Can Traveling the World Make You More Immoral?

Studies show that participants who had more travel experience were more likely to cheat on tests, and believe in moral relativity.

Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro [Photo: Mario Tama]

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When Liberals "Lie About the Problem of Islamism" It Empowers the Right, Says Sam Harris

"If all that liberals can do in response is continue to lie about the causes of terrorism and lock arms with Islamists, we have some very rough times ahead," writes Sam Harris. 

Sam Harris espouses liberal politics, yet he’s received his share of criticism from the left for his views on Islam. He has long warned of the dangers of embracing the Muslim religion without caveats. While he’s sometimes labeled Islamophobic, his concerns are not without merit. 

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A Better Way to Eliminate the Terrorist Threat? Ban All Travel from European Countries

A ban on fast food would save multitudes more than the travel ban ever could. 

 

New York City beefed up security after the 2015 Paris attacks.

My heart sank over the weekend when I heard the travel ban go into effect, barring people from seven predominantly Muslim countries, initially including green card holders. My wife is one. I wasn’t paying attention when I switched on the radio, which is why when the reporter said those three words, green card holders, they ripped through my heart like a knife. It was a visceral response. She’s from Flanders, the Dutch-speaking province of Belgium, which wasn’t included in the moratorium. The report soon informed me that we were okay. But it got me thinking.

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Fact Check: If You're a Refugee, Is It Easy to Slip into the US?

David Miliband has said that the hardest way into the US is to enter as a refugee. Is he correct?

Protestors rally during a demonstration against the Muslim immigration ban at John F. Kennedy International Airport on January 28, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

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