The person best equipped to think cooly and clearly about any given problem or question is the person who is, at root, agnostic about everything.
For reasons difficult to discern, a lot of people hate Sam Harris. I am not one of those people. Sam Harris is brilliant, and his podcast is a tour de force.
What if I told you that liberals and conservatives both have important societal functions?
Hint: The thing that makes people freak out about religion and politics is the same thing that made Nazi Germany possible.
Vinay Gupta is one of those humans who make you wish there were about 10,000 more humans exactly like him.
One of the most important and under-discussed facts about the election: Only 19.7% of Americans voted for Donald Trump. Within that 19.7%, people surely had many different reasons for doing so.
A collection of some of the most sophisticated election-related arguments on the Internet.
Many people think the world is getting worse, but the data tells a fascinatingly different story.
An essay on effective altruism, the world's most useful flowchart, and how humanity might go about improving/saving the world.
The Internet is like a perpetual monsoon of information. How to survive and thrive within the torrent?