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Marvin Olasky’s ‘Lament’ for Earthly Father Leads to Heavenly One

Why do sons write books about their fathers? Perhaps it’s because they feel a need to figure out the guy who sired their existence. If they’re like Marvin Olasky, the eminent public intellectual who edits World magazine, the act of writing promises to make someone distant and mysterious “come alive.” Read More ›
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California Targets Free Speech and Charities

After the Supreme Court issued a 6-3 ruling Thursday that invalidated California’s practice of demanding that charities disclose their largest donors to the state attorney general, lawyer Casey Mattox of the conservative Americans for Prosperity Foundation marveled at the coalition that came together to fight the machine. Read More ›
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Close-up Of Hand Holding American Flag Against Sea During Sunset

The Ideas Behind July 4th

Most Americans celebrating the July 4th holiday today underappreciate or have forgotten that it was the sheer power of the ideas in the Declaration of Independence that was the determining factor for the Americans in winning the War of Independence. Read More ›
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Photo of Joyful Fitness Woman 30s in Sportswear Touching Bluetooth Earpod and Holding Mobile Phone, While Resting in Green Park
Photo of Joyful Fitness Woman 30s in Sportswear Touching Bluetooth Earpod and Holding Mobile Phone, While Resting in Green Park

Bluetooth Trackers: What We Lose When We Stop Losing Things

To live is to lose. We’ve all felt the anguish of losing something important — keys, wallet, phone, bags, money, opportunities, loved ones. Loss is part of the human condition. Read More ›
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How Science Points Us To God

Steve Buri and Dan and Cindi Mader are delighted to invite you to an event benefiting Discovery Institute and featuring Dr. Stephen Meyer. Dr. Meyer will discuss the intersection of science and faith, as presented in his best-selling book, Return of the God Hypothesis. Read More ›
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People raising fist with unfocused background in a pacifist protest against racism demanding justice
People raising fist with unfocused background in a pacifist protest against racism demanding justice

The Perils of Declaring Racism a ‘Public Health Emergency’

With COVID-19 apparently on the wane, the technocrats who eagerly seized upon the pandemic to justify hobbling American liberty now advocate declaring racism a “public health emergency.” Read More ›
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student's hand taking English test in class

K-12 Redesign: Retooling Testing

Our K-12 schools are organized more like a swim meet focused on recording student placement results rather than a swim lesson devoted to student learning. What value are student assessment results if all students move on to the next lesson, concept, or skill regardless of whether mastery was achieved or not? Read More ›
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Blue light flasher atop of a police car. City lights on the background.
Blue light flasher atop of a police car. City lights on the background.

Caitlin Bassett Discusses Washington State Police Reforms on The Lars Larson Show

Discovery Institute's Caitlin Basset joined Lars Larson to explain how Washington State's new police reforms, which are intended to protect citizens from excessive uses of force, are actually putting the mentally ill at more risk. Read More ›