The 4 Possible Futures of Automation

Can all jobs be automated? When we think about the question in its most abstract form, we are forced to question assumptions about labor and ourselves.

How a Minority Rules

Republican advantage over Democrats is deeper than gerrymandering. There are three that combine show the true depth of GOP power.

Is Veganism Racist?

A powerful and prevalent critique of veganism is the idea that it, its methods, or its impact are racist. But does the critique work?

Facebook’s Good Intentions

A review of S. Matthew Liao's NY Times piece, "Do You Have a Moral Duty to Leave Facebook?"

Don’t Read Harry Frankfurt’s “On Bullshit”

Harry Frankfurt's essay "On Bullshit" isn't actually very good.

Who to Vote For

A different type of voter guide

Open Relationships are for Everybody

When I discuss open relationships with people, after initial uneasiness, I usually hear some variation of “I don’t have any problem with open relationships as a concept. It just isn’t for me.” I want to show why that is wrong. Open relationships are for everybody.

Sam Harris and Jordan Peterson Meet

A recap of the long-awaited debate/discussion between Sam Harris and Jordan Peterson. Who came out on top?