Dennis Prager

The Missing Tile Syndrome

by Steve MacDonald August 4, 2014
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This is probably one of the best Prager U videos I’ve seen in a long time.  It very accurately depicts a facet of human nature critical to preventing our own happiness.  After you watch it, ask yourself, how this might apply to Progressive policy, and let us know your thoughts in comments.

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What’s The Most Important Thing You Will Ever Have?

by Steve MacDonald July 7, 2014
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Dennis Prager asks, “What’s The Most Important Thing You Will Ever Have?” The answer?

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What Every Graduate Should Know

by Steve MacDonald June 2, 2014
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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 successful and famous people to speak to graduates. Some commencement speakers deliver grand and inspiring speeches. Some don’t say much. Dennis Prager has his […]

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Prager U – The Middle East Problem

by Steve MacDonald April 28, 2014
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Course Description The Middle East conflict is framed as one of the most complex problems in the world. But, in reality, it’s very simple. Israelis want to live in peace and are willing to accept a neighboring Palestinian state. And most Palestinians do not want Israel to exist. As Dennis Prager explains, this is really […]

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Prager U – ‘Are People Born Good?’

by Steve MacDonald March 31, 2014
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From Prager University In our universities, newspapers, and television shows, it is a given that external forces are the cause of crime. If not for poverty, murder and rape would be much lower. If not for racism, America’s inner cities would be far wealthier. So on and so on. At the core of this belief […]

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Prager U – The Bigger The Government The Smaller the Citizen

by Steve MacDonald March 7, 2014
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In every society throughout human history the following relationship has held true: as government grows, human freedom and happiness shrinks. Best selling author, Dennis Prager puts it this way: “The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.” This has been true in Europe for decades and is becoming ever more so in the United States. […]

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Prager U – Dennis Prager “Why Be Happy?”

by Steve MacDonald January 20, 2014

Dennis Prager talks about one of humanity’s biggest pursuits–happiness.  It’s mentioned in the Declaration of Independence. Therapists and psychologists (and even pharmaceutical companies!) make their careers out of helping people be and feel happy. And we all know that being unhappy, and being around unhappy people, is no fun. Dennis will discuss why happiness, while […]

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Prager U – Why Rent Control Hurts Renters

by Steve MacDonald January 13, 2014
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Nicole Gelinas of the Manhattan Institute shows why price ceilings on apartments hurt those it intends to help — but also why rent control is here to stay. She explains the background of rent control in America (focusing on New York in particular) and the negative effect it has on prospective renters and on the […]

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Prager University – Is Evil Rational?

by Steve MacDonald October 28, 2013
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Prager University Today, it’s common to call acts of evil–whether of a criminal or of a tyrannical dictator–”irrational” or “mad.” Why? Sometimes, behaving cruelly is a matter of self-interest. What is truly unreasonable is to unnecessarily risk one’s life to save a stranger, like some non-Jews in Europe did during World War 2 when they […]

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Prager Univeristy – Is Israel an Apartheid State?

by Steve MacDonald September 23, 2013
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Is the charge that Israel is like apartheid South Africa valid or a slander? Who better to answer this question than someone who grew up in South Africa, suffering under its apartheid? Watch a five-minute video with Kenneth Meshoe, a brave South African who lived through apartheid South Africa, travels regularly to Israel, and knows that apartheid […]

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Dennis Prager – The American Trinity

by Steve MacDonald August 1, 2013

The United States is a built on a foundation of three unique values. Nationally syndicated talk show host and best-selling author, Dennis Prager, explains what they are in a new edition of the five minute course that launched Prager University. Prager University

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“What is moral about the free market?”

by Skip November 12, 2012

One of my favorite economists is Dr. Walter E. Williams, Professor of Economics at George Mason University.  He is always able to take the complicated, boil it down, and make it easy to understand.  Given that the whole notion of what capitalism and the free marketplace can do (versus the socialistic turn we seem to […]

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