It’s the second year of American dystopia, and we’re still here, still surviving. To keep that flame of resistance burning brightly, here’s a protest anthem from MisterWives’ excellent second album, Connect the Dots: What are you listening to? Read more

The vast majority of humanity doesn’t deserve to breathe the same air as the True Creators. Read more

It’s not a call for lower standards of evidence, but to evaluate women’s claims by the same ordinary standards that men have always enjoyed. Read more

As robots begin taking over white-collar jobs, we need to think about what the future economy will look like while there’s time to shape it. Read more

Rand internalized and accepted the double standard for women and pined for her inability to personally live up to it. Read more

Is moral progress an illusion, or is it simply a realistic lesson that we can never take evil’s defeat for granted? Read more

If you missed my earlier announcements in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, here’s a reminder going into 2018: My book with Andrew Murtagh, Meta: On God, the Big Questions, and the Just City (An Uncommon Exchange), has been officially released! As you may know, Andrew is an unconventional, philosophically inclined Christian. This book grew out of a dialogue between the two of us on our respective blogs, and takes the form of a friendly debate over the… Read more

The old year is dwindling, and a new trip around the sun is about to begin. 2017 was another year that many of us will be glad to see the end of. But before the wheel turns, let’s take one last look back… Doom and Gloom This year, I started a Dystopia Journal series, each entry a glimpse at the downward slide of the America I knew and loved. I debated the morality of punching Nazis (now there’s a sentence… Read more

After a year of bumbling and failure despite controlling all branches of government, the Republicans can finally count one legislative victory. But a victory for Republicans is a defeat for America: So we’re about to have a new tax code — one that will let corporations and top earners pay less and, eventually, make most individuals pay more. After exactly zero hearings and not even a score on the final bill from the congressional Joint Committee on Taxation, it now… Read more

For better and for worse, 2017 is almost over. Borrowing a page from Libby Anne, I want to write about the most memorable books I read this year. If you have some of your own favorites to share, tell us about them in the comments! Fiction The Old Kingdom series, by Garth Nix The medieval Old Kingdom exists side-by-side with its modern, industrial neighbor Ancelstierre, divided by a wall that forms an uneasy boundary between magic and science. The Old… Read more

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