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As both Europe and the United States crackdown on international travel, one academic has a few notes on how the new coronavirus affects the situation abroad.
Harry and Meghan are leaving the British Royal family at the end of the month, but they still aren't being honest about why they're really leaving.
To constantly fear dying is to deny the joy of life. To give way to fear of death, or fear of coronavirus, is to live as if already dead.
Many people claim they could never work from home, but studies show that for the most of people, working from home increases their productivity.
Our promotion of public life over private life is divorced from reality and it is leading to divisions between the sexes and decreased happiness in life.
From the coasts to the Midwest, schools are continuing to try to replace parents, sometimes by way of outright deception.
Many American adults are reading at an elementary school level, with disastrous effects for themselves and the economy.
Have Americans developed cultures too different from each other to maintain the stability of the United States' political boundaries?
We shouldn't dwell in mom guilt, but we also should be wary of trying to wave all of it away. Sometimes it can tell us something important.
While the mainstream media makes its money off exciting headlines, it is important to remain calm in regards to the coronavirus.
"If we have less children today, we going to have less parents tomorrow, and even less children and so forth, you know?"
When every aspect of life is assumed under the label of political action it becomes very hard for people to simply live their lives.
When everything looks good and optimism is up, that’s a sure sign everything is about to tank.
Standing up to our current political and cultural climates takes guts.
The #MeToo movement has brought the realm of sexual relations back full circle so that marriage is the only logical place for sex.
“This isn’t working with these people here” sounds amusing when spoken by a child, but in the mouths of hateful adults, the words are a deadly poison.
The Communist superman that Trotsky anticipated remains just as much a work of fiction as DC Comic's Superman has always been.
Netflix's new dating show is yet another that offers the American public an extremely problematic view of what love ought to be.
Who is the sucker? He who doesn't understand modern art? Or he who affects to enjoy what is, in fact, an inferior work?
The #MeToo movement is focused on the wrong group of people. We should be worried about the elites instead of the ordinary men in our lives.
Acting now to boost your immune system is prudent. Here is how.
It's hard for businesses to reject undocumented emotional support animals, because the fines can far outweigh the societal cost of allowing a rogue animal in.
One Canadian doctor is advocating for normalizing euthanasia by having children watch their loved ones voluntarily die.
The transgender train keeps steamrolling over common sense and educational responsibility, as several recent stories demonstrate.
Powerful men with money and insatiable sexual appetites must take their chances in court, but if we destroy due process for the Harvey Weinsteins of the world it won’t be there for us and the ones we love when we need it.
Nikole Hannah-Jones, the leader of the 1619 Project, needs to be more courageous in engaging with historians' criticisms of her work.
China is a very diverse country, but people of all walks of life are united by their dissatisfaction with Beijing's handling of the coronavirus.
Do we really know what socialism is? Would we sign up for it if we did?
The world is better off than it has ever been. So why do we fill our children with messages of doom and despair, instead of ones of hope?
Are the realities of the current economy making it impossible for the ideal of the nuclear family to exist in 21st century America?
According to Kevin Carey of the New America think tank, coronavirus in the U.S. could lead to “a vast unplanned experiment in mass home-schooling.”
In sharp contrast to Bernie Sanders' view of the world is that of Sakichi Toyoda, a man who had a profound respect for his employees.
Politicians rely on the tools of envy and greed to stir their audiences.
The inability to speak English doesn't stop someone from working, but it does make it easier to receive benefits from the Disability Insurance program.
We keep trying to divide each other by generation, but those distinctions make no sense and only serve to divide ordinary Americans.
Hidden away in an early chapter of Animal Farm, before the reader has caught even a whiff of Napoleon’s totalitarian ambitions, a single word reveals the moral rot at the core of Communism.
Bernie Sanders' candidacy may be more formidable than Republicans expect, just like Donald Trump's candidacy in 2016.
The objective of critical race theory? “Remake society so that the victim class eventually displaces the oppressors and becomes the new ruling class.”
Comprehensive Sex Education is forcing kids to learn about material they aren't ready for, at the expense of their education on history and other topics.
Gender experts have testified in court that humans can't change our gender. Why then do doctors still preform gender reassignment surgeries?
The British royals' approach to parenting is surprisingly down to earth, and their low tech approach to entertainment might be what we all need.
The eminent expert in communicating science botches his explanation.
American socialists want us to believe they are interested in our well-being. The truth is, they are interested first and foremost in power.
In 1921 the Tulsa Race Riots saw hundreds of people killed in one night of violence as 40 blocks of the city burned to the ground.
The TradWife movement is a valuable reminder about the fulfilling nature of working in service toward others, instead of just serving ourselves.
If Michael Bloomberg wins the presidency in 2020, America could have its first president with a "partner" rather than a wife.
Our professors told us we could find purpose in temporal affairs, yet we somehow lost the sense that we were a part of something greater. We substituted a wholehearted pursuit of “the truth” for “our truth.”
Democrats and Republicans both hold incorrect stereotypes about both the opposition party, and about their own party.
American reliance on Chinese pharmaceutical manufacturing presents us with a unique set of national security issues.
Michael Bloomberg's comments about farmers highlights a societal problem in how we view blue collar jobs, and farmers in particular.
Perhaps there’s still hope for American masculinity.
The New York Times' 1619 Project continues to take criticism from all manner of serious historians, much to the chagrin of its creators.
Is Christianity, now the butt of so many jokes and insults, really the institution to which we owe so many positive developments in history, as well as the freedoms we now take for granted?
A recent claim about transgender suicide received a sensational response in the media. Turns out it was based on weak evidence.
It's become common to say the United States is currently at the height of political and cultural divisions, but such a view reveals a lack of historical knowledge.
