The worst manifestations are in universities and their cultural spill-over zones. Campuses are the training ground.
Faith almost always is an emotion-driven process in which one wills oneself to believe that which one wants to be true.
The Design Argument has some logical force and must be taken seriously. At the same time, it is properly judged to be weak.
Most of the many grievances are not meant to be resolved. They are meant to fester and be used in the service of power-politics strategy.
If the Left can make itself adopt the Enlightenment commitment to rationality, then we can at least again appeal to facts and logic.
Is morality natural or can it only be explained by reference to a supernatural being that issues moral rules and enforces them?
We need to find a philosophically healthy way to think and feel about death without resorting to fictions.
By most accounts we have entered a new intellectual age. We are postmodern now. Leading intellectuals tell us that modernism has died.
Postmodernism rejects the Enlightenment project in the most fundamental way – by attacking its essential philosophical themes.
It is a puzzle why among the far Left we find civility, tolerance, and fair play the least practiced and even denounced.
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