The Ugly Truth About No-Fly Zones If we get directly involved in the Ukraine war, we probably won’t win.
On Putin, Rationality, and Believing in Heaven Modern notions of rationality are exceptional in history’s broader sweep.
Negotiating with Madmen Is Putin rational? Or is that the wrong question?
Why Wokeness Refuses to be Named How do you criticize something that doesn’t exist?
Am I a Trotskyite? No, not really. But…
Liberalism Has an Unhappiness Problem Being alive is a perpetual exercise in being let down by our own expectations.
How Not To Bend The Arc of History Ukraine shows how idealism can get us into an unholy mess.
Prayers for a Stolen Night So I got COVID. Here’s what happened next.
Are Human Beings Inherently Democratic? We see the seeds of democracy everywhere—even if they are not really there.
What Does it Mean to be 'Irrational'? The Anti-Vax Movement and the Limits of Reason