Sensitivity readers still follow religious guidelines, it's just the religion of political correctness instead of the priest, pastor, and rabbi that Lucy dealt with.
Filmmakers once fled to California to pursue freedom in making movies, now they're fleeing from California for the exact same reason.
Our modern technology makes it much easier to spread rumors and smear people. Might we need to take a step back, and treat our neighbors with more empathy?
Jordan Peterson is in the midst of the darkest period of his life, a situation that has caused much rejoicing among his supposedly compassionate critics.
Five of the biggest lessons I’ve gleaned from five years of balancing motherhood with freelance work.
Jimmy Fallon had a moment of panic when he thought he'd offended a drag queen and put his career in jeopardy.
Researchers at Northeastern University have a government grant to develop a device to monitor workplace interactions in an attempt to "revolutionize equality and diversity."
The Trad Wife movement has drawn the ire of feminists. Shouldn't we allow women to stay in the home if its what makes them happy?
Some easy ways families can work together, live below their means, and build meaningful connections with one another.
Don Lemon says he doesn't "believe in belittling people," but his recent laughing attack live on CNN shows he could use a dose of humility.
One man has made the journey through multiple genders, coming out on the other side with a warning for others.
It's possible that modern parents are doing their children a disservice by constantly striving to ensure they are not bored.
The 1619 Project claims that American history marginalizes African-Americans. Evidence suggests otherwise.
The Chinese Communist Party's increasing interference in academia in China is making it very difficult for researchers to do their jobs.
In a piece published by Robert Blatchford's socialist newspaper, G. K. Chesterton argued that the very nature of humanity makes socialism impossible.
Politics would be a lot less contentious if we didn't all take ourselves so seriously. We need to learn to laugh.
The biggest division in America is not over party or our views of President Trump, but instead over how we view the soul of America itself.
Civility is a two way street in politics, but more often than not we criticize our opponents' behavior while defending our own.
Why is it so difficult to have direct conversations about weight?
Valentine’s Day is coming men! You'd better prepare yourselves if you're going to weather this red and pink love fest.
The message of Netflix's "Marriage Story" is not one of liberation, but one of deep-rooted narcissism that tells us marriage is a trivial affair.
Unprincipled politicians are making New York streets and schools unsafe for the people they supposedly represent. Should we be surprised?
Super Bowl LIV's half time show was an introduction to pornography for a large segment of America who just wanted to watch a football game with their family.
The government won't just stop at trying to prevent us from talking. Now they're trying to tell us what we should be saying instead.
Will the deconstructionists win the battle for "Western Civilization"?
How is it that social conservatives are able to support a "crass, twice-divorced politican" such as Donald Trump for president?
Truth seems to be disappearing from universities' missions at an alarming rate. Can a focus on discovery and intellectual pursuits ever be recovered?
Dads today are much different than they used to be, and neither conservatives nor liberals quite know what to make of this change.
Brazil isn't all that different from the United States, but there are still things that Americans could stand to adopt from Brazilian culture.
Have humans become an indoor species?
Kobe Bryant's letter to his younger self reveals a great deal about the economic realities of modern American society and human nature.
Why is media glamorizing female violence against men? Surely all violence is to be discouraged... right?
The stories that pervade Reddit expose a deeply flawed American psyche, with its millions of suffering citizens.
Americans aren't associating like they used to, and have lost their sense of civic pride. Perhaps we can learn something from 19th century baseball players.
Budweiser's new commercial for Super Bowl LIV is one for the ages, as it extols the virtues of "Typical Americans."
Drag Queen Story Hour started on the West Coast and has spread at an alarming rate to schools and libraries across the United States.
Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites thrive off of interactions, and they promote conflict to your feeds as a way to drive this traffic.
A society such as ours which “embraces total sexual freedom” soon comes to ruin.
Most people aren't global citizens, and the elites will do whatever they have to make the ordinary folk conform to their vision.
Miss Virginia is a can't miss movie about a mother's struggle to ensure her child has a chance at a decent education.
Philodoxer: lover of opinion.
Europe is undergoing seismic changes, and it is important in this time to understand the role of Christianity and Christian Democracy in Europe's past and present.
Local reporting is a critical service provided by small-town newspapers, and we might all benefit if we worked to keep these publications alive.
It’s an injustice to care about community character so much that you’ll use government power to block people’s access to affordable food.
Is the best life a life with the least stresses, the freedom to do anything, and no-one around to have to compromise with; a life in which you can experience as much pleasure as possible?
How did we ever come to the assumption that society progresses as it moves along?
If J.R.R. Tolkien was a Titan, Christopher was Atlas, with the weight of a cosmology on his back.
For some reason, Second Amendment protesters are held to a much higher standard than the walking vulgarities of the Women's March are.
There need be no cultural war when one of the contenders fails to show up, supposing that he still exists.
American parents are ready to bend over backwards to enable their kids' food autonomy. Could this be the exact opposite of what they should be doing?
City officials in Sweden are ordering a school cook to downgrade her meals in order to create lunch time equality.
The generational warfare has to stop. Much of the ink spilled on the topic has been pointless anyway. Why keep up the crusade?
Is our American fascination with English Royalty merely a throw back to our country's founding by English Protestants?
Left-wing media pundits are once again trying to smear pro-2nd Amendment protesters as racists, bigots, and white nationalists, among other terrible titles.
Millions of children today are raised, by default, to be slaves to group-think, addicted to endorphins released from a digital device, burdened with neural pathways so obliterated that nary a logical thought might pass from brain to lips…
The writers of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" just couldn't stop themselves from mischaracterizing conservative activist and author Phyllis Schlafly.
