Voting is one of the few truly consequential things large numbers of Americans do together, at specifics times and in common venues.
Everyday encounters in the United States tend to be decent and cordial by paradoxical virtue of interpersonal distance.
Like music recitals or other performances in front of others, sports are productively nerve-wracking for youth.
I would suggest that rarely have 300-million-plus people been as fair-minded and hospitable as Americans are and have been for a long time.
What if colleges and universities really did use present-day standards in determining whom our future leaders should be obliged to study and encouraged to appreciate?
A championship win as underdogs at age 15 remains one of the most instructive moments and proudest achievements of my life.
Putting aside the possibility that Dolezal is seriously mentally ill – which would scale back criticism – I would argue that her brand of self-cultivation is grounded much more in self-deception than self-improvement.
Of all academic fields, one would imagine literature would reign at or near the top in concerning itself with person-to-person ties. But no.
Far too many American boys and girls are growing up with shortages of guidance, often immersed in disorganization.
Some rules and regulations are absurd, some interpreted that way. Here are five recent examples, four of them from right here in Minnesota.
What role, if any, did race have in the actions of George Zimmerman or in the actions of the jury that acquitted him?