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Essay / Physics
Radical dimensions
Margaret Wertheim
Idea / Social Psychology
Why collective narcissists are so politically volatile
Agnieszka Golec de Zavala
Video / Digital Culture
A brisk, tactile jaunt across an urban landscape’s many surfaces
1 minute
Essay / War & Conflict
The deterrence myth
David P Barash
Essay / Fertility, Pregnancy & Childbirth
We are multitudes
Katherine Rowland
Idea / Energy, Resources & Sustainability
Want faster data and a cleaner planet? Start mining asteroids
Philip Metzger
Video / Love & Friendship
Two hot-air balloon repairmen on crafting a life of small pleasures and great contentment
5 minutes
Essay / Neurodiversity
The autism paradox
Bonnie Evans
Idea / Ethics
What I learned about disability and infanticide from Peter Singer
Katie Booth
Video / Agriculture
Haunting photographs of farm animals reveal more than initially meets the eye
8 minutes
Idea / Religion
Everything you know about the Gospel of Paul is likely wrong
David Bentley Hart
Video / Race
An unsettling, archival history of the world’s largest Confederate monument
11 minutes
 
 
 
   
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