Yes, what Bruce Jenner has done is as profoundly American. It advances a strain of American culture clearly articulated in the late 1800s by Walt Whitman’s epic poem, Song of Myself: “I Celebrate myself, and sing myself, …Read more
Bill Gates is concerned. Stephen Hawking is worried. And Elon Musk warns that artificial intelligence is the “greatest existential threat” facing humankind—“with artificial intelligence we are summoning the demon.”
Sir Clive Sinclair goes even further: …Read more
What is the chief end of God? The “chief end of God is to glorify us and to be useful to us indefinitely.” This inversion of the opening line of the Westminster Confession is theologian Leander Keck’s way …Read more
Cape Fear, The Exorcist, Pulp Fiction, The Ice Storm, and American Beauty are on the syllabus of a course taught by philosopher Thomas Hibbs at Baylor University. Nihilism in American Culture also includes readings from …Read more
The debris of the sixties sexual revolution continues to wash up onto our cultural shores. Hooking up. Pornography. Anorexia. Bulimia. Abortion. Cutting. STDs. We all see the devastation.
But some …Read more