BreakPoint: Forty-Four Brothers and Sisters

What Personal Autonomy Hath Wrought by: John Stonestreet &  Roberto Rivera, October 17, 2018 When sex is divorced from marriage and procreation, bad things happen.  Of the many cases that prove this point, here’s another. A recent story in the Washington Post described the story of... read more

American Fertility Is Falling Short of What Women Want

Forecasts show many millennial women won’t fulfill their wishes on family size, and the biggest fertility declines are in Western states. By Lyman Stone, Feb. 13, 2018 America’s fertility is in precipitous decline. Our team of forecasters at Demographic Intelligence projects 3.84 million... read more

Apple And Facebook Aren’t Going To Save Us From Smartphone Addiction

A group of investors wants Apple to do something about smartphone addiction among teens. But Apple can’t solve this problem, only parents can. By John Daniel Davidson, January 10, 2018 A group of Apple investors are calling on the company to do something about smartphone addiction among... read more

What’s destroying the kids – smartphones or distracted parents?

The desperate plight of generation iPhone. By Carolyn Moynihan | Aug 15 2017 We all know that kids use their phones too much. They are too much on Snapchat or texting their friends. They would take their phones to bed if no-one stopped them and never sleep if the bodily need for slumber did... read more

‘Overpopulation’ Fears Are a Hoax. Here’s Why Higher Populations Are Actually a Good Thing.

By Walter E. Williams / May 31, 2017 Given the immense human potential for creativity and ingenuity, population growth is by far a net good. In 1798, Thomas Malthus wrote “An Essay on the Principle of Population.” He predicted that mankind’s birthrate would outstrip our ability to grow... read more

The Israeli Army Unit That Recruits Teens With Autism

The  ATLANTIC. January 6, 2016 Ronen Zvulun / Reuters SHIRA RUBIN  JAN 6, 2016 Many autistic soldiers who would otherwise be exempt from military service have found a place in Unit 9900, a selective intelligence squad where their heightened perceptual skills are an asset. TEL AVIV—For... read more

The Great Regression

Today, it seems that Orwell’s 1984 would better have been titled 2016. By Victor Davis Hanson  — August 16, 2016 Technical progress is often associated with moral and political regress, a theme as ancient as Hesiod’s seventh-century b.c. poem Works and Days. In 200 b.c., not a male... read more

Why Starbucks and McDonald’s are blocking porn from their WiFi

Washington D.C., Jul 19, 2016 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Two of the largest chain restaurants with free WiFi in the United States, McDonald’s and Starbucks, are adding pornography filters to their internet. Following the campaign of anti-porn group Enough is Enough and the National Center on... read more

Alliance to Censor Speech on the Internet

Written By Laurie Higgins A National Review article warns of a troubling new collaboration between the European Union (EU)and social media sites including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Microsoft to police and censor the Internet. In a document with Orwellian overtones titled “Code of... read more

The force of personality

By: Dana Robinson, National Catholic Community Foundation A Godless world is an impossibility. But, the perception of one - willful or otherwise - is not. How easily this misperception can lead to the dehumanization of our society. This thought resurfaced as I attended a recent seminar on the... read more

Temperance and Technology

Steffani Jacobs • December 28, 2015 Today, it’s especially difficult to take a moment away from the distractions of our modern world, quiet our minds, and contemplate what it means to be temperate. In fact, it’s not a word we use very often and is certainly not welcome in today’s... read more