Noah Millman

Posts tagged “Damon Linker”

The Laudato Si Hijacking

The encyclical isn’t primarily about responding to environmental catastrophe, but about exploiting environmental catastrophism.

Posted June 23rd, 2015

Love’s Triumph, Love’s Tragedy

A passionate production of ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore from Red Bull Theater in New York.

Posted May 11th, 2015

Tell Him, Tell Him, Tell Him, Tell Him Right Now

Ever since the world began, it’s been that way.

Posted May 6th, 2015

Gay Marriage and the Miscegenation Analogy

It may be more potent than you’d think – but perhaps not in the way that you’d think.

Posted April 21st, 2015

Pessimism Has No Place In American Foreign Policy Debate

But that doesn’t mean it’s wrong.

Posted February 24th, 2015

President Obama’s Bully Lectern

Is the problem that the president didn’t “defend our side” at the prayer breakfast? Or is the problem the existence of presidential prayer breakfasts?

Posted February 10th, 2015

Science Is Not Found Through God Either

Are scientific “proofs” of God’s existence really an effort to reassure ourselves of the ultimate knowability of the universe?

Posted January 5th, 2015

TNR’s Nostalgic Eulogizers

There’s probably been too much written already about the fate of┬áThe New …

Posted December 9th, 2014

Fidelis Ad Mortem?

Beyond tragic anecdotes, the data strongly suggest that America’s approach to policing is out of balance.

Posted December 5th, 2014

And Now, For Something Completely Different – Or Perhaps Not

Contact with extra-terrestrial intelligence would have revolutionary consequences – but religions have adapted to, or successfully ignored, comparable revolutions in the past.

Posted December 2nd, 2014

Inherent Vice

The arguments for and against pot legalization are practical and consequentialist, not moral and deontological. Which is just as it should be.

Posted November 13th, 2014

Esoteric? Or Poetic?

Arguing with Damon Linker about the legacy of Leo Strauss.

Posted November 3rd, 2014

You Gotta Be A Father To A Girl: Porn Edition

How would you feel if your daughter did porn? “Game of Thrones”?

Posted August 25th, 2014

Jus In Bello, and Ad Bellum

I have been avoiding writing about the war between Israel and Gaza …

Posted July 30th, 2014

The Stupid War

Because I haven’t had the time to write anything of my own, …

Posted July 15th, 2014

Is Religion Threatened By Pluralism?

Resistance to commitment threatens traditional religion much more than a multiplicity of ideas.

Posted April 20th, 2014

Democracy and Its Discontents

Damon Linker has a deliberately-provocative column out today, arguing that the GOP …

Posted April 4th, 2014