• Adventures in the big tent

    John Corvino     |      January 16, 2024

    People often extol the virtue of open-mindedness, but can there be too much of a good thing?

  • What about ‘whataboutism’?

    Benjamin Curtis     |      June 4, 2022

    Apologists for communism in the past and Russian war crimes and Chinese oppression today often deflect criticism by pointing to supposed faults in democracies, but this well-worn tactic is increasingly used by politicians and commentators of all political persuasions.

  • How to have good arguments

    Luke Zaphir     |      August 31, 2019

    If we approach all people as having worthwhile ideas, we’ll not only encourage them to present clearer ideas but also make everyone feel valued.