“I’m hoping, sincerely, that what I’m doing is making a difference.”
“My passions, such as they are, are not going to get me meaningful, fulfilling, or well-paid employment.”
Readers share their thoughts—many derived from personal experience—on how transparent cancer patients should be about their prognosis.
“We were not ‘aggrieved.’”
Readers discuss the implications of The American Legion v. American Humanist Association, which is being argued in the Supreme Court today.
Readers discuss what causes food aversions—and what might cure them.
Readers discuss the Jussie Smollett case—and John McWhorter’s argument that “victimhood chic” is a 21st-century phenomenon.
Readers discuss the recent settlement between the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback turned activist and the National Football League.
Readers—including members of the National Court Reporters Association—react to the finding that court stenographers often misunderstand Black English.
Readers react to Peter Wehner’s reflection on what he’s gained by leaving the Republican Party—and discuss how tribalism has shaped the political debate.
Readers respond to the Chicago mayor’s argument that policy makers would do well to question their assumptions about education reform.
This week marks the social network’s 15th anniversary. We asked readers to share their Facebook origin stories—and whether their interactions with the platform have changed over time.
Readers consider the implications of Bible-literacy programs in public schools.
Readers share their memories—the good, the bad, and the humiliating—from childhood gym class.
Readers respond to our December 2018 cover story and more.
Readers respond to Austin Murphy’s essay on going from writing for Sports Illustrated to delivering packages for Amazon.
Readers discuss the value of “potty parity”—and the potential drawbacks of a world with only gender-neutral restrooms.
Readers consider the effect of the Ocean Cleanup project on the neuston, an ecosystem at the water’s surface.
Readers discuss the drawbacks of a culture that promises simple skin-care miracles.
Readers weigh in on the lessons to be drawn from last week’s incident involving Covington Catholic High School students.