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Not only does [paternalism] force officers to risk potentially life-threatening physical altercations . . . , it also forces those who signed up “to serve and protect” to act in direct contradiction to that purpose.
Just why does selfishness require us to “give back” to others? Have we stolen our success from them?
By carving out a special exception to the ACA’s contraceptive mandates for religious freedom, the Supreme Court treats religious liberty like a stand-alone permission slip for favored groups with favored beliefs.
Rather than dismissing “do what you love” as insulting to the nation’s underprivileged, it needs to be thought of an inspiring message for all those who seek the best possible lives for themselves: do what you love, and if you’re unable now, work to get there.
University life presents more than just the opportunity to learn academic content and methods. It also presents a unique opportunity for young adults to hone the particular virtues of character that will prepare them to pursue a happy, successful life.
In his viral blog piece “Marriage Isn’t For You,” Seth Adam Smith proposes that the best kind of love is selfless. When he began to doubt whether he should marry his girlfriend of many years, Smith consulted his father, who offered the following advice: “Seth, you’re being totally selfish. So I’m going to make this really […]
Whether through directly commercial research or philanthropy funded by commerce, science is advanced best when individuals must use their minds to choose where to put their money, in hopes of funding the next big idea.
Government policies aimed at alleviating unqualified “suffering” . . . reward those who deserve to suffer. . . [and] create undeserved suffering for those who are trying to succeed.
The primary purpose of sex is not procreation—sex is an end in itself. . . . We are not mere animals, and it’s absurd to treat our sex lives as if we were.