We are <strong>doomed by mass idiocy</strong>, half-wit artists, and obscurantist academics. Intellectual life as we knew it is dead. Or so says Mario Vargas Llosa

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Tom Friedman vs. Bill Flack. One is a noted columnist, the other an irrigation specialist. One is world-famous, the other a nobody. Yet Flack is better at <strong>forecasting the future</strong>

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Is Pro-Life a Cover for Misogyny? II: Sorting Principles

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Rousseau and Hobbes: Nature, Free Will, and the Passions

2015.08.26 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Robin Douglass,&#160;Rousseau and Hobbes: Nature, Free Will, and the Passions, Oxford University Press, 2015, 220pp., $66.00 (bhk),
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Is there a place for the virtues courage, contemplation, and compassion in a <strong>culture of debunking realism</strong>? Such a question is in danger of dropping off the map of human inquiry

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We are <strong>doomed by mass idiocy</strong>, half-wit artists, and obscurantist academics. Intellectual life as we once knew it is dead. Or so says Mario Vargas Llosa

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Tom Friedman vs. Bill Flack. One is a noted columnist, the other an irrigation specialist. One is an expert, the other a nobody. Yet Flack is better at <strong>forecasting the future</strong>

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Victims and Victimhood

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Judgmentalism vs Non-commitalism

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For Montaigne, the three finest things in life are <strong>friendship, sex, and reading</strong>. The best? Reading. Your friend may die, your sexual partner may betray you, but literature is always there

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