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Money

CJ reviews Money Free and Unfree by George Selgin.

AI-nxiety

Irrational AI-nxiety by Edward Clint. Very smart people tell us to be very worried about AI. But very smart people can also be very wrong and their paranoia is a form of cognitive bias owed to our evolved psychology. Concerns […]

Missed

Why the Populist Surge Has Missed Canada by Mario Polèse. A decentralized federal government and a consensual culture have kept the lid on social tensions—so far. More.

10

10 Schools of Philosophy and Why You Should Know Them by Scotty Hendricks. For your reading pleasure, here are ten schools of philosophy you should know about. Some of them are commonly misunderstood, and we correct that problem here. More.

Wrong

What’s Wrong with Rod Dreher’s Straussian Narrative of the American Constitution by Paul R. DeHart. Because he accepts a Straussian framework that sees modernity rather than Christianity as the major turning point of Western history, Rod Dreher underestimates the influence […]

Net Neutrality

No, the FCC Isn’t ‘Overturning Net Neutrality’ by Andrea O’Sullivan. The left is in a veritable state of hysteria as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) moves to vote on Chairman Pai’s deregulatory “Restoring Internet Freedom” (RIF) order on Dec. 14. […]

Books

Christianity Today releases their book award winners for 2018.

Truth

The Truth about Men, Women, and Sex by Mark Regnerus. Recent revelations about sexual harassment, assault, and abuse underscore certain blunt realities about men, women, and sex. How can we confront those realities in a way that leads to less […]

Houston

Doing Houston Wrong by Joel Kotkin and Tory Gattis. Contrary to the sneers of elitist planners, Houston has the right approach to urban development. More.

Teamwork

Can Teamwork Solve One Of Psychology’s Biggest Problems? by Christie Aschwanden. Psychologist Christopher Chartier admits to a case of “physics envy.” That field boasts numerous projects on which international research teams come together to tackle big questions. Just think of […]

Flawed

The Implicit Association Test: Flawed Science Tricks Americans into Believing They Are Unconscious Racists by Althea Nagai. Before the Implicit Association Test becomes entrenched in public policy and the law, its proponents should address questions about the reliability and validity […]

Enduring

Jerry Fodor’s Enduring Critique of Neo-Darwinism by Stephen Metcalf. The philosopher Jerry Fodor was important for the same reason you’ve probably never heard of him: he was unimpressed, to put it politely, by the intellectual trends of the day. His […]

Bonfire

Bonfire of the Academies: Two Professors on How Leftist Intolerance Is Killing Higher Education by Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein. At colleges and universities all over the country, students are protesting in increasingly virulent and sometimes violent ways. They demand […]

Legend

The Luther Legend by Marilynne Robinson. The idea that one man brought about the Protestant Reformation obscures a much longer history of dissent. More.

Nice?

Rod Dreher conducts an email interview with Ulrich Lehner, author of the new book, God Is Not Nice: Rejecting Pop Culture Theology and Discovering the God Worth Living for.

Reckoning

Academic Journal Publishing is Headed for a Day of Reckoning by Patrick Burns. Imagine a researcher working under deadline on a funding proposal for a new project. This is the day she’s dedicated to literature review – pulling examples from […]

Beliefs?

Less Than Half of ‘Evangelical’ and ‘Born Again’ Christians Actually Have Evangelical Beliefs by Tyler O’Neil. Just how evangelical are evangelicals, really? According to a recent survey from LifeWay Research, not very. Less than half of those who self-identify as […]

Cryptocurrency

Is Bitcoin the Most Obvious Bubble Ever? by Derek Thompson. The cryptocurrency is almost certainly due for a major correction. But its long-term value remains a mystery. More.

Debacle

The U.S. Media Yesterday Suffered its Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages: Now Refuses All Transparency Over What Happened by Glenn Greenwald. Friday was one of the most embarrassing days for the U.S. media in quite a long time. The humiliation […]

Mind-Bending

A Mind-Bending Translation of the New Testament by James Parker. David Bentley Hart’s text recaptures the awkward, multivoiced power of the original. More.