Ted Cruise-Control as Prime Pastor of the Christian Theocracy of America

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What follows is the transcript of a (fictitious) speech delivered by Senator-Pastor Ted Cruise-Control at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, April 1, 2015.

For a Better Society, Teach Philosophy in High Schools

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Anger — in both politics and everyday life — is largely a reaction to fear, and fear can be lessened exponentially through learning philosophy.

Raising Boys and ISIS

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We’ve gotten very adept, in this world, at breaking down old systems and structures that no longer serve us. How well will we do in creating new systems and structures that serve us?

#53: The Burqa-Wearing Warriors

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Burqa-wearing men march through the streets of Afghanistan to fight for women’s rights.

What Causes Homosexuality? Who Cares?

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People have been claiming causes for hundreds of years. But does it really matter here, and now?

You Can’t Say ‘Climate Change’ in Florida

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If you can’t say it, then it doesn’t exist, right?

Why We Want to Believe Conspiracy Theories

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Matthew Rozsa holds conspiracy theorists to the same standard of skepticism that they claim to use.

Netanyahu’s Speeches a Travesty

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Hypermasculine bravado as political weapon

Politics for the Everyman

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Shawn Henfling was tired of pointing a finger at the problem. He decided to become part of the solution.

Masculinity And Extremism—A Call For Submissions

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As our world globalizes, clashes, and reinvents itself, we have the opportunity to guide the way that boys become men. It may mean the difference between continued prosperity or a trip back to the Dark Ages.

Sneaky Homophobes Are Undermining Gay Rights Progress

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Matthew Rozsa explains how bigotry and lack of honor go hand-in-hand.

The Dragon Called “Politics” and the Scabbard of Sincerity

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Vaughn Granier on how to transform a workplace full of the negative politics into one with positive.

When To Unleash The Warrior Throughout The World?

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When is war justified on the part of nations in this world? What are the “red lines” that the world needs to enforce? How to be Warriors for good rather than Warriors for ill?

Why ISIS And Republican Zealots Have More In Common Than You Think

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Obama was right about the Crusades, but his point says a lot more about anti-Muslim violence today.