COVERING THE COVERAGE
EDITORIALS

Is Ideology Dividing Us — or Something Else?

In previous essays, I explored surprising levels of political ignorance in America, while pointing out some surprisingly sensible, rational influences on this lack of knowledge.  In this piece, I examine how a lack of political knowledge often translates into a...

Approaching God in a Self-Absorbed Way

Walter Isaacson, in his excellent biography of Albert Einstein, trenchantly observed that the study of history suggests a certain truth of the human condition. He termed this truth the Law of Conservation of Ignorance, and it is that “a false conclusion, once arrived...