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How people lose their faith

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Source: Tonic The author explains how people lose their faith, and the result is both interesting and alarming — but it should be taken into consideration as to how we win back the culture. The author states, “I wasn’t the only kid who stopped believing. A record number of young Americans (35 percent) report no religious affiliation, even though 91 …

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The ultimate endgame of Transgenderism and the Law

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Source: First Things This article is written by one of the most brilliant minds of our time, Jeff Shafer — senior attorney at Alliance Defending Freedom. Shafer explains that transgenderism’s circular legal theory ultimately destroys the legal concept that it relies upon to make itself valid. Shafer explains: “In order to do away with the legal decisiveness of the binary …

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Vice-President respects his wife, and Left calls it sexist

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Source: The Daily Wire An article in the Washington Post makes fun of Vice-President Pence’s personal policies on how he handles situations regarding private meetings with women and drinking. Vice-President Pence does not meet privately with women, and doesn’t attend parties that serve alcohol without his wife. Apparently, the writer in the Washington Post does not appreciate the personal policies, …

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According to Tim Allen, Hollywood is no place for a conservative

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Source: Time.com Tim Allen, commenting on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, stated that “You’ve gotta be real careful around here. You get beat up if don’t believe what everybody believes. This is like ’30s Germany. I don’t know what happened. If you’re not part of the group, ‘you know what we believe is right,’ I go, ‘Well, I might have a problem …

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College students have lost the ability to have a civil debate

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Source: New York Times The author sets out a story explaining how college students interrupted an interview with Charles Murray, who conservative students invited for a discussion. I am not familiar with Mr. Murray, but the author points out that he is less-than-reputable. The point, however, is not the quality or character of the speaker, but the child-like reaction of …

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Why people are having less sex, and how this is bad for society

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Source: The Verge This news source trends on the liberal (maybe very liberal) side, but this article is really quite good. A new study shows that sex — in and out of marriage — is down. Studies have shown that married couples have a better, more satisfying sex life, but that seems to be in decline. According to the study, …

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US Supreme Court sends school bathroom case involving transgendered student back to the lower court

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Source: Washington Post OK, so, for non-legal folks what in the world does this mean? I am not a lawyer, but I will do my best. The case was at the Supreme Court because of the Obama administration’s order that transgendered students should be able to use the bathroom of their perceived gender, and not their biological gender. The Trump …

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Pope Francis: Read the Bible as much as you look at your cell phone

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Source: Time This is pretty simple: you should be reading the Bible as much as you look at your cell phone. Now, I am gonna be honest, I probably am going to look at my phone more than the Bible (and so are you), but this is a good reminder to prioritize what’s important in life. Read more: http://time.com/4691336/pope-francis-bible-cellphone/?xid=homepage

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According to new online policing tool: Christian beliefs are ‘toxic’

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Halcyon Exclusive Google recently created a tool that monitors online conversations and identifies what it calls “toxic” comments. The future purpose of the tool is to weed out mean-spirited comments and bullies from the online conversation in order to have a more respectful discussion. Look, if a tool like this works, then I am all for it. Christians, especially, can …

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Milo and the alt-right are proving the failure of using anger as a catalyst for change

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Halcyon Exclusive I recently came across an article by Milo Yiannopoulos that tries to justify the existence of the alt-right as some sort of new movement that is going to save conservatism. The problem is that Milo and his alt-right movement will not save anything, as they fail to understand that the only social movements worth supporting are those built …