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Category Archives: Issue 24: Courage in Conversation

  1. Why Debate? The Personal Benefits of Intellectual Engagement

    In this age of social media, “debate” too often brings to mind trolls on Twitter. But just because it can be hard to find, we shouldn’t forget that there’s a higher form of debate, and that engaging in it can help us harness and channel our intensities.

  2. Toward an Empowered Humanity

    Jason Littlefield put it all on the line to save everything important to him.

    This is the story of how he rebelled against a dehumanizing culture and lost everything—and how he’s rebounded to fight the ideological colonization of our minds.

  3. Abstract Intensity in the Ideological Classroom

    Marie loved helping her abstract intense students hone their ability to question and reason in pursuit of a better world. Then a new political trend hit, making school less friendly to questioners than she’s ever seen it.