Andrew Smiler considers several reasons why violent people are more likely to be male than female.
Tom Hunt discusses the health factors involving heavily violent video games, and asks the question: at what age (or at any age) is this kind of media appropriate?
Eduardo Garcia examines the common trend between school shooters and identifies a way to help break our kids of their dangerous sense of entitlement.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This post first ran on Dec. 20, 2012, one week after the tragedy of Newtown, as Sean Beaudoin returned to his hometown and grappled with what had happened.
How do we talk honestly about the issue of male-perpetrated violence without casting masculinity as the cause? Because we know that the vast, vast majority of men are good citizens who are adding to the goodness of the world.
In case of a violent attack, J. A. Drew Diaz says that it’s time to embrace the corollary to the Boy Scout motto: be prepared to fight back.
School counselor Mark Vander Ley sees the issue of gun control as a broader societal issue of individuals taking responsibility for oneself
With his kids, Carter Gaddis straddles a line between regulating imaginative gun play and banning it
In a moment that you can’t quite call ironic, CNN interrupts coverage of the VP’s gun control press conference with breaking news that another school shooting has occurred.
David Olimpio wanted to be a spy when he grew up. Now he’s glad he left violent games in boyhood, and worries about the men who did not.
We teach kids that driving a car is a responsibility, but we still teach kids to drive. What do we teach them about the responsibility of gun ownership?
“There’s some foundational myth that adversity makes you better or stronger or whatever. That’s a nice thought, but it’s wrong.”
Smug Trump climbs the ladder of infamy, as the right, ignoring his racist, sexist and piggish comments, push him ever closer to the greatest office in the land.
Scotty Schrier reflects on being bullied as a child, and how he turned into the very thing he loathed most.
200 miles above earth, during the burn in the Russian segment module, objects and people move of their own accord.
Art through the centuries proves each generation has seen themselves apocalyptically, although great differences of the actual end are illustrated.
Keep in mind, the important thing isn’t to avoid making these mistakes but to try learn from them and avoid repeating them in the future.
We often force kids to apologize when they aren’t ready, then cynically chastise them for their lackluster acting job.
We’re all looking for supporters and nurturers in our relationships, which is why being nice is never enough to finish first.
A man in nature walks through the first shades of Autumn as they touch the edges of this ecology.
Cabot O’Callaghan takes to the road and embarks on a journey of rejection and redemption.
This is one way to keep the magic alive in your marriage! Go BatDad GO!
Facing the first day of kindergarten and the marked passing of time, Tom Williams realizes the importance of taking in each moment.
Matthew Rozsa deconstructs the dangerous logic being used by the anti-gay rights movement in America today. — Over the last week or so, there has been a growing problem with the logic of the anti-gay rights movement.[Read More…]
Alex Yarde discovers an easy way to make the BBQ he loves with FARM RICH SMOKEHOUSE products!
Jed Diamond can’t think of anything more important for the peace and well-being of the world than deepening the dialogue of what it means to be a good man.