Values

The Myth of the Harmless Wrong

The New York Times: SOCIAL conservatives who bemoan the immorality of same-sex marriage typically also decry the harm it wreaks on society. The pundit Alan Keyes calls gay marriage a “social weapon of mass destruction,” while the North Carolina pastor Michael Barrett argues that widespread gay marriage would be “equivalent More

People Don’t Hate Millennials

Slate:  I know, I know. Millennials have been written to death. But I’m going to make like the millennial I am and say it’s my duty, as the voice of my generation (avoice of a generation?), to proclaim: You don’t hate millennials; you hate the 21st century. Millennials, those born roughly between 1980 More

Gifted Men and Women Define Success Differently, 40-Year Study Shows  

Researchers spent four decades studying a group of mathematically talented adolescents, finding that by mid-life they were extraordinarily accomplished and enjoyed a high level of life satisfaction.Gender, however, played a significant role in how they pursued — and defined — career, family, and success. This conclusion comes from the most More