Thought Spot

Points: Thought Spot

We look back one hundred and fifty years and shake our heads in wonderment and disbelief as to how a “civilized” society could have justified enslaving others in order to advance their own social and financial situation.
Cargo Cult Science is a 1974 Caltech commencement address given by theoretical physicist Richard Feynman discussing scientific integrity. Transcript During the Middle Ages there were all kinds of crazy ideas, such as that a piece of of rhinoceros horn would increase...
Fifty-five years ago, freedom reigned for a brief moment in Communist Hungary. On October 23, 1956, student protesters marched through the streets of Budapest demanding an immediate end to their Soviet-dominated government. Before long, the demonstrators had dissolved the Communist...
Dinesh D'Souza and Dr. Michael Shermer debate on what are arguably two of the most important questions in the culture wars today — Is Religion a Force for Good or Evil? and Can you be Good without God? — the...
Beginning with an explanation of why the post-Cold War New World Order is rapidly breaking apart, Victor Davis Hanson sees a world where nations are returning to the ancient passions, rivalries, and differences of past centuries. In light of...
Identified as one of the ten most important people in the media that nobody's ever met, Andrew Breitbart details why leftward-leaning Hollywood is dangerous for America and why the people who run it are uninteresting, vitriolic, and vicious. Segueing...
Victor Davis Hanson, Professor of Classics at California State University at Fresno, leads a discussion on the nature of war throughout civilization and how it might enlighten us about the contemporary troubles in the Middle East. Presented as...