How did a tiny tribe of desert nomads become so important to history?

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Understanding common arguments against free speech, and how to deal with them.

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Michaela Shipman


The Theory That Never Was

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Understanding the Philosophies of Abolitionists and Their Opponents.

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Frederick Douglass


If you see Nazis on your right, Antifa on your left, you’re standing on the wrong axis.

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A Recasting of Ancient Arguments

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Thinking our rights are a product of the state blinds us to the dangers of centralized power.

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The Jig Is Up

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James Baldwin


On Truth Causing Harm

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“Our path is not that of giving conscious support to lies about anything at all.” — Alexander Solzhenitsyn


Don’t worry. You can just be not-racist.

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Thomas St Thomas

I’ve got questions. Writing helps me find the answers. Husband, dad, Afghan vet, healthcare process consultant, former fitness guru.

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