Californians have family lives full of contradictions, where they publicly endorse one lifestyle, while they live in an entirely different manner.
“Letter from a Birmingham Jail” rests on a basis that most modern people, especially the educated, reject.
CNN's cash settlement over Nick Sandmann's defamation suit might just set the standard for the press' legal footing going forward.
Society has all sorts of parameters that seek to define which of us is a failure, but those definitions aren't the ones that matter.
Many progressives spend so much time bashing the president and criticizing our country that their relationship with America and Americans comes across as loveless.
Does woke culture use poverty and homelessness as a cover and justification to discuss its complaints with First World problems?
Teenage girls experience a much higher rate of depression compared with boys. There are several reasons for this disparity.
Stephen King is the latest author to fall victim to a woke lynch mob. His crime? Stating that art should stand on its own merits.
In the midst of the noise of the 2020 elections, we need to stay clear-headed in continuing our pursuit of the American dream.
If there’s no such thing as a free individual, then free speech simply doesn’t exist.
Scholar and author Anthony Esolen explains the deeper causes underpinning transgenderism.
It's not hard to find things to be thankful for in America. Just take a look inside your trash can today.
Amazon's Jack Ryan series is full of bald-faced lies about Venezuela's current crisis, as well as taking swipes at President Trump.
Hipsters love the right things for the wrong reasons, and their new idea of dopamine fasting might just save America's culture.
People who seek to promote themselves with moral grandstanding actually behave worse than the people they're trying to look better than.
Being American, Meghan Markle probably expected life as a British royal to be the same as the Hollywood she was used to. That's not the case.
As hard as it may be to believe, women use men as much as men use women, and women want babies as much as men want sex.
“What Meghan wants, Meghan gets!” Only time will tell if that was merely a reference to Bridezilla behavior or if it was, in fact, a prophetic statement.
The mass migration of people from Africa and the Middle East is a premeditated goal of the European political elites.
Is life only about how far you can get in a career? Is work just about paying the bills? Perhaps there's more to be gained from both work and leisure.
The new edition of Jane Austen's unfinished novel "Sanditon" is decidedly un-Austen like, unnecessarily sexed up, and just poor quality across the board.
The fertility industry is an exploitative, morally bankrupt business which misleads and damages the people who donate their genetic material.
The behavior of the politically correct types has hit some new lows, but the light at the end of the politically correct tunnel seems to be getting closer.
One Australian senator has had quite enough of the toxic masculinity narrative, and she let everyone know exactly how she feels about it.
Parental burnout is a serious problem, but is it one that we could solve simply by stepping back, taking stock, and readjusting the way we approach it?
Reporters keep claiming that the right is the peddler of fake news. Turns out it's a bipartisan problem.
Porta dos Fundos and Netflix view themselves as defenders of free speech, but they aren't risking anything by poking fun at Christians.
A man who has to work alongside many other men in a condition where caste or class does not apply will see true democracy in action.
When you have an argument, what do you look for from your partner? Emotional support can be good, but there are downsides.
Ricky Gervais tore the Hollywood elites apart in his speech at the Golden Globes, but not everyone is laughing, especially in the media.
The American Dialect Society said some interesting things about the English language, but most folks outside of gender studies departments wouldn't agree with them.
The world is waking up to the problem of low fertility rates, as the demographics of America shift dramatically towards the elderly and towards immigrants.
"Woke" culture is dehumanizing people by removing all expectations from them, and casting people into indifference and callousness.
If politicians were to actually listen to what the American people hope for in 2020, they might find American is a lot less divided than they think.
Bacon is more important than you might realize, and here's 15 facts to justify your mass consumption of the world's tastiest breakfast treat.
“Why Is America So Depressed?” was one of the first headlines I saw as I jumped back into work after the holidays.
The United States will continue to change throughout the 2020s. Here's a preview of what to expect going forward in America.
As we enter the third decade of the third millennium, it's important to take time to look at the good news of how the human condition continues to improve.
Despite the best attempts of left-leaning media sources to say otherwise, 2019 has proven that lawful gun owners are a positive good for America.
Disney's takeover and utter destruction of Star Wars has been completed with "The Rise of Skywalker" and the company has truly fallen to the dark side.
Many of us make New Year's resolutions to kick a bad habit. Here's one thing you'll need to learn do to have a high chance of success in 2020.
There seems to be a set of the elite who are quite ready to view themselves as gods, replacing any and all of the traditional deities.
Indulging in the Auld Lang Syne cliché is not unique to humans. The spirit world does the same...
Planet earth is getting better and better for humans on a number of economic and lifestyle metrics, not just in the West, but also around the world.
The new adaptation of Little Women misses the entire point of Louisa May Alcott's original novel and substitutes the director's own message.
America’s a crazy place these days, Uncle Dan. Hattie says it’s because people have made politics their god.
“This is a national embarrassment.”
The fight over the Second Amendment is getting pretty real in Virginia, as citizens await the introduction of a sweeping new gun control bill in 2020.
Gollum is more like Ebenezer Scrooge than one might think, and his story teaches us an important Christmas lesson as well.
The staff at Intellectual Takeout participated in a highly non-scientific poll to crown our favorite Christmas movies. What are your Christmas favorites?
Women are starting to propose to their boyfriends. What's behind this trend and can we expect it to continue?
There are reasons why you don't know many people who have their birthday on Christmas, or New Years Day, or April Fools' Day.
Americans are experiencing an epidemic of loneliness, and at no time is that more presently felt than during the holidays, especially for older Americans.
It's not that millennials have lost the mysticism of generations past, it's just that they put their faith in much different things than their parents or grandparents do.
