Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss the new book Between the World and Me and the author's “Manichaean” views on race.
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Philosophers Daniel Kaufman and Massimo Pigliucci argue that when it comes to making moral decisions, relying on general rules just won’t work.Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv
Katherine Mangu-Ward describes how Congress is delving into space property rights.
Robert Wright and D.T. Max, author of the Wallace biography Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story, discuss “This Is Water,” the writer’s famous commencement address.Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis analyze her controversial statement about abortion. Plus: Will Boehner’s exit truly change anything?
Paul Glastris, Ed Kilgore, and Nancy LeTourneau consider. Plus: Against the canonization of Saint Boehner.
Two days before news broke, Matt Lewis speculated that the Speaker would resign after the Pope’s address to Congress. Plus: Why conservatives shouldn’t attack Pope Francis.
Paul Glastris, Ed Kilgore, and Martin Longman discuss American exceptionalism and what it will take to change gun laws.
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John McWhorter argues that the movement is important but incomplete.