Is consciousness an illusion? I always thought that’s a very bizarre idea, and there is no good reason to believe it.
Why we believe obvious untruths (and we can hardly do much about it).
Turns out, there is more than one way to destroy democracy. Hitler tried two, and it worked the second time.
How to find meaning in the face of death: community, having goals, coherent self narrative.
If you want to read just one essay on the perils of “political correctness,” this ought to be the one.
Making (ancient) Athens great again — the parallels with modern America.