People can’t take a joke anymore. Will Larson’s humor still be appreciated, or will he unintentionally poke at the sacred cows of political correctness and mortally offend the nation?
George Carlin once claimed that human rights are "imaginary." He's wrong, and for many reasons.
Libertarians and others are decrying calls to ban porn. But such a ban might actually be deeply steeped in the liberal tradition.
Once in a while, someone has to stand up for the common usage of the English language, and against the academic double speak we're slipping into.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims that dogs have more time to spend with their mothers than human children do. Is she right?
Are those suffering from social media trolls just "not mentally strong"? Or is there more to surviving a stream of Twitter abuse?
No wrapping, no worrying, no fuss. Just fun.
From "Baby, its Cold Outside" to "Santa Baby", Christmas songs are replete with bad examples of love. We should look elsewhere for marital virtue.
Embracing suffering, learning from it, and enduring it, benefits not only those we love, but ourselves as well.
Now it’s the Salvation Army’s turn.
This younger generation is afflicted by thought processes that are damaging society, and the kids are starting to notice what's wrong.
Elected officials aren't being held accountable for their connections to Jeffrey Epstein. Surprisingly, those in the monarchy are.
Last week, Miami art gallery Art Basel sold, for $120,000, a piece of art composed of a banana duct taped to a wall. The banana used in the display is a real banana, and on Saturday, a performance artist named David Datuna ate some of it.
When we humans apply ourselves in a given day there's an untold amount of things we can accomplish.
From Drag Queen Story Hour to swimming pool locker rooms, we need to stop the abomination of our society's march to sexualize children.
It's difficult to leave your country and start a new life, the repressive regime in Cuba made that choice much easier for thousands of people.
This passage seems to be overlooked when creating "Little Women" for the feminist mind.
Your kid might be begging for a new cell phone for Christmas, but there are some things you should consider before you pull the trigger on that purchase.
The minds of those who shoot up schools, who gun down shoppers at WalMart, or who live in a state of daily rage, are not intact.
There are plenty of candidates for the worst Christmas song. "Mary, Did You Know" should not be one of them.
The behavior of people outside of the transgender movement may be contributing to the increasing trend of gender transitions.
There are more reasons than you might think for why some movies become holiday classics.
When Chambers rejected the Communist philosophy of faith in man and embraced faith in God, he had what he viewed as his first Christmas.
Groypers might be trying to ask the right questions of the Conservative establishment, but they aren't doing a very good job of it.
Helicopter parents are widely discussed, but do we overlook the ways that these hovering moms and dads neglect their kids?
Americans are staying put more often than ever before. What's driving the lack of movement within the United States?
Parents keep trying to get their children to like them by accommodating their kids views. It's not working.
Everyone is trying to figure out how we make progress and fix the American education system. Maybe we need to be looking backward rather than forward.
What’s the connecting factor in teenage mass shooters, after all? It’s not playing football. It’s missing a father. And what do fathers do? They teach young boys how to become men.
If socialists had their way, Thanksgiving and other family holidays would go the way of the dodo bird.
Parents often think praise encourages their children, but it could be teaching them bad habits that could cost them later in life.
All life is precious, but more kids are waiting for adoption and a third who age out of foster care end up homeless.
While society condemns toxic masculinity, it is important that we remember the sacrifice of heroes such as those portrayed in "Saving Private Ryan."
Many people believe the lack of a supermarket causes people to eat unhealthily, but research finds that poor eating habits are more complicated than that.
The first President's humility, faith, and outlook stand in stark contrast to the politicians of our time.
Is Thanksgiving, as the American left would frame it, merely a holiday celebrating the oppression of the Native Americans by European settlers?
With Republicans and Democrats continuing to escalate their political rhetoric, it's time to take a look back at what Marx had to say about his opponents' suggestions.
By changing our habits, we can become more thankful human beings.
There is something very, very wrong when the government starts creating incentives that push moms out of the home and into the workforce when they don’t want to be there.
It's not student loan debt, or non-family-friendly employment policies.
What do women want? It's complicated.
You may tell a toddler, “You can’t go there.” But you may not tell an illegal trespasser, “Hey, turn back. You can’t come into the U.S. at whim.”
Might our children be better prepared for future successes if they grew up spending more time with their parents, within the more relaxed and comfortable atmosphere of the family?
Frozen II might never have recaptured the magic of the first. Thanks to a woke politics heavy plot, it's now sure to fail in that regard.
Thanksgiving discussions are best when warm, rather than too hot or cold.
The fourth branch of government is headless, responsible to no one, and impossible to hold accountable.
Is the battle over gluten avoidance just one more political argument you'll have to tread lightly around this Thanksgiving?
Closing the gap between wanting to be grateful and actually feeling grateful is more a matter of allowing than doing.
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.
Socialized medicine can be deadly.
Why is it that older generations feel so comfortable criticizing how kids behave and dissecting the parenting styles of younger parents?
Chic-fil-A's recent decision causes some to question its authenticity to Christians and to LGBT+ groups.
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.
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.
Why do we push entrepreneurship on young people when all the data show that they're very likely to fail?
Why is it that attitudes, after the laissez faire ones of the sixties and onward, now may be changing?
Education is not about political influence, but about responsible freedom through a well-developed mind.
Socialism is more than political. It's a secular religion.
We all have things that "trigger" us.
Just last week, the citizens of Los Angeles awoke to find these posters plastered on bus stops and public benches.
Do you know the origins of George Orwell's 'Thought Police'? They are unfortunately real, and alive and well in the 21st century.
The fact that Rolling Stone attempts to cite science to justify porn and villainize self-control shows our lack of consensus on virtue.
