It’s probably safe to say that we learn more from our mistakes than we do from our successes. Alex R. Knight III has a great take on how Donald Trump has shown us that a lot of what we believe about government working in our interest is simply not true.
One of the worst things about the manipulators who seek to rule us is that they are much more skilled at it than we’d like to think. Caitlin Johnstone has some really solid advice on what to do about that.
Robust and honest debate has long been a tool for separating truth from error. But what happens when the rules of debate no longer work? Paul Gottfried shares some timely examples and solutions.
One of the most overlooked ways of having a positive, long-term impact on society is to teach your children well. Annie Holmquist says, don’t worry about teaching your kids to be unbiased–it’s impossible. Teach them the principles and practices that need to be preserved.