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23 February 2017

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Was Milo wronged?

Ann Althouse questions whether the provocateur’s pedophilia comments should have caused his downfall. Play entire video

The Republican tax on the rich

Economist Laurence Kotlikoff says the House plan would target high-earners.

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How things went wrong

Brink Lindsey argues that American institutions aren’t designed to handle modern politics. Plus: Team red vs. team blue.

Trump is good business for anarchists

Robert Wright and Mark Van Steenwyk, author of That Holy Anarchist, discuss current grassroots politics.

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The left’s circular firing squad

Bill Scher argues that progressives are tempting fate by attacking red state Democrats. Plus: Is the “deep state” a danger to democracy?

Meditate on this!

Former Buddhist monk Jason Siff makes the case for focusing on your body, not your breath. Plus: Beyond mere mindfulness.

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Don’t panic (yet)

David Frum explains the two things that would calm his fears about Trump. Plus: Advice for the Resistance.

“We are part of the future.”

Media anthropologist Christa Blackmon explains how different cultures and minorities use science fiction to send political messages. Plus: The power of the Dark Side.

The way to Trump’s heart

Bill Scher explains how exploiting the president’s love of T.V. could save America. Plus: Mitch’s mistake.

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Why do we sleep?

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Psychiatrist Robert Stickgold says sleeping evolved to help us make sense of our experiences. Plus: Three signs you’re not getting enough sleep.

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Christian transhumanism

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Micah Redding argues that technological progress is part of God’s plan.

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All by yourself

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Rabbi Marc Katz, author of The Heart of Loneliness, explains how to combat loneliness. Plus: It’s lonely at the top.

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Trump as Hitler

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Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus assess the aptness of the comparison. Plus: Is Trump targeting Muslims?

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Be creative!

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A Sixty-Second Sermon by psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman.

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