Judging by the reaction to the Rob Porter story, it’s time we agree to agree: egregious private behavior is concerning, and even disqualifying, for a public servant.
While people in developed nations have more ‘free time’ and ‘vacation,’ they do not necessarily exercise leisure in its fullest sense.
You think it’s bad now? Wait ‘til you throw even a shred of a standard of decency out the window for the greater good of your tribe.
The parable of the prodigal son is ultimately about eternal salvation, not American politics. But it also has something to say about human nature, justice, and mercy.
Grab a piece of paper and make a hash mark every time you hear a progressive make a beeline for one of the Four Big Slurs rather than acknowledge a legitimate counter-position.
Those who worry about such things should look in the mirror and think about why they expect store shelves to teach young girls about what is possible in their lives.
Toby Morris’s cartoon does not share the simple truth that Richard and Paula are privileged by having two parents who work hard to create the best opportunities possible for their child.
While the idea of learning styles might make intuitive sense, ‘categorising individuals can…impair motivation to apply oneself or adapt.’
Don’t dismiss the paralyzing effect of being targeted for who you are if it has never happened to you.
The habit of good living should be the vital goal of everyone’s existence, no matter what tragedy may befall us or good luck may drop in our laps.
By ‘elevat[ing] to the first place in the government one of the worst men in the community,’ Republican and conservative evangelical leaders have made liars out of themselves.
Wives are threatening to divorce their husbands if they vote for Donald Trump, but a vote for Trump doesn’t negate a human being’s worth and years of marital devotion.
Erick Erickson is right that Republicans who support Donald Trump owe Bill Clinton an apology. Talk about hypocrisy.
American universities have left their most important job to their athletics departments.
Since the earliest days of America, our gardens have illustrated and refined our national character.
There is a kind of willful obliviousness to character that is unseemly no matter which side of the political spectrum embraces it. It’s prominent in both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s campaigns.
Using social science to navigate ‘The Road to Character’ is no small undertaking, despite David Brooks’ attempts in his latest book.
Catering to a child’s every whim is bad for her character.
It is time we get over the outdated notion of being ashamed of shame.
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