On the Distributions of Education Scores around the World The Center - “In that manner, intelligence may have a genetic base, but, still, differences in intelligence observed among different groups may be environmental in origin.” Gabriel Andrade 12/15/2019
Understanding the Great Divide in Our Politics The Center - “How could a movement predicated on free expression and identity-blind principles come to be associated with the Right and described as reactionary by smart progressive critics like Vox’s Ezra Klein?” Samuel Kronen 12/9/2019
University Professor: the Reason Academia Is Useless The Center - “Socrates and all the other great Greek masters emphasized the importance of leisure as part of education. In our Calvinist world, this has become a major sin.” Junior Torrent 12/7/2019
Maziar Ghaderi: to Truly Know Jordan Peterson The Center - “Yeah, there’s not a lot of lying in Jordan. That’s part of what I was trying to say with the fact that he doesn’t do small talk. If he wants to talk to you, he’ll talk to you. And sometimes the first thing he’ll ask you is something kind of serious.” Kambiz Tavana 12/6/2019
Why Karl Marx Is Wrong The Center - “Running a profitable enterprise is not the same thing as Smaug guarding a pile of gold.” Jonathan Church 12/5/2019
In Reply to Geoffrey Miller: Polyamory Becomes Polygyny The Center - “Miller is a bit naïve here. He does not seem to notice that, as a general rule, polyamory eventually becomes polygyny.” Gabriel Andrade 11/29/2019
Why Yasmine Mohammed Is Speaking out Against Islam (Part II) The Center - “Actually, the two things that ex-Muslims let go of—the very last two things that they let go of—are eating pork and anti-Semitism. It’s because both of these things are so ingrained in us from such a young age.” Erich J. Prince 11/27/2019
Aeschylus’ “Prometheus Bound”: Where Is Meaning to be Found? The Center - “Aeschylus’ tragedy represents the most elemental aspects of our human condition: all human flourishing comes with a cost.” Chris Augusta 11/26/2019
What Share of Socialists Want to Abolish Families? The Center - “John Rawls, surely the most relevant philosopher of justice in the 20th Century, was aware of this problem and notoriously asked if the family should be abolished, with no clear answers.” Gabriel Andrade 11/24/2019
Why Yasmine Mohammed Is Speaking out Against Islam The Center - “What I was not prepared for was the tsunami of just hate and pushback and disdain that would come from people I thought were my people: people that believed in enlightenment values, Western values, and liberal values.” Erich J. Prince 11/23/2019