October 29, 2015

Hard and Brittle Religions

By Amit Majmudar

  Why do some religions die out, while others persist in the face of brutal persecution? Religious diversity, while not completely analogous to biological diversity, has drastically diminished over the […]

September 5, 2014

Political Poetry

By Amit Majmudar

  Should poets speak truth to power? Is it their role to court censorship, to call out social injustices, to commentate, to dare reveal political iniquity for what it is […]

October 8, 2013

The Endgame and the Spin

By Amit Majmudar

  In all high-minded or “holy” group violence, you’ll see two factors at play: The Endgame and the Spin. (Which one of these two gets emphasized and reviled depends on […]