March 2017

All We Need to Solve Inequality is a Plague—Or a Land War

Do we need a major catastrophe, like the bubonic plague or the small pox epidemic, in order to solve economic inequality? That's what one author, historian Walter Scheidel, thinks.

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Take the Mirror Test

When YOU look at yourself in a mirror, WHO do you see there? The mirror test is a technique developed by psychologist Gordon Gallup Jr. as an attempt to determine whether a non-human animal possesses the ability of self-recognition.

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Queer and Christian?

Is it a contradiction to be gay and Christian? Is it possible to preserve a traditional religious identity, while maintaining a lifestyle and identity that—ostensibly—the religion’s canonical texts say is wrong? The answer depends on how we think about religious identities.

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