Articles of Note

Charles Taylor has studied religion, the self, and the meaning of life. Now he’s turned to a really touchy subject: democracy, “a fiction that we’re trying to realize”... more »

New Books

Of myths and little green men. The UFO-spotters, flying-saucer theorists, and aspiring telepaths of the credulous '60s were a mix of true believers and fans of fiction... more »

Essays & Opinions

The world’s visual stimuli overload our senses, and so our beliefs help shape our perceptions. We see what we want to see. Tom Vanderbilt explains... more »