Articles of Note

"What propels people from 100 countries to come to this place to blow themselves up?" asks Scott Atran. To find out, the anthropologist  talks with ISIS... more »

New Books

It’s odd that poetry can inspire hatred, and yet denunciations of the genre have been lobbed for centuries. It all started with Plato... more »

Essays & Opinions

Reading Dawkins in the time of Crispr. It’s been 40 years since The Selfish Gene was published. He regrets the title, but the book holds up... more »