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Are ‘Designer Babies’ Possible? Researchers Say No

Are ‘Designer Babies’ Possible? Researchers Say No

Based on current technology, the ability for parents to genetically engineer their babies' traits is still a far off prospect.

Is Common Sense Becoming Uncommon?

Is Common Sense Becoming Uncommon?

Common sense is often overlooked in arguments. Should it be? 

How to Ensure Productive Thanksgiving Debates

How to Ensure Productive Thanksgiving Debates

Thanksgiving discussions are best when warm, rather than too hot or cold. 

The Deep State: The Headless Fourth Branch of Government

The Deep State: The Headless Fourth Branch of Government

The fourth branch of government is headless, responsible to no one, and impossible to hold accountable. 

Gluten-Sensitive Liberals? An Investigation of This Food Fad

Gluten-Sensitive Liberals? An Investigation of This Food Fad

Is the battle over gluten avoidance just one more political argument you'll have to tread lightly around this Thanksgiving?

‘My Privacy Is Being Invaded’: High School Girl Reacts to New Transgender Bathroom Policy

‘My Privacy Is Being Invaded’: High School Girl Reacts to New Transgender Bathroom Policy

Transgender students new unrestricted access to locker rooms and restrooms is "a great policy, unfortunately, it's not everything we want" according to one trans student.

To Feel More Gratitude, Pay Less Attention to Your Feelings

To Feel More Gratitude, Pay Less Attention to Your Feelings

Closing the gap between wanting to be grateful and actually feeling grateful is more a matter of allowing than doing.

“OK Boomer” Is the First Salvo of a Larger Generational Showdown

“OK Boomer” Is the First Salvo of a Larger Generational Showdown

Millennials and Gen Z are paying a lot more into Social Security than baby Boomers did, and they won't even see the benefits later in life.

I Left England Because of Socialized Medicine. My Life Depended on It.

I Left England Because of Socialized Medicine. My Life Depended on It.

Socialized medicine can be deadly. 

Why Do Older Women Criticize Young Mothers?

Why Do Older Women Criticize Young Mothers?

Why is it that older generations feel so comfortable criticizing how kids behave and dissecting the parenting styles of younger parents?

Kanye West, Chic-Fil-A, and the Age of Authenticity

Kanye West, Chic-Fil-A, and the Age of Authenticity

Chic-fil-A's recent decision causes some to question its authenticity to Christians and to LGBT+ groups. 

Bring Back the Family Dinner

Bring Back the Family Dinner

Family dinners have been on the decline in America in recent years. But there's a lot of benefits to be gained from families eating together.

Avoiding Stupidity in the Age of Pregnant and Period-Producing Men

Avoiding Stupidity in the Age of Pregnant and Period-Producing Men

Stupidity continues to swirl in society with increasing vigor. The important thing is whether each of us will allow ourselves to be dragged along with it. 

It’s a Disservice to Urge Young People to Become Entrepreneurs

It’s a Disservice to Urge Young People to Become Entrepreneurs

Why do we push entrepreneurship on young people when all the data show that they're very likely to fail?

The Rise and Rise of Modest Fashion

The Rise and Rise of Modest Fashion

Why is it that attitudes, after the laissez faire ones of the sixties and onward, now may be changing?

Education Is Not About Your 'Lived Reality'

Education Is Not About Your 'Lived Reality'

Education is not about political influence, but about responsible freedom through a well-developed mind. 

The Secular Religion of Socialism

The Secular Religion of Socialism

Socialism is more than political. It's a secular religion. 

Solar Panels Literally Produce Tons of Toxic Waste

Solar Panels Literally Produce Tons of Toxic Waste

Solar panels have long been lauded by environmentalists and proponents of renewable energy, but do they do more harm than good to the green cause?

Triggered: An Experiment

Triggered: An Experiment

We all have things that "trigger" us.

How Many People Must Die to Fix the Planet?

How Many People Must Die to Fix the Planet?

The Malthusian doomsday prediction has been spectacularly wrong, and yet still popular, for more than 200 years. How many people have to die to satisfy today's alarmists?

‘Now I Know What Freedom Is’: One Young Man’s Escape From North Korea

‘Now I Know What Freedom Is’: One Young Man’s Escape From North Korea

People who espouse communism and socialism might want to take a closer look at the story of this North Korean refugee.

Lost Innocence: Let’s Give Children a Childhood

Lost Innocence: Let’s Give Children a Childhood

Educating includes how we shape our children's reading choices. 

Painting Tinseltown Red

Painting Tinseltown Red

Just last week, the citizens of Los Angeles awoke to find these posters plastered on bus stops and public benches.

Why Do Teachers Make Us Read Old Books?

Why Do Teachers Make Us Read Old Books?

There are a lot of books out there. Why is it important for students to read older books when there is so much new material available?

The Origins of the Thought Police – and Why They Scare Us

The Origins of the Thought Police – and Why They Scare Us

Do you know the origins of George Orwell's 'Thought Police'? They are unfortunately real, and alive and well in the 21st century.

Rolling Stone: Men Who Abstain From Porn Are Dangerous Alt-Righters

Rolling Stone: Men Who Abstain From Porn Are Dangerous Alt-Righters

The fact that Rolling Stone attempts to cite science to justify porn and villainize self-control shows our lack of consensus on virtue.

Religion and Cultural Friction: Are the Two Related?

Religion and Cultural Friction: Are the Two Related?

Lack of religion doesn’t really affect our quality of life today, does it?

Back Row Kids: Dignity, Work, and the Vision of Williamson College

Back Row Kids: Dignity, Work, and the Vision of Williamson College

Lifting our neighbors out of poverty may begin with providing structures to provide dignified work. 

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