All parents want their children to have access to a solid education as well as a social and professional network to ensure a good start to their adult lives. But how can otherwise intelligent individuals justify breaking legal and moral boundariesRead More ›
The capacity to think, reason, and decide for oneself is the greatest freedom an individual possesses. There is no individual liberty without intellectual liberty. While this freedom is each one's birthright, it is earned and not simply bestowed.
When you act in the world against your own conscience your mind becomes disturbed. The action rebounds and hurts you. You feel sorry for having acted thus. In reaction to your own action you suffer regret and remorse. An action creatingRead More ›
Acquiring the skills necessary for successful emotion regulation constitutes a profound developmental achievement. By adulthood, however, emotion regulation is no longer simply desirable, it is absolutely necessary for daily functioning.1
Discriminate vs Indiscriminate Living
Intelligent, healthy self-control is a mark of human maturity.Read More ›
Self-confidence and self-respect are indispensable qualities in human life. Without them life seems dull, oppressive, or threatening; and we lack the initiative and enthusiasm to fulfill our potential. Although different, these two qualities are inextricably linked.
Throughout life, humans seek pleasure, peace, satisfaction. All of our activities target an inner sense of completion and contentment, of being in harmony with circumstances and oneself. However, observation of our own experiences reveals that the sense of contentment and harmonyRead More ›
Something strange is happening at America’s colleges and universities. A movement is arising, undirected and driven largely by students, to scrub campuses clean of words, ideas, and subjects that might cause discomfort or give offense.