Sean Malone

Recent blog posts by this author

Young Minds Are Undermined by Today's Fashionable Philosophies

Rates of teenage depression and suicide in America are rising. Attempts to explain this increase have centered around ideas that are now pervasive in academia and entertainment media: identity politics, victim-culture, the unearned “self-esteem...

The Power of Making Friends with Ideological Enemies

"How can people hate me, when they don't even know me?" This is the question that drives the subject of a fantastic new documentary on Netflix called "Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race, and America," directed by Matt Ornstein. For the...

What's So Bad about the Empire?

Everyone familiar with Star Wars knows that the Empire is bad, and the Rebellion is good. But, why? Seriously. What makes life under Emperor Palpatine so unbearable, and what would make life under the New Republic so much better, for the...

The Other Racists

It's easy to battle racists and racism when they're wearing their ideas on a t-shirt or an armband. When somebody says something like "The Mexicans are taking our jobs" or "The blacks are lazy" or “The Jews are running the world!”, you know...