The Overlooked Art Form of Cinema
When we approach movies with a willingness to think, the art form has so much to teach.
The Alignment Problem
Although we can be tempted to see Chat GPT as a thinking being, we have no guarantee that it is more than a souped-up autocorrect.
From Independence to Injustice: The Suppression of Women in Afghanistan
Two decades of progress have been erased and very few have blinked an eye.
Who is Responsible for Russia’s War Crimes?
In choosing not to hold Russia’s soldiers responsible for the felonies they commit, Putin is unwittingly taking the responsibility for these felonies upon himself.
The Religion of Atheism
We all make choices about what we believe. We are active in the realm of ideas.
Doctrine by Politics
The fact that the Church is no longer the one teaching doctrine leaves a haunting question: if we aren’t teaching it, then who is? And in today’s world where evangelicalism is walking a tightrope between a political identity and a faith descriptor, my suspicion is that the new teacher is politics.
On American Dreams and Abortion Abolitionism
The “abolitionist” faction of pro-lifers may be seen as seekers of perfection. Abolitionists push for prosecuting women seeking an abortion. Such rash, totalizing moves are not the way to win hearts and minds. Excessive force will not convince our country of the truth.
Despite the so-called “midterm curse” over the past 100 years, the total number of seats that could swing is going down overall.
College Students Don’t Qualify for Biden Loan Bailout — and Don’t Care
“They have known all along that private debts are different from government debt, and while they would not have known necessarily that this debt would be forgiven or will be forgiven some day, they have accepted that responsibility as a part of [college] and know that the value proposition is there.”
Biden’s Off-The-Cuff Pledge
“Biden’s ad-lib words push Russia closer to China’s arms and present vast implications for the future of U.S. strategy.”
The Strong Do as They Will: Putin’s Gambit in Ukraine
“Putin usurps historical reality with potential reality, thus proving Russia’s illegal incursion.”
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