Wednesday Poem: The Artist and His Shadow

He is unfit for this life, thisunduly managed era devoidof poesy and freedom, a timeof…

Can ChatGPT Mimic Theory of Mind? Psychology Is Probing AI’s Inner Workings

By Shelly Fan at Singularity Hub: If you’ve ever vented to ChatGPT about troubles in…

Death of a President: What a Helicopter Crash Means for Iran, the U.S., and the World

Mehdi Hasan at Zeteo: This past weekend, a helicopter crash in the northwest province of…

A Thought Experiment: Does Originalism Make Sense?

In Kyu Chung at Harvard Law Review (HLR): Imagine that the people yesterday gathered to…

What Would a Fair Society Look Like?

by Jeroen Bouterse at 3 Quarks Daily: In 2015, political scientist Larry Diamond warned against…

Hell is Necessary

by Shadi Hamid at Wisdom of Crowds: I’m thinking about hell (again). What can I…

Tuesday Poem: Confiding With a Hen

I tell her the rye truth.We sit in the morning,dew the soil staining.She cocks her head, I…

Mayor Eric Adams Looks to Rome to Solve NYC’s Migrant Problem

By Justin Klawans at The Week: It is no secret that New York City has…

CIA Buys Your Data

Matthew Petti at the Reason: For years, the U.S. government has bought information on private…

A United States of Europe

Fernanda Gallo at Aeon: By 1941, as most European states were under the yoke of…

Learning a Language Involves the Body, Not Just the Brain

Michael Erard in the European Review of Books: Language as self, language learning as magic,…

The Rise of Mesoeconomics

William H. Janeway at Project Syndicate: Whether mobilizing for war or (re)constructing advanced manufacturing capabilities…