Lack of religion doesn’t really affect our quality of life today, does it?
Lifting our neighbors out of poverty may begin with providing structures to provide dignified work.
Transgender issues create problems in defining what it means to be a woman.
When it comes to selecting a candidate for president, how do you choose?
We are so often thankful for the veterans who keep us physically safe. We need to be more thankful for those who keep our souls safe as well.
Is there a balance to be struck between free speech and hate speech limits? Or has Europe already shown us what lies down that path should America follow suit?
Is Bernie wrong about peaceful Swedish socialism?
We need to better educate our children about the dangerous of socialism. Here are 10 suggestions for kick starting that learning.
Did you know about the effort to undermine the electoral college?
Does expanding the school day serve families?
YouTubers somehow seem to be more-or-less immune to cancel culture in the United States. That's not the case in other countries.
It seems the media is intent on producing positive coverage of consensual non-monogony, ignoring any potential downsides involved.
Is truth-telling, or even attempting that arduous task, becoming a vanishingly rare pursuit in America?
Climate alarmists continue to predict the end of the world, and their methods for trying to forestall this tragedy reek of neo-paganism.
Women and children are being bought and sold on the fertility and surrogacy markets. There are many problems with this trade, and these are just a few of them.
Friend matchmakers are now a thing. Why do we have so much trouble making friends on our own?
Why is it that so many people leave their TV running when guests come over? What kind of message does that send?
Many college students seem to hold very rosy and optimistic views of socialism. It seems a realist on this issue is rare indeed.
Is it really worth it to have a baby? One podcast examines the ups and downs of parenting as a couple figures out if they want children of their own.
When will we return to celebrating Armistice Day and working towards a world without war? With the way both parties are acting, it might be a while.
Why are so many millenials turning to socialism?
What might the Berlin Wall teach us about PC culture?
Ever wanted to know what a Stasi interrogation facility is really like? With these ten jokes, you'll be sure to have an insider's point of view!
If you've seen Al Gore's movie, you should temper its claims by learning about Climategate.
Washington D.C. might be more analogous to Mordor than one might think. Thomas Massie muses on Tolkein, and how power corrupts our politicians.
Schools are engaged in brainwashing our children to believe that capitalism is evil, and that socialism and communism are positive goods.
The lessons of history and human nature should warn us against socialism. Millennials seem to be willfully ignorant of both.
High taxes, an intolerant liberal culture, skyrocketing gas prices, and many other problems plague California. Could we be seeing the beginning of the end of this state?
A society that has abandoned religion, as ours has done, also fears death, which in turn leads to contempt for older generations.
The quote is surprising but revealing.
John Money: creator of 'gender identity,' 'sexual orientation,' and 'gender role.' Responsible for mental turmoil of the Reimer boys.
The Roman Catholic Church is changing its priesthood and inconsistently advocating for open borders for European countries, but not authoritative regimes. Should we be worried?
The rejection of our culture's archetypical and actual fatherhood leaves us all orphans searching for meaning.
The Violence Policy Center has released a new study which claims concealed-carry permit holders are a "direct threat to public safety."
Should Piers Morgan be fired for his view on gender?
Perhaps we make parenting more complicated than we need to.
How long will British royalty, or the British public for that matter, be able to tolerate Meghan Markle's leftist grandstanding from such a position of privilege and power?
When acceptable speech is limited in public schools, kids will be kicked out for nonconformity.
Looking back at magazines from 100 years ago, there's a lot to admire about the way American media and people functioned back then.
Kanye and Obama have something in common.
How do American third wave feminists reconcile their grievances with those of women whose human rights are 100 years behind?
Melania Trump is a model first lady. We can learn a lot from her humility.
Halloween costumes for pets are big business! What does this say about the maturity of the pets' owners?
Why do American students score lower on standardized tests than other countries' students? Could it be a cultural phenomenon?
There are many pieces of dystopian literature out there. Perhaps C.S. Lewis' lesser known work holds the truth of our present world.
A forensic pathologist suggests Epstein was strangled to death.
ISIS is dead, or at least severely wounded. But its ideas are alive.
Political discourse is becoming more trivialized and focused on instant gratification. It's time to return to a slower pace that emphasizes logic and reason.
Reversing his own earlier ruling, a federal judge will allow the Sandmann family to sue The Washington Post for libel.
Seventy percent of millennials say they would likely vote for a socialist. Are cities to blame?
We all need to delegate some work from time to time. Why are women less likely to do so than men?
It is incredibly disappointing, and a bad sign for the educational efforts of the United States, to see such high favorabilty ratings for Communism.
IVF porn is one of those sordid things that everyone knows about but no one has the stomach to talk about.
Does material luxury remove immaterial problems?
Will using a metal straw or eating 'impossible burgers really make a difference in the environmentalist movement?
Vice President Mike Pence should ignore Charles Barkley and keep talking about China and its abuses in trade and human rights alike.
What does it say about contemporary American culture that Homer Simpson is a pillar of moral fortitude for our time?
Society will pay if we don't value parents; should we start now?
From our trust of teenage "experts" to the profanity laden discourse of our "grownups," American culture has gone looking for the fantasy of Neverland.
Here's a great way to teach kids about markets.
It's deeper than care for immigrants or concern for our borders.
With the craziness that seems to surround us now, sometimes all you can do is seek the sanity of a local coffee shop.
What is a father to do when the court system tells him his son is transgender, and that he must refer to his son as a girl, or lose contact with his child?
To fight the fallout from automation, we need to care for our workers thoughtfully.
'We Are All Equal' suggests a surprising theme.
When we experience big life transitions, new job, new school, new spouse, it is important to ensure you develop new habits to preserve your sanity.
