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Read In Case Of Emergency
A weekly newsletter on ethics, policy & society
Articles
  • Loving to Know – N. T. Wright, First Things – The post-Enlightenment mindset deprioritizes information passively received from external authority or deduced by the subjective mind in favor of the purportedly objective but decidedly limiting methodology of science. This essay explores what our understanding might look like through an epistemology founded on love.
  • How Abortion Warps Our Politics – Gracy Olmstead, The New York Times – Voters hoping to oppose abortion and support a more comprehensive ethic of life in a meaningful way have painfully few options. Where might such politically homeless citizens cast their votes with a clean conscience?

  • The New American Millennial Right – Park MacDougald, Tablet Magazine – Much digital ink has been spilled on the decline of liberalism at the forefront of American ideologies. Here's a more detailed look at some of the specific voices seeking to chart a path for postliberal conservatism and the fluctuating coalitions of ideas around them.

  • My Instagram – Dayna Tortorici, n+1 – Instagram is sometimes touted as a less-toxic social media platform by a variety of rationalizations: "It's less political...it's only pictures...the Boomers haven't found it yet." The picture appears less smooth when viewed through a more honest lens.

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