This week: Cities, Religion, Energy, Space, Transportation, and Technology!
Happiness is not hedonism, but David French thinks Americans have lost sight of that truth.
Labor, Energy, Education, Religion, and Food!
What it will look like when we go our separate ways.
Merry Christmas, everybody!
This week: Economics, Babies, Health, Technology, Education, and Religion!
This Week!: Family, Cities, Health, Media, Religion, and Sports!
The intersections between energy, crime, religion, and Elon Musk.
This week: Science, Body, Mind, Soul, and Earth!
Clowns, witches, scientists, doctors, preachers, and other things that go bump in the night.
This Week: Commerce, Religion, Science, Animals, Earth, and Space!
This week: Religion, Money, Education, Nature, and Comics!
Sometimes, it’s the little things that matter the most.
Read about cutting edge research from Harvard that both contradicts a “secular” understanding of modernity and supports an egalitarian economic vision of such.
In her essays, the award-winning novelist examines the significance, past, present, and future, of America’s missing Religious Left.
It’s been fun.
This week! Religion, Nature, Democracy, Education, Sex, and Freedom!
This Week: Science, Culture, Healthcare, Resources, Copyright, and Latin America!
This Week! Britain, Gender, Society, Technology, Politics, and Religion!
This Week: Terror, Immigration, Politics, Health, Religion, and Family!
Post hoc, ergo propter hoc.
Guest Author T. Greer eulogizes the neglect of our literary heritage in contemporary rhetoric.
Reflecting on the baptism of my daughter into the Catholic Church.
Pascal wrote, “Too much and too little wine. Give him none, he cannot find truth; give him too much, the same,” so I recommend a reading this with a drink or two.
An indulgence in what would be an act of political courage and principle, if it were to actually take place, which we all know it will not.
This essay is about reading gay porn before class. And it resurrects an Ideological Outrage Of The Day from 2012. And a graphic novel. And striking out romantically. And Richard Dawkins.
I’ve never done this before — promoted my own comment, that is. But I think I got a pretty decent thought out there.
The wisdom of a sports movie and the insight of a litigator show that the best time is now — right now — for the nation to reconcile some of its deep social fissures.
A brief gloss of the complex intellectual and spiritual harmony between the Founders and the Quakers.
Jon Rowe points the reader towards some remarkable research.
If an employer sees that a job applicant seems to have some sort of religious need for accommodation contrary to the employer’s policies, isn’t the safer thing for the interviewer to do to avoid dealing with the applicant’s religion at all? Antonin Scalia answers that question and Burt Likko breaks down today’s moderately surprising 8-1 decision.
When an atheist prisoner self-identifies as Jewish, it provides an insight into the engine driving what Burt Likko predicts will become the next wave of litigation by the incarcerated against their jailers.
Turns out, a Muslim prisoner has a right to grow a beard even if the warden doesn’t want him to. Burt Likko digests today’s big SCOTUS case of Holt v. Hobbs to reveal something about what this means for those of us who aren’t Muslims in prison.
Christopher Carr asks: where do you stop?
Dennis Sanders shares an episode of This American Life that everyone interested in education should listen to. This is the story of East Ramapo in New York State.
A gay blogger learns that reforming the GOP means focusing on bread and butter issues first, social issues second.