The English language itself is being changed before our eyes to conform to political correctness.
South Park, the NBA, and Blizzard show us that Americans still value freedom.
In a way unlike any other sport, baseball synthesizes, showcases, and delights in expressing American values both on and off the field.
Is it an affront to society's ability to meaningfully assess female sport performance when biological men begin to compete?
Ectogenesis is on the edge of moving from science fiction to reality. Artififical wombs might be ready to house premature born babies within the next few years.
We're more likely to die in car crashes than by mass shooting. How does this impact the rationality of our fears?
The Olympic attitude towards Hitler's rise parallels LeBron's attitude towards China's abuses.
The atheistic social experiments are not societies. If we pretend they are, our future is red.
Or at least a strategy?
Chicago unions are fighting to gain members through a show of strength.
Children are better served by having a unified home with both parents involved, we need to stop bowing to PC pressure to pretend otherwise.
Political burns are good for twitter, but bad for discourse.
“Power is in tearing human minds to pieces and putting them together again in new shapes of your own choosing.” - George Orwell
Businesses often become rich through care, not class warfare.
When is the right time for those struggling with gender dysphoria to transition? Sometimes the answer is never.
Are we on the verge of seeing the popularity of Democratic Socialism morph into the brave new world of Communism 2.0?
UBI, minimum wage, job losses, homelessness, corporations – a lot to consider.
It's not by walking away.
The U.S. National Council on Disabilities is against it.
Our national migraine is $23 trillion. We need to talk with our representatives about the headache, if we want a cure.
It's more than shooting webs or super strength.
Joe Biden and AOC are similar in a way you might not expect.
California is suffering from bad policies that might predict a dark future for all of us. Literally.
The destruction of Columbus Day is about more than one Italian's reputation, it's a battle over the cultural framework of the United States.
Girls need to know that they have a choice when they stand on the threshold of adulthood, and that it’s perfectly acceptable to solely choose the so-called old-fashioned, unpopular way.
At most tech companies, women still represent 30 percent of the workforce, and an even lower percentage of technical roles.” What do those women think of a Microsoft associate helping out Jeffrey Epstein?
Should we start replacing great western thinkers and writers such as Plato and Homer? Do they really deserve a place in our curriculum anymore?
A transgender teenager is being allowed to continue a transition from female to male, in spite of her father's objections and request for further information.
Why should we complain about the speed of the Internet? Let's be more grateful that we have access to modern technology at all.
Americans seem to be obsessed with cheating, regardless of whether it be on academics, fiscal reality, or even attempting to cheat nature itself.
Big Tech is huge. Abuses by Google and YouTube could destroy careful public thought.
Only 16 percent of women can pass the Army's new Combat Fitness Test compared to 70 percent of men. Is this sexist?
We tolerate adult pornography, but not child sexual abuse imagery. Why?
While many may wish to have seen a longer sentence for Amber Guyger's murder conviction, Brandt Jean, the victim's brother taught us all an important lesson about mercy.
Salary transparency might not be as fair as we might be led to think.
AOC is supporting a bailout of crony capitalism.
Social Demographers: 'Mental health benefits of cohesive family relationships during adolescence last through midlife.'
With freer kids, we might just gain a freer society.
Is it time to start cannibalizing the young? Or should we eat them a bit later on in life?
This is the story of one transgender man's affliction at the hands of careless medical professionals.
Perhaps instead of running from children, the current child-bearing generation needs to embrace them.
Why are nooks and crannies no longer produced?
Sixty to 80 percent of Americans “admit they avoid telling their doctor details that could be relevant to their well-being.”
Evidence suggests it is not simply a question of rising costs.
Marriage is growing rare, even obsolete. It might be because of Romanticism.
It has a lot of unchecked power over our elected officials.
Hong Kong protestors and Chinese police cannot break an uneasy peace with violence if they want international support.
Could the revival of good, solid, supportive fathers sound the death knell for our self-absorbed society?
The news media and some of our politicians are the chief culprits responsible for our cultural and political civil war.
Kamala Harris and other Democrats believe the state has the right to tell you what to eat.
Austrailia: 'Transgender transitions are not justified by biological plausibility or proof of effect, but by the opinion of doctors running clinics.'
If and when the belief underlying the old order is gone, the structure can and will be annihilated.
It's deeper than the pursuit.
Technical education in high school provides one pathway to meaningful work for men.
Greta needs time to grow.
What happens when impeachment becomes a normal political weapon, rather than an extreme measure to restrain executive abuse?
Downton Abbey stunned the film industry this month by pulling in over $31 million at the box office opening weekend
Becoming a billionaire requires seizing opportunities with hands willing to do hard work.
In our concern for endemic loneliness, let's remember middle-aged men.
It's hard to slow down, but doing so is a lesson as old as the Roman Empire.
A few people still know how to laugh at themselves and others.
The 1619 project distorts America's DNA.
Many Americans are drowning in anxiety, and swimming against a tide of drugs. Should we think again about more holistic solutions to our health problems?
Evil is not a condition that people are born with, it is something that needs to be cultivated in the psychology of men and women.
The leadership of the Khmer Rogue was influenced heavily by Marxist socialism. What was the impact of those ideas on the world?
'Left-wing gender fascism' wants to kill binaries, but they have one problem: the children.
We bet you didn't know that energy drinks correspond to Marxist class divisions.
Governmental agencies can't even leave a preschool fundraiser alone anymore. Where will the bureaucracy end?
Greta Thunberg's views take her cause seriously, but not the people whose lives she wants to impact.
If we want schools to be surrogate parents, then perhaps we must accept the increased expenditures which come with more staff.
