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Third Culture Kids and Hybrid Cultures

Where are you from? If you’re like most people, the question seems easy enough to answer. But if you hate getting asked that...

Implicit vs. Overt Racism – Are We All a Little Racist?

I hesitate to say “there are two types of racists out there,” but there are two types of racism. One is the blatant...

Why Are Hateful Americans Always So Clueless?

I suppose it’s not a big surprise that people who feel the most hatred or are the most violent are not the brightest...

What are the Fattest Countries in the World? (America is NOT #1)

It’s time for Americans to jump for joy – and I’m sure they would if they were in any shape to do so...

Everything You Need to Know About Prism, Internet Freedom, and Edward Snowden (Updated)

The case of Edward Snowden has not only polarized the United States, but it has raised concerns from people all over the world....

Debating whether or not America is a Force for Good

Now that recent stories have come out about America’s widespread NSA tentacles, along with more news about how drones have been killing far...

The Church’s Underground Baby Trade

If you thought religious figures were all moral and decent… we have to talk. What people in Spain have known for just a...

Rotten America – Big Prison, Arrest Quotas, and What Education Really Pays For

Sure, learning the times table isn’t going to make you any less likely to stab someone at age 25, but one thing...

Scientific Consensus and the Obvious Truth about Global Climate Change

I often ask questions in my article titles, but the question “are we responsible for climate change?” is simply unnecessary. From the overwhelming...

Exorcism, the Human Stun Gun, and Suggestion

When the world ended last year, I pointed out the there is a certain degree of relativism to the apocalypse. That is, you,...

The Psychological Science of Storytelling

It hit me about two years ago, sometime after I started this blog. Somewhere between the comedy shows and alarming amount of documentaries...

Islamic Blasphemy and the “Freedom” to Choose your Own Religion

In the last few weeks, Muslims from Bangladesh have been going crazy trying to fight back against the critical words of bloggers and...

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30 Countries with the Most Economic Freedom

 The 23rd (2017) edition of the Index of Economic Freedom was released, and the results are surprising. According to the website, “In economically free...

The Scourge of Internet Memes, and Believing Everything You See

Have we become a society of gullibility? Anyone who has a large enough network on social media has been able to see an...

6 Ridiculous Fake News Stories of the Past Year

Donald Trump sends his own plan to transport stranded marines, ISIS endorses Hillary Clinton and she sold them weapons, and Rage Against the...

2016 Absolutely Sucked

Pretty much once a year, I take a break from my usual articles of epic quality and write something personal, reflective, or otherwise far less-than-eloquent. So I...