Civilization and Its Stuff: On Kyle Chayka’s “The Longing for Less: Living with Minimalism”
Stuart Whatley considers “The Longing for Less” by Kyle Chayka.
Are young people capable of serving as citizens in an open society, where free and open discourse is the operational sine qua non?
“A Rather Pathetic Play”: On Public Shaming and the Cult of Censorship
One need not be consumed with the lofty and the sublime, nor the lowly and the savage, to take a few lessons from Wilde on public shaming.
Invest Yourself (Against the Limited Liability Society)
Born an American shareholder.
A book about climate change in the 14th century
The Magnificent “Accretion of Random Habits”: On Language, Perception, and the World
Language and culture are intrinsically messy, each mixing the practical with the shambolic.
Disrupt Yourself (And Do Us All a Favor)
How does our culture of market-driving neoliberalism disrupt the social safety net around education and health care?
Speak for Yourself: A Meditation on the Marketplace of Ideas
Can free expression truly be free in a marketplace of ideas?
History Without End: On Reading Purpose Back Into Time
IN THE LATE TENTH CENTURY, according to legend, Vladimir the Great evaluated the world's primary religions and rejected Islam for its