by Daniel A. Kaufman ___ What strikes me more than anything about our current moment is how utterly alien the dominant zeitgeist is from that of just a few decades ago. Increasingly, I find myself unable even to comprehend people’s reactions to social, political, and cultural developments, let alone identify with them. This rather abrupt…
by E. John Winner ___ Born to die Some German theorist came up with the idea that primitive peoples approach death as always a mysterious, even incomprehensible, visitation to the tribal community, requiring avoidance and always met with fear. He must have been thinking of the faculty at his university. Actually, the archaeological and…
by Daniel A. Kaufman My discussion with Robert Wright on the moral and cultural dimensions of the election. Originally aired on MeaningofLife.TV, November 14, 2016.