On Nihilism and the Power of Nothing The Center - “While the mass man is the product of his history, the mass man recognizes no necessary connection or debt to his past. He is ‘the spoiled child of human history’ with a, ‘radical ingratitude to all that has made possible the ease of his existence.'” Chris Augusta 5/16/2019
Steven Strogatz’s “Infinite Powers”: Science Is a Story of People The Center - “Because we tend only to see the final product of an intellectual endeavor, it is easy to forget that even titans such as Archimedes cannot know the final answer before they get their hands dirty with the problem at hand.” Logan Chipkin 5/14/2019
On Trump Hatred: A Plea from the Heart(land) The Center - “Many features of this region have stood out—but few more prominently than the generosity of its people. They are devoted to their churches; they volunteer their time; they give to charity; they start charities; they adopt children.” David Eisenberg 5/13/2019
Beyond Ideology The Center - “How alien this experience of total control is to our everyday existence in the chaotic, inexplicable universe. For just this reason, we fashion ideologies to live out our fantasies of control.” Brandon Tucker 4/30/2019
Slavoj Žižek, Jordan Peterson, and Atheists Who Believe in God The Center - “Peterson’s importance is his powerful and influential insistence that religion is not arbitrary or malevolent—that in every developed form we encounter it, religious stories are archetypal of the human condition in a way nothing else can or ever will be.” Allen Farrington 4/25/2019
The Cinnabon Made Me Do It: Surprising Influences on Moral Behavior The Center - “These factors seem to have a demonstrable impact on our behavior, and yet are morally irrelevant in the sense that they should not matter to what a morally virtuous person would do. What should we make of results like these?” Christian Miller 4/22/2019
The Racism Dialectic The Center - “In the contemporary political landscape, racism seems to be an indefatigable issue. I have noticed that those who advocate anti-racism, ironically, have a tendency to fight fire with fire—that is, racism with racism.” Paul Poitier 4/13/2019
What Can Thucydides Teach Us About China’s Rise to Power? The Center - “The problem with America as a maritime power in Asia is that, like the United Kingdom of yesteryear, the United States is not an Asian power.” Paul Krause 4/1/2019
Norman Ornstein Joins Erich Prince: “It’s Even Worse Than It Looks” The Center - “It’s harder to demonize somebody if your kids are playing on the soccer field together, and you’re out there on a weekend afternoon.” Erich J. Prince 3/30/2019
Greg Lukianoff Joins Erich Prince: The Coddling of the American Mind The Center - “On campuses so far, I have been pleasantly surprised that I have been invited to talks that have been well-received and civil.” Erich J. Prince 3/16/2019
Editor’s Choice: The Best Political Speeches of the Past 55 Years The Center - A few recent political speeches worthy of the history books. Erich J. Prince 3/7/2019
Interview: Rick Ungar on His New Project “The Daily Centrist” The Center - “My reputation is, ‘Every conservative’s favorite liberal.’ That’s because I don’t hate people because I disagree with them.” Erich J. Prince 3/1/2019
Our Conversation With Berny Belvedere, Founder of Arc Digital The Center - “People who read us will gain a better perspective overall of the issues that we produce. Why wouldn’t we want to be as influential as possible?“ Henri Mattila 2/26/2019
When Debating the Border, Let’s Remember Gangs The Center - “With well over one million gang members criminally operating in the United States…Terms like ‘occupation’ come to mind.” John Melvin and Michael Carlson 2/24/2019
“Feminism”: A War Against Women? The Center - “I am a single college student with jobs but no set career. Unlike Newman, I cannot speak for anyone else, but I can say that I did not appreciate her representation of our sex.” Sophia Redelfs 2/19/2019
In Defense of Jordan Peterson’s Religious Beliefs The Center - “However, [Peterson’s] general statements about God do, or would, find a home in Catholic and Orthodox theological dogma and tradition.” Paul Krause 2/18/2019