Behind that locked door
A large part of the genius of George Harrison’s music is that, on the one hand, he is always striving for a sense of metaphysical oneness with the universe, and, on the other, he is fully (and...
Musings at sunrise
There’s something about the feeling of driving west as the day breaks around you, the sun rising in your rear-view mirror.
The clamor of the voiceless
The human voice figures prominently in the theory of Indian--Hindustani--classical music.
The rights way to go
Utilitarianism has its problems, but its natural and philosophically meaningful way of resolving conflicts between interests is one of its biggest strengths.
Questions of a universal scale
For the past two weeks, I’ve been in France, the birthplace of the famous—or infamous—slogan: liberté, égalité, fraternité.
Back in the early days of the debate around the Affordable Care Act, a sizable proportion of the discussion was centered around what the ACA’s critics called “death panels.”
are we there yet?