no longer cool to be young, single and live in Manhattan.

Why the Minimum Wage Shouldn't Be a Family Wage

Why the Minimum Wage Shouldn't Be a Family Wage

Unless Elizabeth Warren is nostalgic for the era of the Great Depression, she should recognize that increasing the minimum wage to a family wage would cause long-term harm to American families.

Supremes Deliver Smackdown on Civil Asset Forfeiture

Supremes Deliver Smackdown on Civil Asset Forfeiture

The Supreme Court’s ruling won’t end the practice, but it will limit the abuse.

What One Professor Learned While Teaching Conservative Political Theory to Liberal Students

What One Professor Learned While Teaching Conservative Political Theory to Liberal Students

Does open discussion of ideas bring greater contention, or not?

How YouTube AutoPlay Becomes Your Child’s Worst Nightmare

How YouTube AutoPlay Becomes Your Child’s Worst Nightmare

They’ll probably start out watching clips from innocuous shows like “Peppa Pig” or “Paw Patrol,” but it’s all too easy for them to end up in much darker territory.

US Schools Are Leaving Students Ill-Equipped to Compete with Artificial Intelligence

US Schools Are Leaving Students Ill-Equipped to Compete with Artificial Intelligence

To compete with robots, we need an education model that nurtures human imagination and ingenuity.

 Support for 'Soaking the Rich' Is Rooted in Media Misinformation

Support for 'Soaking the Rich' Is Rooted in Media Misinformation

By feeding falsehoods to respondents, pollsters can severely distort the results of their polls.

Most Americans Can’t Pass a Basic Citizenship Test. Here’s Why We Should Be Worried.

Most Americans Can’t Pass a Basic Citizenship Test. Here’s Why We Should Be Worried.

We need to fix this, for the sake of our republic.

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