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.”
Michael Triplett’s birthday marks not only one, but two significant moments in his life — his birth and his cancer diagnosis.
Ever since the invention of the printed word, academics have been arguing about the proper place of technology in teaching.
You start out with a very 1980’s desk and BOOM! That’s progress for you.
Revising an old “Ideal Partner” list sparked realizations of the difference between conscious love and the scripted love we learn from books and movies.
The truth about using relationships to ‘fix’ yourself…
Shawn Doyle has been running his own profitable business for 12 years, and he’s learned a few things about making it happen.
How a poor-man mindset leads to not only material poverty, but to crimes against yourself and others.
10 things you might not know your smartphone can do.
This year’s 76ers are not about basketball. Rather, the 2014-15 76ers are all about potential and hope.
Being a dad is never easy, but you don’t have to look back on your little girl’s childhood with regret.
After two years filled with physical and emotional pain, Alex Brennan shares what he’s learned, much of it by accident.
Lina Acosta Sandaal on how to share the load as parents.
Bill Quigley pays homage to teachers, and learns that not all of them are found in schools.
Some things must seen to be believed. In this case, the art of the buugengs.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
As technology moves at a pace we’ve never experienced before, it’s becoming much easier to understand the impulse to scorn progress.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).