Why We Do History

by Kevin Curry-Knight ___ Recently, a friend of mine – a Nietzsche scholar – posted on social media that he wished all of those engaged in arguments over antiracism in history education would read Nietzsche’s essay “On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life.” The friend didn’t elaborate, but I respect his judgment and... Continue Reading →

3:16, Tarantino, the Avengers, and Apizza

by Daniel A. Kaufman ____ My interview with Richard Marshall at 3:16AM (formerly 3AM). https://316am.site123.me/articles/anti-theory-philosophy?c=end-times-series Damon Linker on the bizarre 1619 project, over at the NYT. https://theweek.com/articles/859776/new-york-times-surrenders-left-race Caitlan Flanagan nails it with respect to Quentin Tarantino's terrific Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/08/tarantinos-most-transgressive-film/595309/ Wonderful documentary on the incomparable TV show, The Avengers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Qj58KYbEPo For... Continue Reading →

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