The Anti-Intellectual Revolution

  Many times it has been pointed out that the great irony of the internet revolution has been the proliferation of egregious stupidity and mean-spirited neurosis that has followed in its wake. Imagine what intellectuals of centuries past would have thought if you had described for them the basics of … Continue reading

A Christian-Muslim Clash of Civilizations? It’s Uncivilized.

As the storm clouds of hatred expand between the Christian and Muslim worlds (and others, but mainly those two) certain things seem important enough to write down. In a coffee shop, where I sit amongst a noisy crowd that probably contains some Christians and Muslims, and having just come from … Continue reading