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The Benefits of Character Education

When Jessica Lahey started teaching English at a “core virtues” school she thought it would only require talking about empathy and courage when discussing To Kill a Mockingbird. She soon learned what it really meant — and what it meant for her students: I mean come on. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.28.13

How the West was Won Richard Reinsch, Liberty Law Blog Conscience for most of the Western tradition meant the presence in man of the divine. Christians didn’t discover this notion, as it is found among pagan philosophers as well as Church Fathers and Scholastic theologians. Continue Reading...

Religious Liberty and the Regulatory Road to Serfdom

Perhaps for the first time in American history, orthodox and traditional Jews, Christians, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, and others may need to form a new alliance in order to defend their religious liberties in an America that’s increasingly less tolerant of principled diversity. Continue Reading...

Why Superman is Bad for the Economy

In the new movie Man of Steel, Superman engages in a fight with his fellow aliens from Krypton that causes significant damage to Metropolis. Disaster expert Charles Watson estimates the costs of the physical damage done to the city to be about $2 trillion. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.27.13

Russian Church to organize gathering aid for Syria Pravmir.com Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has urged the believers to help those affected by the armed conflict in Syria amid the tragic events in the country. Continue Reading...

Chaplains Concerned About Supreme Court’s DOMA Ruling

The Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty, an organization of chaplain endorsers representing more than 2,000 current chaplains actively serving the armed forces, is concerned about the Supreme Court’s decision today to strike down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act. Continue Reading...