Science & Technology
Alex Epstein on An Inconvenient Sequel and Al Gore’s Methods of Deception
Alex Epstein discusses Al Gore’s new “documentary,” An Inconvenient Sequel, and Gore’s methods of deception, which Epstein condenses into a few easily retainable and explainable fallacies.
Reason and Capitalism, or Unreason and Environmentalism: Choose Wisely
If liberating a bulldozer’s dharma nature and returning it to the Earth strikes you as crazy, you’re not using your reptilian cortex.
My Non-Sacrificial Donation of Stem Cells to Save a Life
College student Mark Coldren recounts his experience and reasons for donating stem cells to save the life of a man halfway around the globe.
Bill Nye’s Golden Opportunity to Crush the Fossil Fuel Industry
For Bill Nye to beat Alex Epstein in a public debate about the morality of fossil fuels would be a huge coup for opponents of fossil fuels.
Don’t Blame Republicans for Failure to Repeal Obamacare
Republicans will not repeal Obamacare—but don’t blame them; blame the moral code of altruism, in which the culture is steeped.
Which One Doesn’t Belong? A Shapes Book and Teacher’s Guide, by Christopher Danielson
Daniel Wahl reviews Which One Doesn’t Belong? A Shapes Book and Teacher’s Guide, by Christopher Danielson.
A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts, by Andrew Chaikin
Daniel Wahl reviews A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts, by Andrew Chaikin.
Vaccine Facts, Falsehoods, and Best Policies
Discusses the science of vaccinations and offers a prescription regarding whether vaccines should be mandatory for students attending government schools.
“How to Talk to Anyone about Energy”: Alex Epstein’s Principles of Persuasion
Alex Epstein’s course “How to Talk to Anyone about Energy” provides principles for clearly communicating the value of fossil fuels.