The most important part of knowledge, in Socrates’ view? Knowing how much you don’t know. Yoeml/iStock via Getty Images Plus

Americans have stopped listening to each other. What Socrates can teach us about it | Opinion

BY: - May 10, 2023

The ancient Greek philosopher's 'know nothing' credo could be the balm for our polarized times.


How to keep kids curious. Five questions answered | Opinion

BY: - September 19, 2022

Curiosity is a natural capacity, present in nonhuman animals as well as in humans from a very young age.

The James Webb Space Telescope produced this image, known as Webb’s First Deep Field, a view of galaxy cluster SMACS 0723 and the deepest and sharpest infrared image of the distant universe to date. It was released July 11, 2022. (NASA)

The Webb telescope’s images remind us of who we really are | Quentin Young

BY: - July 22, 2022

The views of the universe are gifts of perspective.


Blaming ‘evil’ for violence isn’t as simple as it seems. A philosopher explains | Opinion

BY: - June 13, 2022

Evil is one of the most complex and paradoxical words in the English language. It can inspire or action -- or paralysis.