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What's the Truth About the First Thanksgiving?

Should Americans celebrate Thanksgiving as a day of gratitude? Or should they mourn it as a day of guilt? Michael Medved, author of The American Miracle, shares the fascinating story of the first Thanksgiving.

Politics | Health Insurance

Why Is Health Insurance so Complicated? | PragerU

Why is health insurance so complicated, while car insurance and life insurance are so simple? Can health insurance be more like, well, insurance? Lanhee Chen, fellow at the Hoover Institution, explains.

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

How to Get Kids to Listen | PragerU

Why is it so hard for so many parents and teachers to get kids to do as they are told? Because too many adults have followed some very bad advice. Family psychologist John Rosemond offers some useful tips on how to get the little barbarians to listen.

History | History

The World's Most Moral Army

Is the Israeli military a paragon of morality and wartime ethics? Or is it an oppressive force that targets innocent Palestinian civilians and commits war crimes as a matter of policy? Colonel Richard Kemp, who was the commander of British Forces in Afgha

Politics | Political Science

Campaign Finance Reform Corrupts

What corrupts politics more: Millionaires and billionaires? Or the rules that intend to limit the influence of wealthy donors? George Will, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post, explains who designed campaign finance reform

Politics | Political Science

Game of Loans

Why does student debt keep going up and up even as it's harder and harder to find a good job with a college degree? And why does it seem that the more aid the government and colleges give, the less it helps? Charlie Kirk, founder of Turning Point USA

Politics | Political Science

Left but Really Right

Successful liberals live by conservative values. It's true. The liberal musician, the liberal chef, the liberal writer -- all swear by things conservatives love, like competition, earned reward, and, yes, profit and the bottom line. Greg Gutfeld, bes

Politics | POLITICS

Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share?

Do the rich pay their fair share of taxes? It's not a simple question. First of all, what do you mean by rich? And how much is fair? What are the rich, whoev...

History | History

Who Killed the Liberal Arts?

What in the world happened to the liberal arts? A degree in the humanities used to transmit the knowledge and wisdom imbued in the works of great Western artists, writers, musicians and thinkers like Shakespeare and Mozart. But today, that same degree str

News | News/Politics

Who Are the Racists: Conservatives or Liberals? - YouTube

What makes conservatism right? If you're a conservative, you should know why you're right. If you're not a conservative, why should you think about becoming ...

News | News/Politics

Why the Right is Right - YouTube

What makes conservatism right? If you're a conservative, you should know why you're right. If you're not a conservative, why should you think about becoming ...

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Does Science Argue for or against God?

Why are we here? Literally. The latest science says we shouldn’t be. It says that the chance life exists at all is less than zero. So, is science the greates...

History | History

Why We're Losing Liberty

Was the Constitution written in a way that was designed to protect freedom and limit the government's size? Has it been effective in doing that? And what's t...

Politics | Politics

Myths, Lies and Capitalism

Does free enterprise hurt the poor? Is it unfair and driven by greed? Did it cause the Great Recession? In five minutes, Arthur Brooks answers these question...

Politics | Politics

What They Haven't Told You about Climate Change

Since time immemorial, our climate has been and will always be changing. Patrick Moore explains why “climate change,” far from being a recent human-caused di...

Miscellaneous | Environmental Science

Can We Rely on Wind and Solar Energy?

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Advice & Self-Help | Life Studies

Is Honesty Always the Best Policy?

Telling the truth is usually right. But can it also sometimes be wrong? If so, when? And why? Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, a bestselling author and renowned scholar, explains when honesty isn't the best policy.

Advice & Self-Help | Interesting

Radical Islam: The Most Dangerous Ideology

Is radical Islam our generation's most dangerous ideology? Is it comparable to what Nazism and Communism were in the 20th century? Or are Islamists no more d...

History | History

Rockefeller: The Richest American Who Ever Lived

Was America's first billionaire, John D. Rockefeller, a greedy robber baron, a generous philanthropist, or both? And did the oil tycoon exploit America's poo...

Business & Finance | Economics

Is Capitalism Moral?

