Why Some Conservative Thinkers Seriously Want the Return of the Middle Ages

The Middle Ages see a resurgence of interest among the alt-right and some conservative thinkers.

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Against Empathy: Why Emotion-Based Politics Lead to Inaction

The ranking of empathy from highest to lowest goes liberals, conservatives, libertarians. But the difference is minor, says Paul Bloom. Typically the debate isn’t all over whether or not to empathize – it’s over who to empathize with.

Paul Bloom's most recent book is Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion.

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UK Government Proposes Legislation to Block Adult Content

The UK government is discussing legislation that would require all internet service providers to block websites with “adult content”, specifically those without age verification.

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What Separates Trump and Clinton Supporters Isn't Education. So What Is It?

The polls are in, and what will be the deciding factor in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election is something a little more human. 

"This is what we say to Hillary Clinton. And education." (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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