Former world debate champion and business strategist Julia Dhar argues that debating ideas instead of identities is the key to productive conversations.
Source: The Conversation
Philosophy professor Firmin DeBrabander contemplates how couples display their relationships on social media.
Source: The Guardian
This opinion piece points out that people tend to remember Martin Luther King Jr. fondly as a civil rights leader while overlooking the fact that his views and actions were radical.
Statues of conquistadors are facing many of the same criticisms as Confederate statues. How should we treat these statues? Read the article for commentary on a complicated issue.
Science jouranlist Bianca Nogrady argues that we shouldn’t worry about AI taking over, but about AI solving problems incorrectly.
Source: My Central Jersey
A middle-school student shares her thoughts about the challenges today’s teenagers face.
Pundits from both political extremes sometimes bring up the idea of the United States having a new civil war. Here’s why that’s not going to happen.
Source: The South African
Journalist James Richradson argues that sports can break down barriers and bring people together.
Source: The Atlantic
Garry Wills, journalist and historian, recounts the events surrounding the Gettysburg Address and argues that Lincoln’s words changed the way Americans viewed country’s founding documents.
Writer and researcher Tom Winterbottom argues that the key to enjoying nature is to slow down.