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Why "is God real?" is the most boring question you can ask. Alain de Botton is an author, philosopher, and founder of the School of... [Read More]
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The world is better than ever before. And Harvard's Stephen Pinker can prove it. It's easy to look around and conclude that everything is horrible,... [Read More]
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"These systems make our values visible to us in a way that calls us to a moral reckoning." Technology is being used to target and... [Read More]
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An ex-CIA analyst on the dangers of Trump's Fox News obsession. Last month, AP reported that Russian intelligence agencies were pursuing journalists around the world... [Read More]
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This liberal philosopher predicted Trump's rise in 1998 - and he has another warning for the left A prescient passage from a forgotten book made... [Read More]
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My job at Vox is to talk to interesting people. As we approach the end of 2017, I wanted to look back and highlight... [Read More]
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"The boomers inherited a rich, dynamic country and have gradually bankrupted it." Everyone likes to bash millennials. We're spoiled, entitled, and hopelessly glued to our... [Read More]
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How two complementary extremisms are defining global politics. Global politics in the early 21st century is being defined by two complementary extremisms: Islamist extremism... [Read More]
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"Things we're not entitled to claim moral credit for are the driving forces behind success." —Robert H. Frank "If you've been successful, you didn't get... [Read More]
Hint: It has to do with burning lakes of fire. President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital last week made little sense to most... [Read More]
"PTSD has become a label in society, and that's a problem." The Punisher is easily the most violent of Netflix's adaptations of Marvel comics, and... [Read More]
"There was this utopian idea that the internet would set us free." "Social media has transformed the way that wars are waged, covered, and consumed."... [Read More]
"A lawyer isn't a walking cone of silence." President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has refused to tell lawmakers on the House Intelligence... [Read More]
"When we come close to the end of our life, what's really important makes itself known." [Read More]
Sexism and misogyny are not the same — and the difference matters. What is misogyny? How is it different from sexism? And why does the... [Read More]
"Dowd's argument is the last refuge of a scoundrel, and it would lead us down a path to despotism." President Trump's lawyer, John Dowd, apparently... [Read More]
"It may prove to be one of the stupidest things he has yet done." [Author's note: These responses were given on August 27, just two... [Read More]
Hint: Trump isn't helping. Donald Trump has made a habit of bashing Iran. In an October speech, he called Iran a "dictatorship" of... [Read More]
"They see this as a culture war — and they believe they're winning." "These people feel emboldened. They see this as a culture war —... [Read More]
A new book challenges how we think about human progress. Is civilization good for us? Has it made us any happier? The takeaway from a... [Read More]
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