February 26, 2018
“When you put the work in and see the results, it just makes you more confident.”
February 23, 2018
“You don’t raise rates, which causes unemployment to go up, when unemployment is already rising. A week is a long time in economics.”
February 22, 2018
“It’s easy to feel hopeless because the fringe won’t listen. And it’s true—the fringe won’t listen. But there are a lot more people who are vulnerable to conspiracy theories, but don’t necessarily believe them.”
February 21, 2018
“Without him, we’d be living in a different world … Evangelicalism today would have virtually no political or cultural relevance whatsoever.”
February 20, 2018
“Little by little, people are recognizing the importance of native languages.”
February 19, 2018
“When I made my first few (not so great) puzzles, Andrew (Kingsley ’16) was very patient and encouraging—cue clichéd line from a martial arts movie: ‘The student is now the teacher!’—and I learned much from his feedback.”
February 16, 2018
“While senior American officers may pay lip service to the moral behaviors of their soldiers, their actions have long told a different story.”
February 15, 2018
“We shouldn't fall for the temptation to see this short-term warming effect as an indication that these sporting events are actually leading to any type of long-term improvements in the behavior of these countries.”
February 14, 2018
“As we wish Douglass a happy 200th birthday on Feb. 14, let’s do more than reduce him to a feel-good bumper sticker. To do right by Douglass, we owe him the values he held closest to his heart: truth, intellectual curiosity, and the eternal timeliness of reparative justice.”
February 13, 2018
“For now, the United States remains the dominant power in East Asia, but China is quickly closing the gap.”
February 12, 2018
“Female underrepresentation in children’s books may contribute to a sense of importance and wide-ranging possibilities among boys, and consequently, a sense of unimportance and more limited possibilities among girls.”
February 9, 2018
“You might ask the question, ‘How small can you make a satellite and still do science with it?’ This has been a topic over the last decade or so.”
February 8, 2018
"Social rejection is really hard because we know we have no script for it. In a lot of social interactions, there's a protocol that we follow. In a social rejection, though, there's nothing good to say that we can think of."
February 7, 2018
"The religious right is coming back to the founding principles of a movement based in racism."
February 6, 2018
"What is interesting is how we integrate our trans experiences into existing cultural and social practices that weren't created with us in mind."
February 5, 2018
"Amazon is the one company everyone's scared of, even industrial giants."
February 2, 2018
"We would never tolerate this mindless tribalism in middle school student government. Why do we accept it in the U.S. Congress?"
February 1, 2018
“Ordinary thrift and self-forgiveness were the payday only I could provide, no matter my professional or financial circumstances, and this realization was the gift of that time, as close to a Unitarian grace as I think I’ll ever get.”
January 31, 2018
"We are a social species and live our lives connected to everybody else. If we want to understand how the human brain works, then we need to understand how brains work in combination—how minds shape each other."
January 30, 2018
“I’m just trying to do my part as a physician to responsibly prescribe opioids. I think if you do that, then fewer people are going to become longtime opioid users.”