This should be obvious: Don’t hold an entire religion responsible for the actions of a few radicals.
Citing US intelligence officials, earlier this week CNN says that senior Trump campaign advisors were in constant communication
I understand that giving up certainty presents a near insurmountable challenge. Certainty is convenient, provides immediate
So how do we get the facts straight about what happened in the past? Of course, this assumes that we really want to know
Through his/her inquiry, a philosopher would also cut through the multi-layered and convoluted military bureaucracy and the
I'm continually amazed by the insights of Friedrich Nietzsche.
A collection of depressing quotes about government.
Today, the New York Public Library's 2016 class of top summer readers will be honored on the same field in the Bronx. I congratulate
The answer is to strive for quality rather than quantity. To live and think well is based upon self-discipline, consideration and cooperation. None of these tenets are antithetical to social media, only unutilized.
Fast forward about 3,000 years to Israel Horovitz' play Out of the Mouths of Babes. In this striking Cherry Lane Theatre production (, the Babes are adults. Out of their mouths comes wit..with claws. Picture four sassy, savvy, snarky babes -- all ex-wives and lovers of the same beloved Professor -- clumped together in one Paris apartment for his funeral.
Unlike most individuals, I picked up Plato's famous work The Republic willingly. With a two-and-a-half millennia pedigree and a reputation as the "cornerstone of western philosophy", I felt it was high time to broaden my mind and get a glimpse into the origins of European thought.
In the sixth part of his Chronicle of a caged journalist series, Egyptian war correspondent Yehia Ghanem asks how the US and the mujahideen, both, walked into cages constructed of ignorance so that they came to view each other as enemies.
"If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it's a duck," is certainly not tantamount to "the pot calling the kettle
One of the purposes of a humanities course is to stimulate critical thinking. It need not always be a free-fire zone of narrowly focused rat-a-tat questions, but can be a leisurely ramble through a laid-back moodscape that poses a question in search of an answer.
One common thematic in the slapstick of these two tales is the ubiquitous redefined and downgraded use of the word "trauma
The dead person loses all consciousness. Death is a change and migration of the soul to another place. Plato's dying request
We've had the Golden Age; the Golden Goose; Golden Oldies; Golden Books; the Golden Globes. And now we 've got My Golden Days.
What if we could download our minds in a computer and lived forever as pure, digital consciousness? What if we are already
But the Republican candidates, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, and John Kasich, appear un-American. Their priorities include doing
But what does this really mean? And what does it have to do with AI? Western democracy is based on a political idea that