Why it’s okay to boldly ignore the self-appointed gatekeepers of our language
- October 4, 2014, 01:00
Consider this, from Steven Pinker’s new book, The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century: “Recent graduates, inclu(...)
Unthinkable: Are elite students just excellent sheep?
- September 30, 2014, 01:00
Former Yale professor William Deresiewicz has sparked an fiery debate in the US about the point of higher education. His essay Don’t Send Your (...)
Does science really say everything that can be said about life?
- Religion & Beliefs
- September 3, 2013, 12:01
Scientists rightly object to the description of science as faith, as is sometimes alleged by religious apologists. Science is precisely not faith. It (...)