The Once and Future Macbeth
Verdi’s opera Macbeth showcases in thrilling music the crux of Shakespeare’s play: that humans have free will, and suffer the consequences.
The Mists of Scorsese’s Silence
The auteur’s latest offering, decades in the making, provides a meditative look at adventure, faith, cultural clashes, and redemption.
A Hard Future for a Soft Science
Behavioral economics, the science behind governmental “nudging” and studies disparaging conservatives, has run aground. It’s time to reform the field for the benefit of scientists and citizens alike.