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Ayn Rand was a melodramatist of the moral life: the battle is between the producer and the moochers, and it must end in life or death.
In their defense of “tradition” against the liberating potential of architecture, Prince Charles and Xi Jinping find unlikely common ground.
If nominated, I will run. If elected, I will serve.
A more convivial, expansive and life-affirming future is with us now—and the movies can help take us there.
His essays on police brutality still burn hot, but his understanding of sex, self-knowledge and power demand equal attention now.
Drones have taken on a life of their own in popular culture.
Choreographed for maximum appeal, pop culture likes to say yes. History is made by those who say no.
How evolutionary psychology went viral.
Marcelo Gleiser wants to heal the rift between humanists and scientists by deflating scientific dreams of establishing final truths.
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