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Misrepresentation

Aping Mankind: Neuromania, Darwinitis and the Misrepresentation of Humanity by Raymond Tallis. In a devastating critique Raymond Tallis exposes the exaggerated claims made for the ability of neuroscience and evolutionary theory to explain human consciousness, behaviour, culture and society. While […]

Denial

European Politicians in Denial as Greece Unravels by Sven Böll, Alexander Neubacher, Ralf Neukirch, Christian Reiermann, Christoph Schult and Anne Seith. Once again, Europe is arguing over a bailout for Greece, and it looks as though the result will be […]

Obsessed

Mormonism Obsessed with Christ by Stephen H. Webb. Mocking Mormonism is one of the last frontiers of verbal lawlessness to be untouched by the vigilante powers of political correctness. What other group is ridiculed equally by Christians and secularists—and not […]

Icon II

City Journal reviews American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas by Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen.

Rising

The Sky Is Rising! For years now, the legacy entertainment industry has been predicting its own demise, claiming that the rise of technology, by enabling easy duplication and sharing — and thus copyright infringement — is destroying their bottom line. […]

Far Apart?

Americans’ Political Views Not So Far Apart In an election year, it’s hard to turn on the television or read a newspaper without getting the sense that Americans are becoming ever more divided into red versus blue. But a new […]

Taxes Owed

AP: Thousands of federal workers owe back taxes. President Barack Obama has preached that all Americans should pay their fair share in taxes, but a government report finds that tens of thousands of federal employees — from staffers in Congress […]