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Glancing Backwards in the Desert

Burning Man is a post-modern post-religion. But it has something substantial to teach about staving off nihilism.
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Game Over

Industrialized leisure is yet another candidate for the title of the secular age's surrogate religion.
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Sarah Jeong and the Only Direction

The radicalism that is mainstream in the American press is not Marxism. It's something more cynical.
EconomicsTop Section

SimCity in Real Life

Urban planners, focusing on skylines over substance, treat the science of building a city as though it's a video game.
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The Conversations that Cryptocurrency Killed

Distributed cryptographic systems have unceremoniously resolved issues that were once endless political tug-of-wars.
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Linkola, Montana

Ecofascism, more than any other right-wing movement, is destined for a surge in popularity as environmental collapse draws closer.
PhilosophyTop Section

The Intellectual Dark Web’s Unwise Center

Moralistic Therapeutic Jungianism is not the cure for what ails us.
PhilosophyTop Section

Catholicism and the Gravity of Horror

The postmodern metropolis points towards a rediscovery of the profundity of the human soul.
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The World’s Least Political Courts

Inspiration for insulating your judiciary against mob rule.
CultureTop Section

The Power Elite’s Queer Liturgy

"Pride Month" provides the most concrete examples of elites sanitizing their power through a conspicuous devotion to inclusivity.