The sight is so familiar: each time you are in the vicinity of the Qutab
Minar in Delhi, you find groups of tourists gathered around a tall, sleekly
tapering iron pillar in that complex, one person from the group standing with
his or her back f...
Among U.S. adults, different age cohorts have markedly different political profiles, but the relationship is considerably more complex than young people leaning liberal and older people being more conservative.
How conservatives made peace with executive power. "I took an oath, and I take that oath to the president very seriously," former White House aide Sara Taylor told the Senate Judiciary Committee during the summer hearings on the U.S. attorneys purge...
Life would be much more boring without those guys obsessed with sci-fi movies, computers and electronic gizmos, because who else would supply us with these sometimes unconventional but often really funny images and jokes?
The first virtue is curiosity. A burning itch to know is higher than a solemn vow to pursue truth. To feel the burning itch of curiosity requires both that you be ignorant, and that you desire to relinquish your ignorance.