How do we define terrorism? Carl Pettit takes a closer look.
Why should the obscenely rich scale back so they’re just extremely rich?
Carl Pettit is a romantic: despite the word’s overuse, he still believes in love—true love.
Were our kids sexually healthier when sexual images were harder to come by?
America’s strength is its ability to reinvent itself.
Carl Pettit finds the mating rituals of the male of the species, avian and human, comically and tragically similar.
Who do you put your faith in, who might be faking their belief?
Carl Pettit feels sorry for the American insomniac, from sleepless in Seattle to the city that never sleeps.
Does the pop psych notion of Peter Pan Syndrome give boyish traits a bad reputation?
Without letting the cat out of the bag: Carl Pettit loves idioms suggesting the torture of house cats.
As a child, Carl Pettit didn’t believe in God, and was sure he’d go to Hell for his disbelief.