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Same-Sex Marriage: A Case for “Yes”

Same-sex marriage is no longer a revolutionary idea or even a novelty. Liberal-minded voters and realistic conservatives alike should see that its time has come.
The Reconciliation of Paris and Helen after his Defeat by Menelaus Richard Westall.

Apologies: Your Best Guide on the Internet

Self-help book and works of popular psychology often instruct us in the art of apologising. Their advice is reflected, in turn, in much online discussion. Most commonly, we’re advised to give elaborate…
The Chinese hoax.

Trump’s Paris Retreat is Beijing’s Opportunity

One of China’s foremost environmental analysts recently explained to me that while for many years climate change was characterized as a western conspiracy to hold China back, it all changed around 2012…
Roger Stone: for some the brain behind Trump and the star of a new documentary film.

The - Roger - Stone Age Man

Roger Stone, "the prince of darkness", has been called "Trump's brain". So what is going on in there? And what does it mean when ruthless cunning becomes the new morality?
Co3 Frank Enstein featuring Daniel Monks and Brianna Kell Picture by Claudio Kirac

Connecting with Frankenstein: Modern Monsters and Belonging

I have always loved Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. The original gothic novel, Shelley’s tale is eternally appealing in part because of the philosophical questions it raises that are central to our human…