Robert Wright, Toronto Historian
Canadians do not need a vast state bureaucracy to come up with a ten-year plan for us, and we do not need our PM to tell us what the future holds.
After a decade of disappointing setbacks, the Chinese automaker Terrafugia is set to launch the world’s first commercially viable flying car. How long before the Transition faces tough competition from the world’s established mass-market automakers?
The bastardization of the highest ideals of Western civilization by the populist right is no reason for the intellectual left to follow suit.
Twitter can hardly be said to represent a species-level aberration in our moral evolution. Indeed, larding up any critique of twenty-first-century social media with lofty appeals to moral philosophy lends them a salience they do not deserve.
© Robert Wright, 2018.