We Are the Times

New links

February 21, 2021

I know you missed them.

 

This is interesting:

“By the 1920s most biologists, social scientists, and allied philosophers had concluded that the moral freedom of the individual figured centrally in...

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Rankings, Metrics, etc

February 18, 2021

This is a nice piece capturing an interesting observation by Dan Drezner (whom as you may have noticed from my blog is someone I find often stimulating) about the explosion in the past 10 or so years...

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Just some links

February 12, 2021

Semester's begun, and so life is getting complicated.  But I'm hoping to still deposit something on this blog most days.  Today, two things!  Here are some links.

 

This is really a good question...

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Nice is having a moment (small post)

February 12, 2021

This is good:

Being nice, in “Ted Lasso,” is not a naïve denial of the darkness of life. It’s a cleareyed adaptation to it. The series recognizes that nice guys do sometimes finish last. It just...

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Just some links

February 08, 2021

So cool, both in method of study and in conclusions drawn.  “This new evidence adds to a growing realization that the Bronze Age was surprisingly global, with long-distance trade connections...

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Gratitude!

February 08, 2021

Some colleagues and I have received a grant to study gratitude across several traditions.  We'll be looking at theological work on this, philosophical work on this, and literary work on this!  It's...

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Times Like These require Links

February 01, 2021

Catch the allusion?

 

This I think is a good sign about governments standing up to tech companies.  The degree of tech pushback suggests how scared they are.

 

Phil Klay, great fiction writer, and...

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Links!

January 28, 2021

Just some stuff I've got stored up.  Cool, though.

 

If you want to read something to think in a different register than we’re all thinking in now, and will all mostly be thinking in, for a while, t...

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