To Pay or Not to Pay: The College Dilemma


With college tuition skyrocketing, should parents have to pay for their children’s college education? Brandy Pettigrew explores the balance for between paying for her sons’ college and pride in achieving an education on their own.

Will 2014 Be The Year Of The Minimum Wage?


All signs point to the minimum wage being a major issue in 2014.

5 Ways Cuddling Makes Us Healthier

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Touch releases oxytocin, which makes us feel better. But can hugging make us better human beings?

What The Church Can Learn From the DMV (And How You Can Be Successful There)

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Nathan Loewen learns a lesson about diversity through an annoying trip to the DMV.

The Camel in the Living Room: Christianity & Capitalism

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It is a commonly held belief that, some 2,000 years ago, a book, in complete form—edited with annotations—fell from the heavens.

The Truth About Dishonesty


Psychology professor Dan Ariely believes we can be honest and dishonest (at the same time).

Three Trends That Will Push Demand For An Unconditional Basic Income


With economic woes appearing insoluble, an old radical idea is looking newer and less radical all the time.

Is America a Failed State?

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Alex Yarde asks Americans to look closely at the ways in which our nation is failing its citizens.

Open Letter to the New York Times: There is No “Room for Debate” About the Value of Fathers


In its June 4th “Room For Debate“, the New York Times insulted fathers by questioning their purpose, role and potential contribution to families. Scott Behson’s rebuttal to the question and commentary on the contributors’ writings.

Buckle Up: BDSM, Blackmail and Game Theory

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John Edale explains how to get what you want, by limiting your own options.

The High-Achieving Low-Income Education Conundrum


Exploring the cyclical relationships between socioeconomics and education.

“Victims of abuse can be found in all social and economic classes and can be of either sex.”


This is a comment by Laura Cowan on the post “The Honest Testimony of a Woman Held Captive by Her Husband”.

The Dying Game


Can a merciless marketplace be entrusted with caring for people?

Liberals and Conservatives: Ideology over Science


What you believe should be true limits what you are willing to believe is true.

“The Myth of Male Decline”: Stephanie Coontz Gets It Right


A New York Times op-ed explains the difference between the imaginary end of men and the real problems men face.

Boys to Men – ABC = BFD: The Growing Gender Gap in Education


Men’s rates of college enrollment and graduation are sinking, and it’s only getting worse. What’s the solution?