With all the discussion of Jeffrety Epstein and the #MeToo movement, its important to also remember that there are female sex offenders.
In a throwback to the 60s or 70s, Washington D.C. was shut down for a few hours as protestors blocked city streets and interrupted the morning commute.
The normalizing of radical thought happens when we surrender education to radical influencers.
Half a million Americans are without homes, and 47 percent are in one state: California. Why?
Why do we presume voting requires no testable competence?
Americans are living in a much safer age than ever before, but should we really be waving away our responsibility for our personal safety?
The cultural western secularization of Islam is degrading it far more than any targeted campaign could ever hope to.
Kamala Harris: '100 days to get their act together...if they fail to do it, then I will take executive action.'
Hong Kong: A reminder to Marxists that man is not only material.
Jane Eyre is a perennial novel for me. Yes, I teach it every year, but more importantly, I reread it every time. Not just a skim. A full read. And this is why.
Our moral outrage about Dave Chappelle speaks volumes.
If Republicans only drink Dunkin, and Democrats shop at Target, do our separate habits mean separate worlds?
M*A*S*H was a show about the Korean War, that ran during the Vietnam War, which sought to end war.
Parents need to stop justifying their poor behavior just because they're overscheduled and exhausted.
Feminist academic Camille Paglia is notorious for marching to her own beat. Her recent interview in the academic journal Interfaces Brazil/Canada is no exception.
Everybody keeps demanding change, and all the politicians promise change. Why is so little actually changing?
Have the internet and social media created a climate where Americans believe anything is possible?
Should we respond to the pain of infertility by making some mothers into birthers? What are the consequences for defining mother or child?
The cultural climate out there is weird. Just about every American adult feels it, although we try to go about life as normal, pushing our unease aside.
Many American students measure their success and self-worth by their grades. How did we get to this point?
Dealing with bullies is the way many kids learn to deal with adversity and difficult people as they grow up. Today's society is denying them this learning opprotunity.
Our Constitution guarantees citizens the right to trial by jury.
Marianne Williamson was shocked to find out how mean her fellow Democrats can be. It's time we purged political meanness from both sides of the aisle.
College students are more stressed out and more depressed than ever before. Whose fault is this and what can be done about it?
With the way that TSA has been for a while, and the way that San Francisco is now, one wonders what would happen to an NRA member flying into the city.
The President's twitter handle has long been a calling card of his political persona. Could it be his downfall as well?
Should people stop having children? Even the bigwigs at the United Nations climate agency are starting to be concerned about the climate alarmism.
Progressivism has the hallmarks of several historical political movements, and we must examine it in the context of those movements' effects.
American culture today demands so little from young people in terms of moral expectations. It's time to realize they're capable of much more than we ask for.
Men have taken a very cautious attitude towards women in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Now some women are getting upset about that.
In the brave new world of artificial everything, anything is possible.
We shouldn't be rushing students through college as quickly as possible, nor should we measure the worth of a degree simply by its economic utility.
Feminists who happen to disagree with some of the transgender movement's goals are being ostracized by the left.
The tragic events of September 11, 2001 brought Americans together like nothing has since.
Are you someone who takes control of your own fate? Or do you merely bemoan the things that seem to happen to you?
When will we stop the exploitation of minors to score cheap political points with people who are typically shielded from criticism?
The gender pay gap has been reversed in this "authentic" and "fun" new version of the classic game of Monopoly.
There's hope for the entitlement culture.
Far left activists have long worked to destroy the nuclear family, and move the education of children off on the state.
The media needs to re-examine how they cover the killers who spread so much destruction and grief in mass shootings.
It's easier than ever to build an echo chamber of yes men. We have a responsibility to society and to search for the truth, regardless of our biases.
Will the craziness ever end?
More than one-in-five American college students experiences severe depression, a sharp increase from a decade ago. What's causing this troubling trend?
Are we willing to sacrifice “wokeness” or virtue signaling in order to cut through the haze and tread the path of common sense?
Many Americans are now without a sense of community even in their own home town. We need to refocus on local matters and civic engagement.
More government intervention won't be the magic spell that saves America from corporate social intervention. Quite the opposite in fact.
The rich and famous are now hiring people to fill their libraries out for them.
The targeted use of immigration by the Chinese government could result in the dilution of the Hong Kongese identity.
What if our promotion of diversity is all wrong?
For a fascination that can easily grow into an addiction, tremendous difficulty is a good thing.
Critiques of modern art, or anything, are perhaps done best with a healthy dose of good-natured humor.
There's something oddly satisfying about giving everything a good clean once in a while.
White nationalism is in fact a very specific form of rootlessness, an ideology of alienation.
Facebook and Neuralink are hoping to be able to read or directly connect to your brain. This presents a whole set of ethical problems.
Even geniuses can't always see where human ingenuity will take them.
We don’t fully value the work of “garbagemen” until we have to live without their services.
Plato's Republic sheds profound light on the real problem.
It's very easy to find ways to be miserable when all you do is compare yourself to those who are better off than yourself.
A biologically male runner in the NCAA’s top division is competing in women’s cross country this fall.
Medical professionals are bullying parents into conforming to transgender expectations of medical treatment, without the full background information they need.
Falling out of love does not mean that the thrill of romance will never return.
What is it that sets classical education apart from the traditional schooling?
While conspiracies about the 9/11 attacks are allowed to run rampant, any questioning of the death of Jeffrey Epstein is being squashed by the American Elite.
Is humility worth defending?
It’s that time of year and that time of life.
Perhaps we would do well to follow their example.
What remains of 1969? One might recall some of Fonda’s last words in Easy Rider, “We blew it,” and think of them as an epitaph for an era as well as a film.
