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Loser Avoidance: How You Nurture Fear of Failure to Excuse Your Refusal to Try

Is fear of failure the ultimate dream killer, or do you nurture it as an excuse for your refusal to try?

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To Boost Happiness Bring Back Shame : The Power of External Restraint on Destructive Behavior

Can post-modern society revive the force of shame without making it a governmental power? Who decides what’s shameful?

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It’s a Man Thing: Honor Requires Ultimate Sacrifice, a Burden Almost Exclusively Male

Is ‘honor’ a man thing, because it requires a kind of ultimate sacrifice that falls almost exclusively to males?

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Perfectionism Creates Winners and Destroys Dreams: Master Your Drive to Get It Right

Do you have admirably-high standards and an unshakeable will to achieve those standards? Or do you suffer from crippling perfectionism?

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Defund the Statisticians! Murder Rate Up 30% in 2020 — Biggest Leap in Modern History

The U.S. murder rate took the biggest leap in modern history in 2020, at a time when activists and politicians cried out to ‘defund the police’.

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Lessons of 9/11: Take Revenge, Seek Justice, or Extend Forgiveness?

If we commit to take revenge, can we draw up short of surrendering our own humanity?

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Loyalty: What Should We Expect of Our Persons in Uniform?

Should we cashier soldiers who shoot off their mouths about public policy?

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A Nation of Sheep: How Fear Keeps Us from Embracing a Glorious Future

Fear can be conquered, and must be if we are to avoid becoming a nation of sheep.

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Make America Grateful Again: The Injustice of Ingratitude

Zo Rachel and Bill Whittle launch the campaign to make America grateful again.

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Laughing at Fear of Truth: Arguing with Progressives is No Match for Pure Ridicule

Conservatives can have fun defeating Progressive ideas.

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The Reckoning: Reality Bearing Down on Progressive America with Unrelenting Fury

You can ignore reality, but it won’t ignore you.

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Will Anyone — Other Than Terrorists — Take Responsibility for Anything?

With so many substantial problems in the world, will anyone take responsibility for anything?

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Your Mind Holds the Future: How the Power of Imagination Destroys a Nation or Saves It

We’ve seen imagination, tapped by entertainment, scuttle the values that built this magnificent republic. Can the willing suspension of disbelief turn the tide and redeem us all?

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Confidence: How to Learn from Your Failures to Become Attractive and Strong

Real confidence is grounded in honesty, and a humble ability to learn from your failures to become attractive and strong. It’s a character component in short supply today.

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Musical Poison: Devolution of Society Tracks Descent of Pop Music into Crude Ugliness

Popular music has become less amazing, crude and ugly as artists seek novelty, and probe the dark depths of human nature. Bill Whittle and Alfonzo Rachel explore how music turned to poison.