Sep 2, 2014 — Writer Joe Queenan says all men have a little Gary Cooper in them: They know they have to stand up to bullies. Part of being a man, he says, is knowing when not to walk away.
Sep 2, 2014 — Newton's laws, quantum mechanics, information theory — the fundamental rules of existence — find expression in the human world for human purposes, says commentator Adam Frank.
Aug 30, 2014 — The Guardian's Randeep Ramesh tells NPR's Scott Simon about the social and societal forces at work in British culture which might have contributed to the cover-up of the Rotherham child abuse case.
Aug 29, 2014 — Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the latest in Ukraine and the actions of ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
Aug 29, 2014 — Boredom is increasingly a thing of the past. We've got devices to fill up every instant. Some people say baseball is boring. But maybe its popularity is in the fact that it allows us room to be bored?