Is capitalism moral or greedy? If it's based on greed and selfishness, what's the best alternative economic system? Perhaps socialism? And if capitalism is m...

News | News

Why We're Losing Liberty

Was the Constitution written in a way that was designed to protect freedom and limit the government's size? Has it been effective in doing that? And what's t...

Miscellaneous | Interviews

Dennis Prager | Jlife

A Conversation with an American Icon

Politics | Political Science

Does Free Speech Offend You?

Should offensive speech be banned? Where should we, as a society, draw the line where permitted speech is on one side, and forbidden speech is on the other? ...

History | History

Are You on the Wrong Side of History?

Are you on the wrong side or the right side of history? Is there even a

News | The Iran Deal

The Iran Nuclear Deal

Is the nuclear agreement between the United States and Iran a good or bad deal? Would it be harder or easier for Iran to develop nuclear weapons? Would it ma...

Politics | Political Science

The Most Important Question About Abortion

Is abortion right, or is it wrong? It's the big question that's lost in a societal debate that's mostly focused on legality. But, really, whether it's right ...

Advice & Self-Help | Life Studies

The Speech Every 2015 College Grad Needs to Hear

There were thousands of college commencement speeches around the country this year for the Class of 2015. But there was one missing -- one very truthful, fun...

Advice & Self-Help | Life Studies

Happiness Equation: U = I - R

Is there an equation that can accurately predict how happy you will be? There is. Can you control the inputs of that equation, and thus your own happiness? Y...

Advice & Self-Help | Life Studies

He Wants You

Men look at pretty women. That goes for men who are married, men who are dating, and men who are single. That's their nature. But is this built-in attraction...

Advice & Self-Help | Life Studies

Why Bad Luck is Good

Can bad luck be a good thing? Comedian Adam Carolla, best-selling author and the world's most popular podcaster, well understands this riddle. He's lived it....

Advice & Self-Help | Life Studies

What Matters Most in Life?

What is the most important thing in life? Money? Happiness? Love? Those things are certainly important, but what matters most is good values. What are values...

Advice & Self-Help | Life Studies

What Every Graduate Should Know

As a college graduate, the commencement speech is something that you can take with you into the world. America's universities have attracted some of the most...

Advice & Self-Help | Life Studies

Forgiveness

We have all had times in our relationships when we hurt a loved one, or a loved one hurt us. That's part of life. But not all of us know how to forgive, even...

Advice & Self-Help | Life Studies

What Did Your Parents Most Want You to Be?

When parents boast about their children with other people, what do most say first? Is it how nice they are to strangers? Or how much volunteering they did la...

Advice & Self-Help | Life Studies

Why Be Happy?

Dennis Prager talks about one of humanity's biggest pursuits--happiness. It's mentioned in the Declaration of Independence. Therapists and psychologists (and...

Advice & Self-Help | Life Studies

Understanding Men and Women; Why They See Things Differently

Men and Women live in the same world, so why do they see it so differently? Renowned relationship expert, Alison Armstrong, provides answers that are provoca...

Advice & Self-Help | Life Studies

Adam Carolla - Change Your Life!

Only one species on the planet can change itself for the better. You belong to that species. Don't waste the opportunity! Live, learn, grow. www.PragerUniver...

History | History

Was the Civil War About Slavery?

What caused the Civil War? Did the North care about abolishing slavery? Did the South secede because of slavery? Or was it about something else entirely...pe...

Advice & Self-Help | The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments: Introduction

Still the Best Moral Code Humanity has everything it needs to create a good world. We've had it for 3,000 years. It's the Ten Commandments; ten basic, yet pr...

Advice & Self-Help | The Ten Commandments

1. I Am the Lord Your God

God Wants Us to Be Free Although the First Commandment (

Advice & Self-Help | The Ten Commandments

2. No Other Gods

There Are More Idols than Ever Today, the idea of idol worship feels ancient and remote to many people. Thus, the Second Commandment,

Advice & Self-Help | The Ten Commandments

3. Do Not Misuse God’s Name

The Worst Sin You Can Commit Not all sins are equal. Some are worse than others. The worst of one of all? Committing evil in the name of God. This commandmen...

