Thursday May 2
Sam Harris and the New Islamophobes, Deconstructed
Sam Harris is on the defensive . The front man at the nexus of new atheism and neuroscience, under attack by civil libertarians and political analysts alike for his flowery Islamophobic rhetoric has never denied that religious intolerance lies at the heart of his worldview : "science must destroy religion." Now, he is doubling down on his ... (more)
10 Things That Would Have Made BioShock Infinite Perfect
The honeymoon is over, and while I still say that BioShock Infinite is not only the game of the year, but probably of several years to come, The Brother With One F and I sat down and honestly critiqued what could have made this amazing game unstoppable.
Atlas Volunteers a Shrug
If you're worried about where America is heading, look no further than Tennessee.
The Washington Monthly
Debtors' prisons are back: how heart-warmingly Dickensian
Sometimes, I think our society is becoming more and more Dickensian. But sadly, I don't mean Dickensian in the sense of the big happy family gathering around the hearth for a jolly Christmas feast, or the flinty-hearted miser experiencing a life-altering event that, at long last, causes him to rediscover his humanity and become a benefactor to all ... (more)