It's not yet clear why this is happening, but there are plenty of suspects
Philosophers can be pretty eccentric. Here we list seven of the most out there. Yes, Diogenes is included.
America isn't immune to attempts to remove books from libraries and schools, here are ten frequent targets and why you ought to go check them out.
Once desire becomes suspect, sex is never far behind.
Social observers are particularly attuned to braggadocio. What do you think of a person who claims to be a better driver, performer or lover than average? Is this person better […]
"The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think," Albert Einstein said. So go back to school, Ivy League style.
"It’s a common enough scenario. A vegetarian has been invited to a friend’s place for dinner. The host forgets that the guest is a vegetarian, and places a pork chop in front of her. What is she to do? "
Denying the possibility of immoral actions may be the very basis of our society.
Does a good deed "pay off" a bad deed? A lot of people view their actions this way, says Scotty Hendricks.
Ever heard a story that made you sick to your stomach? There is neurological wizardry at work that makes our sense of morality so visceral—and flawed.
Why is it so hard to agree with some people? They are literally wired to value different things than you.
America has a split personality, and the country it wants to be is constantly being foiled by the country that it is. In an ideal world, says Jelani Cobb, there is a way of using power that does not entail the oppression and exploitation of other people. But how do we get there?