Weigel’s sycophancy for a left-wing loser is not the sort of opinion that used to land him in professional trouble. But his career arc is a window in American journalism and politics.
In our time, the battle against nihilism looms larger than any squabble between rationalists like Sam Harris and the moderately religious.
Jamelle Bouie gives us a critique of the Enlightenment from the Left, and it’s exactly what you were expecting: another excuse to call everyone racist.
We can’t be content to view ‘Laurel Versus Yanny’ as a fun intellectual puzzle. No, somebody has to claim it proves everything is subjective.
The response to the Parkland shooting shows why we always have to guard against relying on a purely emotional appeal instead of fact and logic.
Had the sickly mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal been expected to shift for himself more, would he have burned as brilliantly? Perhaps. But then again, perhaps not.
Katherine Mangu-Ward talks free speech, hate speech, the demand to denounce Nazis, GMO foods, and more on the Federalist Radio Hour.
From Martha Stewart to Frank Quattrone to Steven Hatfill, former FBI director James Comey has left a long trail of highly questionable obstruction of justice cases that he used to make a name for himself.
Elizabeth Nolan Brown says the FBI is functioning as a ‘national vice squad,’ arresting more adults on charges stemming from prostitution activities than finding underage trafficking victims.
The Trump blueprint is less of a budgeting document than a plan to begin rolling back some of the worst excesses of the bureaucratic state.
Many people have a hard time finding the point of poetry, much less poetry that boasts of its nonsensical content; but poetry is the literature of compacted significance.
Here’s how our politically obsessed and ideologically sequestered press would report on C.S. Lewis’s classic children’s fantasy series.
Our society has lost the ability to make even the most elementary moral distinctions. And it hurts our children most of all.
Brexit wasn’t an attack on trade or openness, it was a vote of self-confidence in Britain’s ability to thrive outside the European Union, and an attack on an anti-democratic technocracy.
Neil deGrasse Tyson says we need a new country called Rationalia. Based on whose rationality?
Criticizing ‘Batman v Superman’ is like criticizing Donald Trump: the target audience doesn’t really care if any of it makes sense.
Beloved physician Oliver Sacks leaves behind a posthumous book ‘Gratitude,’ offering a valuable perspective on science, miracles, and everything in between.
‘Galileo’s Middle Finger’ frets about political correctness ruining scientific research, but refuses to acknowledge that faith and tradition can help us understand the limits of science.
“The Martian” calls on us to see how science can be a spiritual experience with meaning and value on its own terms.
Leonard Nimoy’s Mr. Spock is not merely an interesting and beloved character. He is an icon who represents big, timeless ideas.
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