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Watch: Antonia Okafor - Black, Millennial, Female and… Conservative

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Antonia Okafor is an American gun rights advocate, beauty queen, & conservative activist.

United States Politics

PSY 3150

This is the class that had me pouting like a five year old. I really didn’t want to take this class. I still haven’t totally gotten over the fact that I won’t be taking PSY 3015 which is the class I really really wanted to take. 395 more words


Newsflash: Consensus Is Not A Valid Substitute 4 Critical Thinking

Always rely on your own individual judgement, not the judgement of a collective.

The mob CAN be wrong, and sometimes there’s not much of a mob at all. 335 more words

United States Politics

Think for yourself

My girlfriend and I have been on two opposite sides of something very important. Something I needed her support on, something I needed her to get behind, because somehow I had convinced myself that if she could just get behind it, if she could just tell me that she was okay with it then somehow I would be okay with it too. 603 more words


Dare to think differently

“In this age, the mere example of nonconformity, the mere refusal to bend the knee to custom, is itself a service. Precisely because the tyranny of opinion is such as to make eccentricity a reproach, it is desirable, in order to break through that tyranny, that people should be eccentric. 49 more words


What are they teaching you?

The South African government has just tabled a bill that will make home schooling your children much more difficult – and much, much more expensive. 337 more words


Groupthink and the Importance of Independent Thought

This has been a week choke full of news, with Senator Jeff Flake’s recent speech imploring Republicans to stand up to President Donald Trump’s divisive rhetoric, the recent Harvey Weinstein scandal, and the growing polarization between conservative Americans and progressive Americans.  1,847 more words