Announcing the 3quarks Daily Politics Prize with Judge Lewis Lapham
Ideas blog 3quarks Daily is seeking entries for its second annual political blog post contest. This year's celebrity guest judge is distinguished American writer and editor Lewis Lapham. Last year, historian Tariq Ali had the honor.
First prize is $1000. Submit your entries before midnight on Dec 2. See 3quarks for full contest details.
Are university safe spaces killing intellectual growth?
Our experience of time may be blinding us to its true nature, say scientists.
- Time may not be passing at all, says the Block Universe Theory.
- Time travel may be possible.
- Your perception of time is likely relative to you and limited.
From questionable shipwrecks to outright attacks, they clearly don't want to be bothered.
- Many have tried to contact the Sentinelese, to write about them, or otherwise.
- But the inhabitants of the 23 square mile island in the Bay of Bengal don't want anything to do with the outside world.
- Their numbers are unknown, but either 40 or 500 remain.
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