In "Behaving Badly: The New Morality in Politics, Sex and Business," the author unravels how we make moral choices in our ethically flexible age.
In the midst of the Syrian refugee crisis, the German chancellor is calling some things like they are; the fact that Donald Trump gets so much more media coverage than Bernie Sanders is hurting political discourse; meanwhile, the Internet is actually getting slower. These discoveries and more after the jump.
“To exclude groups of people because of their faith, this isn’t worthy of the free state in which we live. It isn’t compatible with our essential values. And it's humanly reprehensible. Xenophobia, racism, extremism have no place here," said German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a recent rally in Berlin.
Sociologist and cultural theorist Stuart Hall, a British intellectual who had a huge influence on academic, political and cultural debates over six decades, died Monday at age 82.
Anders Behring Breivik, “the Norwegian far-right extremist” who killed 77 people and wounded hundreds during twin attacks in Norway last summer, was Friday declared to have been sane throughout the course of his rampage. A court sentenced him to at least 21 years in prison.
Early in the 20th century, Ayn Rand admired serial killer William Hickman from afar. Today, 23-year-old Massachusetts resident Kevin Forts has found his own murderous darling in the figure of accused terrorist Anders Breivik.
Perhaps above all, these exhibitions reveal Southern California to be an authentic rival to New York as a world arts center "Pacific Standard Time" should cause critics and scholars to revise their sectarian outlooks and broaden their geographic horizons.