We are finite, contingent beings, and we must not presume that our reason is capable of transcending this to achieve a sort of God’s-eye view of reality.
Steven Pinker makes a good case that something has been going right in the modern world, but you’re on your own if you want to define exactly what that is.
Prine questions if we even have the right to unmercifully manipulate our surroundings in the pursuit of perfect unhindered autonomy.
Conservatives (and libertarians) must confront the Enlightenment’s failures, and address the philosophical triumph of its critics.
The opening bars of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ were meant to tell a story about human evolution and the Übermensch. Now they’re used to sell Pop-Tarts.
The entire stable of thinkers who crafted the cosmic architecture that has spawned feminism, LGBT thought, Occupy Wall Street, and Black Lives Matter? They’re dead white men.
Fox’s comedy show, ‘The Last Man on Earth,’ prompts questions about power, men and women, and desire.
There’s no reason to think atheists have an edge on the rest of us.
Escaping the pink police state requires us to set aside fears that we cannot change and once again speak with each other, face to face.
An atheist reads the Bible and discovers how the concept of a “covenant” has profoundly shaped our politics.
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