The taming of the shrewd.
The ethics of the advice column.
The case for traditionalism and tribalism.
Jonathan Sacks, morality, and algorithms.
Demoralization and the dissident culture.
With some help from Maimonides, Aristotle, Dr. Johnson, and Chekhov.
“No Jew worthy of the name ever lost hope.”
Politics must be as moral as possible if a nation is to flourish in the long run.
Why we should listen to the impartial spectator within.
Some theological and political reflections.
As society loses its moral grounding, cooperation becomes impossible, while the state is forced to tend to the consequences of moral collapse.
Without Jewish and Christian ideas of human dignity, “universal” values are left hanging in the void.
Despite their blessings, liberal democracy and free-market economics are not enough.
“May his name be obliterated.”