One of the biggest challenges that any of us can take on today is to remain rooted in reality while so many people and institutions around us have become detached from it. M.E. Boyd shares some powerful insights from Solzhenitsyn and asks, "has America become a realm beyond words?"
The battle between parents and bureaucrats was a deciding factor in many of the upsets that took place on election night this year. Jon Hersey makes a strong case for replacing involuntary relationships with voluntary ones. He also points out a valuable lesson that we're being taught thanks to public school pandemonium.
One of the most difficult truths that must be faced in regards to the pandemic which has turned our world upside down is that we are most likely dealing with a man-made virus. Raymond J. March reminds us that the gain of function controversy demands greater scrutiny for government-funded science.
It's hard to believe that, not so long ago, accusing the legacy media of being propagandists was treated as a conspiracy theory. Times have changed. As Laura Dodsworth makes clear, the news is being nudged in ways you likely haven't considered.
If ever there was a time to learn how to think like an expert, this is it. Paul Rosenberg has a great essay on the power of really focusing your attention on learning something for just 30 minutes a day and what it can do for you.
Why is ridicule such a powerful tool for the common man? As Jeff M. Lewis explains, it's because mockery is nearly impossible to defend or fight back against and it tends to infuriate those at whom it's aimed. In our time, it's those in places of power who can't stand it when we ridicule them.
Neither Joe Biden nor Donald Trump are allowed to live rent-free in my head. At the same time, I'm finding some satisfaction in the hysteria of the elites over the growing choruses of "Let's go, Brandon" that are breaking out across the nation. Tim Black says it's a pressure relief valve, not a threat to democracy as some are claiming.
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