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” is about a moment when something big happened, and historical trajectory shifted. Except, in the film, the moment is stopped from happening.
It is unclear exactly why this has become something of a lost art.
Is it time our society grew up?
Queen Victoria, so the story goes, sometimes resorted to the royal “we.” “We are not amused,” she might remark.
We are letting our children down with our desire for quick fixes and convenient “solutions” that don’t come close to identifying underlying problems.
To paraphrase Orwell, thought corrupts language and language corrupts thought.
“Where are the good Christian men?” That question is being asked by single Christian women across America.
The “salad bowl” philosophy informs every word of the Golden State’s proposed curriculum for a new high school graduation requirement.
It’s about time.
Kim Brooks suggests that childhood has been ruined by many culprits including screens, food, and lack of play. But she also believes that our approach to child-rearing has undergone a dramatic change.
The Soviet Union is gone, thrown into the dustbin of history, but a lesson remains from those Russian visitors.
We don’t need ideology. We need ideas.
With a new school year upon us, we’d like to offer kids a cheat-sheet on a few basic concepts to navigate today’s troubled political waters.
The mood in the wake of dozens of dead in mass shootings is, understandably, to “do something.” But it is precisely the vagueness of this “something” that presents an enormous danger.
We must still find work to do in the world – we must answer the call of our vocations.
A firsthand account of Cultural Marxism in the university setting.
For recycling to be a socially commendable activity, it has to pass one of two tests: the profit test, or the net environmental-savings test....
Thackeray was a brilliant observer of human nature. His advice on how to raise children deserves to be taken into consideration.
The wave of regretters is coming.
In two decades, almost one third of Americans will be older than 60.
The reaction to the news Saturday morning that sex-trafficker-to-the-stars Jeffrey Epstein reportedly had committed suicide while in federal custody was nearly universal: No one was buying the “official” story.
What’s the best approach for dealing with our neighbors on the streets who seek our aid?
This is the way of socialism. Is it time we as Americans start rejecting this way at every opportunity?
It's clear that laws of this magnitude should not be passed as an emotional or political response to an event, even a tragic one.
Evidence is mounting that political ideology is corrupting the liberal arts.
From its origins as a movement of hope and support, some of these sites today are the domain of frustrated males who rage against women, successful men, and society in general.
Stripchat claims to be a leader in mental and emotional well-being for its users, but the science indicates otherwise.
Does allowing for transgender females to compete in women's sports discriminate against biological females?
Under no circumstances is it right to shut down speech. What was once a movement about sexual orientation and equal rights has transformed into an ideological crusade that’s shuts down dissent, punishes and shames any person or organization...
As America's gun debate heats up again, perhaps we can learn something from Australia's cat genocide.
While reading Toni Morrison’s Beloved was initially akin to pulling teeth, I found it to be an enriching read.
In response to the wave of mass killings this year, it’s being shouted at any available political figure.
There are millions of highly-educated, foreign-born individuals in the US workforce with stories like mine. We took an entrepreneurial approach to our lives, seeking to better ourselves and live the American dream.
It is therefore the batman, not The Batman, who is the real hero.
Only a quarter of young couples tie the knot "in a religious institution."
Why have we rejected classic children’s books for the chaotic mess of modern children's books?
All I saw were villains, saying predictable things and unwilling to learn and change.
When 22 people were killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine more were killed in Dayton, Ohio, roughly 12 hours later, responses to the tragedy included many of the same myths and stereotypes Americans have grown used to hearing in the wake of a...
Apprenticeship programs could offer a promising college alternative, but establishing them can be difficult.
But it’s sometimes difficult to refrain from chuckling at the absurdities of its most devoted adherents.
As we cheapen human life, as we continue to demonize our enemies or see people as digits and statistics instead of as creatures of flesh and blood, the mass shootings and the murders on the streets of our cities will continue.
For their unorthodox views, some physicians are being treated as medical heretics. Google’s search engine algorithm has essentially ended traffic to their websites.
Young Millennials appear to be drawn towards a religious life based on that old-time religion. An uncompromising doctrinal orthodoxy that pierces their subjective relativism.
If you see some barbarian curling in the squat rack, take action. You may be surprised how drastically you alter someone’s worldview.
Could never-ending coverage in fact be contributing to the steady increase of mass shootings?
California isn’t nicknamed Commiefornia for nothing.
Before you choose to birth strike for the uncertain good of the planet, it might be wise to consider these almost-certain truths.
One in ten Americans meet their spouse at work. However, in the mid-1990s, almost twice as many Americans met their spouse at work.
When it comes to Baltimore being a haven of appalling violent crime, Trump's not wrong. Although it has strict gun control laws, Baltimore's homicide rate is comparable to that of El Salvador and Venezuela.
A top British judge takes a crack at answering.
At most colleges, liberal arts are a joke. Real liberal arts colleges use the Socratic Method.
Christine Lindstrom and her family have been a part of the roadschooling movement for the last three years.
Frank Beard's “30 Days of Gas Station Food” experiment shows that Americans enjoy a a bevy of nutritious food options, even in the places we least expect them.
What to do when a Marxist mural depicting a dark side of American history is suddenly on the chopping block?
Is there something about the quiet, relaxed beauty of the outdoors that does something to refresh not only our bodies, but our souls as well?
True to form, Elon Musk has a new idea to improve humanity. But will it actually make us better?
The upcoming book, “Overdoing Democracy,” argues that polarization isn’t about where you get your news or how politicians are divided – it’s about how a person’s political identity is wrapped up with almost everything they do.
The most interesting Democrat running for president could be felled by a party that cares more about wokeness than war.
Here are four reasons that so many Americans own or want to own a gun.