By virtue of pure chance, a monkey can come up with Romeo and Juliet. This suggests that we can circumvent comprehension and skip straight to competence.
In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Rey and Kylo Ren share a telepathic bond forged by the Force, brilliantly illustrating Douglas Hofstadter’s “Strange Loop” theory of the self.
Debates about the moral value of biodiversity are longstanding in the world of environmental ethics, and the issue is far from settled.
Regulations banning performance-enhancing drugs raise as many questions as they answer.
Is it right to punish someone for a crime they…