The rediscovery of hell. At First Things, Cardinal Pell abandons Balthasarian wishful thinking.
Never mind 2020. David Oderberg asks:
The AARP magazine on the heartbreaking last days of Stan Lee.
Popular Mechanics on the improbability of other intelligent life in the universe.
But is there intelligent life in the Penguin Random House breakroom? Pathetic wokesters break down in tears over Jordan Peterson’s new book.
Physicist Sabine Hossenfelder nails it in a single tweet. At BackReaction, Hossenfelder on “follow the science” nonsense and on what we can learn even from flat earth pseudoscience.
David Greg Taylor’s He’s begun a to get it off the ground. is ready to go to print.
At Aeon, John Goldsmith .
Carl Olsen about his book The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self, at Catholic World Report.
At Quillette, Gerald Posner on JFK conspiracy theorist Jim Garrison.
Richard Marshall at 3:16.
FIRE reports on The Atlantic reports on . At The Intercept, Glenn Greenwald on . Abigail Shrier on transgender activists’ attempts to suppress her book, at Quillette..
At Letter, Alex Rosenberg and Daniel Dennett .
Steely Dan’s Gaucho came out 40 years ago. Retrospectives at and . The story of Steely Dan’s legendary lost song “The Second Arrangement,” at NQN.
Andrew Sullivan on At the Times Literary Supplement, Simon Jenkins Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay’s Cynical Theories. Bret Weinstein and Greg Lukianoff examine wokeness . Lindsay on ..
Check out John DeRosa’s with Fr. James Brent, Matthew Levering, Christopher Tomaszewski, Michael Gorman, Gaven Kerr, Fr. Michael Dodds, and many others, at the Classical Theism Podcast.
Baz Edmeades on , at Quillette.
Anthony McCarthy on , at Quadrant.
X-ray specs? Sea monkeys? Submarines by mail? Comic Tropes looks at .
: an interview at Reason. At First Things, Mary Eberstadt on .
At Aeon, Michael Strevens argues that .
At The Believer, Stephen Sparks .
John Marenbon , at Aeon.
Jesse Norman Edmund Fawcett’s , at Catholic Herald.