Canada's Opioid Epidemic

You likely remember the slogan, “Just say no to drugs.” It seems simple enough. The message that drugs are destructive is one that most would agree with.

Depression: The Underrated Modern Plague

Great plagues have ravaged populations throughout man's history. These plagues afflict rich and poor alike--they do not discriminate. One study set the cost of depression and anxiety to Canada at nearly $50 billion annually.

Inquisition and Activism

The inquisition of the medieval period was a brutal time, when a religious organization went to brutal lengths to persecute any people they deemed not to be in agreement with their own world view.

DNA: Pointing to Intelligence

On April 25, 1953, James Watson and Francis Crick published a paper that would forever alter our understanding of life and give cause to question leading theories on how we came into existence.

The End Game of Political Correctness

On the surface, the idea of political correctness, ensuring that our words are not harmful to those around us, seems good. Yet many are starting to realize that political correctness has gone far beyond limiting legitimate problems.

The End of Normal

In the realm of sex, gender, and sexuality, what is normal now? What is a normal marriage? A normal family? The answers were once commonly understood.

Darwin's Not-So-Simple Cell

Charles Darwin's renowned work, "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection," was published in November of 1859. At the time, little was known about the building blocks of life—cells.