George Maat, a professor emeritus of anthropology at Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands, has said that within another 50 years, the Dutch Todd could be six-foot-three. Several years ago the Netherlands was compelled to increase building code standards for door frames. If in the last half-century the American physical form has been expelled from international imagination as an ideal, we might presently look at the situation not just as failure, but with optimism for what we might become.
When I was in high school, I faced my own Brett Kavanaugh.
Our democratic institutions and traditions are under siege. We need to do everything we can to fight back.
Beth Moore grew her flock by teaching scripture to women—and being deferential to men. Now her outspokenness on sexism could cost her everything.
Polarization. Conspiracy theories. Attacks on the free press. An obsession with loyalty. Recent events in the United States follow a pattern Europeans know all too well.
A conversation with Greg Lukianoff, the co-author of a 2015 Atlantic cover story and new book of the same name, about campus free speech in a tumultuous time.
John Kaag’s fascinating new book about the German thinker seeks to tether philosophy back to the mess of daily experience.
The discussion now swirling around the Supreme Court nominee asks an insidious question: Is sexual assault simply the way of the world?
A legendary Kenyan marathoner has once again redefined what humans are capable of.
Childhood is short-lived. It’s okay if kids’ drawings are, too. An Object Lesson.
Decisions made at Plymouth State University threaten to undermine participation in America’s criminal-justice system.