It is easy for a successful writer to advise that career success isn’t that important. Would a failed writer agree?
Humanity and the Final Frontier.
Salman Rushdie’s new novel is a powerful reminder of his vital role in the endless battle for free speech.
Before finding fame as a children’s author, Dahl penned the first novel on nuclear war to be published after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
I didn’t have a choice. Thousands of people are driven out of the profession each year.
Originality requires both knowledge and technical mastery.
In thinking about the extraordinary capitulation of our institutions to the self-avowedly radical, ‘subversive’ and altogether pernicious forces of Marxism and intersectionality, there is a temptation…
It is starting to look like a question of when, not if, the Islamic Republic of Iran will fall.
Intensive con artistry may be a narcissistic strategy for the avoidance of self-knowledge.
«For victimized minds, two wrongs make a right.»
They are a doorway into stupidity and misery.
A fine new book argues that the contemporary Left could learn a lot from the life and work of the late polemicist Christopher Hitchens.
How individual and civilisational identities collapse.
«mortgaging myself physically and spiritually up to the hilt.”»
Trumpeting your wokeness—or anti-wokeness—won’t do anything to fix society’s problems.
A new book by John Sellars explores the life’s work and extraordinary legacy of the man he has provocatively called “the single most important human being ever to have lived.”
An informative and apolitical new book reminds us that statistics are not always what they seem.
«But for the most part, official statistics are imperfect but good enough.»
It is not a destination. It’s our ongoing life’s work as responsible adults.
To be human is to be artificial.
«We are profoundly social animals with brains designed to absorb and assimilate our surrounding culture, beginning most dramatically with language.»
Professionals must learn to work with the machines or they will be replaced by them.
«ChatGPT and the Future of the Professions»
Around 1987, Sagan gave an uncannily prescient lecture to the Illinois state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.
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