Robert F. Kennedy and Me

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On the 45th anniversary of his death, Deborah A. Lott describes the reaction to the assassination of Bobby Kennedy: in the Ambassador Hotel where he was scheduled to speak, and in the days and years after.

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How to Become a Warrior

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The warrior is sensitive enough to discern truth, and has the courage to stand up for it.

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Slaves and Robots

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If we invent a machine with a personality and desires, does it deserve freedom?

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Joseph L. Galloway, Combat Journalist, on Vietnam [Video]

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Galloway speaks with respect for both the enemy and his fellow soldiers in the war in Vietnam.

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The Complicated Legacy of Dr. King

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In some circles, speaking ill of Dr. King is blasphemous. But wasn’t he just a man like ourselves?

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Jamaican Gentlemen

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For a revolutionary generation of young Jamaican men, the strong and available role models looked like the enemy.

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Normal for Now

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Our beliefs and values surrounding concepts like family, childhood, and masculinity, are products of our time and culture.

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Wild Boys, Wilderness, and Woodcraft Rangers

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Predecessors of the Boy Scouts of America, Woodcrafters still bring nature-deprived boys out into the wilderness.

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Emotional Intelligence of Mass Extinction

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How do you live with the awareness of death on a massive scale?

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Why Do We Still Circumcise Boys?

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Whether childhood circumcision is acceptable or not is an ethical question, not a medical one. Chuck Ross asks, why did we ever circumcise boys?

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It’s All Just A Little Bit Of History Repeating …

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Seán Flynn on the end of American Empire, and how the internet is more like the Catholic Church than you imagined.

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Delivered from Abortion: Healing a Forgotten Memory

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‘Did Mother ever tell you about the time she was going to abort you?’ my sister asked casually.

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Home Is Where the Heart Is

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The phrase’s author, Pliny the Elder, was a naval commander. It seems fitting that he would have a keen idea of where and what home means.

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Gambling Man

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Titanic Thompson was a brilliant con man, a world class engineer of stunts and easily the most outrageous character you’re likely to encounter in a book of non-fiction.

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Talking Tesla

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Thomas Edison was a bully. That’s why you’ve barely heard of the hero of Rave’ Mehta’s new graphic novel, The Inventor: Nikola Tesla

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The Future Is Ours: Video

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If I’m part of the mechanism that lights a spark for just one person to effect change, it’s worth it.

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