One reward of studying philosophy is learning the importance of having clear values. For values tell us what is worth pursuing — and what’s not.
Liberty is never more precarious than in uncertain times. From the Great Depression to the Great Recession, from the Peloponnesian War to the so-called War on Terror, harsh times attract harsh measures. Sufficiently frightened, we humans become quite willing to trade liberty for security, citizenship for slavery. Preferring security to liberty makes psychological sense. But…
And how we can begin to fix it.
The answer is as old as Socrates: Yes.
Power, I thought then, was the reason Lebanon couldn’t remain this nice, pretty place with sloping hills and grazing goats. Power was the enemy of peace.
What binge drinking and unrestricted liberty have in common.
In Flip the Script, Orren Klaff uses his history of high-pressure deal-making to prove that the dogma around persuasion is wrong.
Why we should be passionate about our passions.
And why simplifying your life enriches it.
For a creative mind is not a mind at work but a mind at play. Indeed, that’s the secret.
6 steps from the “Pomodoro Technique” to show you how it’s done.
Imagine if Kim Jong Un, disputing international arms control treaties, blared: “Nukes don’t kill people; people kill people!”
The existence of private prisons means American lives are slapped with a price tag and bartered away.
Excuses are like band-aids … except they don’t staunch the bleeding.
How Pastor Adam Hamilton helped this secular Millennial shake his fears.
The Nazi party is a case study of the authoritarian personality. We would do well to remember it.