I thought I deserved to suffer, but when I discovered the true purpose of suffering, it was transformational.
If you want to outlaw a book, simply make it seem shameful to read. That’s the logic of Princeton philosophy professor Kwame Anthony Appiah’s new book, The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen. Appiah argues that a culture’s sense of honor galvanizes moral revolutions. The British slave trade, the Chinese tradition of foot binding, the […]
We’ve all played cops and robbers. (Actually, I’ve never played cops and robbers. I was partial to Snakes and Ladders. But I digress.) For those of you who have played cops and robbers, it’s established that for every kid who plays a cop, someone has to play the robber. Not according to the U.S. military. […]