Advice & Self-Help | The Ten Commandments

4. Remember the Sabbath

Don’t Be a Slave Setting aside a day of rest each week was a revolutionary concept when it was first introduced as the Fourth Commandment. But this Commandme...

Advice & Self-Help | The Ten Commandments

5. Honor Your Father and Mother

Even if You don’t Feel Like It Children owe their parents one thing. And no, it's not love. The Fifth Commandment understands that sometimes it's difficult o...

Advice & Self-Help | The Ten Commandments

6. Do Not Murder

You Can Kill, but You Can't Murder If asked to state this Commandment, most people would say

Advice & Self-Help | The Ten Commandments

7. Do Not Commit Adultery

The Best Way to Protect the Family Why do the Ten Commandments single out adultery as particularly harmful? Because adultery can destroy the foundational uni...

Advice & Self-Help | The Ten Commandments

8. Do Not Steal

Keep This and You’ll Keep Them All There is one commandment that, if followed by all of humanity, would instantly create a peaceful world: Do not steal. The ...

Advice & Self-Help | The Ten Commandments

9. Do Not Bear False Witness

Lying Is the Root of Evil The most important ingredient to building a moral society is truth, both inside and outside a courtroom. The prohibition against

Advice & Self-Help | The Ten Commandments

10. Do Not Covet

The One Thought You Should Never Have There is only one Commandment that prohibits a thought, and it is this:

Miscellaneous | Religion/Philosophy

Do We Have Free Will?

Do humans have free will or are our decisions entirely products of chemistry, physics, and genetics? Is there a difference between the brain and the mind? Co...

Miscellaneous | Religion/Philosophy

God and Suffering

Isn't human suffering proof that a just, all-powerful God must not exist? On the contrary, says Boston College Professor of Philosophy Peter Kreeft. How can ...

Miscellaneous | Religion/Philosophy

God vs. Atheism: Which is More Rational?

Belief in God, according to atheists, is irrational, illogical, and dumb. Belief that the universe created itself is, they say, intelligent, rational, and ba...

Miscellaneous | Religion/Philosophy

Does God Exist? 4 New Arguments

Science tells us that universe came into being via The Big Bang. But how do you get from energy and matter to a self-aware human being? That takes three addi...

Miscellaneous | Religion/Philosophy

Is Evil Rational?

Is evil rational? If it is, then how can we depend on reason alone to make a better world? Best-selling author Dennis Prager has a challenging answer.

Miscellaneous | Environmental Science

Why I Left Greenpeace

Patrick Moore explains why he helped to create Greenpeace, and why he decided to leave it. What began as a mission to improve the environment for the sake of...

Miscellaneous | Environmental Science

Are GMOs Good or Bad?

Are GMOs really the dangerous experimental foods that activists claim? Patrick Moore cuts through the hype and gives you the facts: how GMOs improve our live...

Miscellaneous | Environmental Science

The Truth about CO2

Global Warming activists will tell you that CO2 is bad and dangerous. The EPA has even classified it as a pollutant. But is it? Patrick Moore provides some s...

Miscellaneous | Environmental Science

Trees Are the Answer

Everybody loves trees, so why are they so controversial? Patrick Moore untangles the knotty issue of

Business & Finance | Economics

Should Government Bail Out Big Banks?

Should the government bail out big banks that may otherwise go bankrupt? Or should it let them go under, as it did with Lehman Brothers in 2008? Economist Ni...

Business & Finance | Economics

Profits Are Progressive

Is profit a dirty word? Would the world be better off without them? Or are profits progressive -- the only thing that can move potatoes from Idaho to Manhatt...

Business & Finance | Economics

What's the Right Minimum Wage?

What's the perfect minimum wage: is it $10 an hour? $15? $20? How about zero? That's right. Zero. While Congress discusses a minimum wage hike, economist Dav...

Miscellaneous | Cool Stuff

Does Science Argue for or against God? - Prager University

Why are we here? Literally. The latest science says we shouldn't be. It says that the chance life exists at all is less than zero. So, is science the greatest threat to the idea of Intelligent Design or is science its greatest advocate? Best-selling autho