A new issue of the Journal of Conflictology is out. Patrick Baert (Cambridge) and Alan Shipman (Open): Transforming the Intellectual. From News and Letters, a special issue on counter-revolution's rise and the need for a total philosophy. The Celtic Mind: Bradley J. Birzer on how Adam Smith and Edmund Burke saved civilization. Has there ever been any survey conducted among those who lock themselves in the bathroom inquiring how they spend their time? Charles Simic wants to know. White supremacy ideology and corporate control: Keith Harmon Snow challenges the use and abuse of the "Genocide" label to expose the Western involvement, manipulation and propaganda behind war crimes, crimes against humanity, mass rape, and policies that promote ethnic divisions, poverty and starvation. Legalize Skyscrapers: Washington, D.C.’s height restrictions are bad for the nation’s capital and terrible for America. Meet Jason Silva, the fast-talking, media-savvy "performance philosopher" who wants you to love the ecstatic future of your mind. Ouiser Boudreaux on the most awful dudes in online dating in the whole world, trying to seduce you by telling you that you're a bitch.

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