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.
When dad picks up his guitar, this baby shakes, rattles, and rolls his way right into your heart.
If Eric Garner had killed the cop who chocked him, this lawyer would’ve argued self-defense.
Give your family a winter mood boost by going into nature and collecting your own holiday flora
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Aaron W. Voyles reflects on the influence of gifts in relationships despite his awkwardness at getting them.
Wai Sallas kicks off our new ‘Friday Sports Dump’ feature: acknowledging the bad, but seeking out the good.
Patrick Sallee admits he’s a thief who steals from his own kids. But in this case, the ends justify the means.
How do we help our sons as they transition from boyhood to manhood?
If you, or someone you know, is in the dark, lonely world that depression takes you to, please read this. You will get through this.
Ira Israel chats with Nicholas Vreeland about the new biographical movie, along with reincarnation, Buddhist philosophy, mindfulness in America, and photography.
You can agree or disagree with his agenda, but it’s pretty clear Barack Obama is having a huge impact on America.
America has an empathy problem.
If it’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, why is it so stressful?
Alexander Yarde knows what’s on his holiday list this year.
You Don’t Know Jack About MS™ was created for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their loved ones by Jack Osbourne, in partnership with Teva Neuroscience.
Is anything inappropriate to wear to class anymore?
Meeghan Mousaw offers insight into how redshirting helps a child to grow socially and intellectually giving the child added confidence to assist with learning.
When you’re ready to take that next step with a woman, think carefully. What you say isn’t always what she hears.