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Sorting Out Our Values

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  1. Third Factor Reads: The Genetic Lottery · Innate · The Cult of Smart

    How should we think about genetic inequity in social and educational policy? Rick Heller reviews three recent books on the subject with an eye to making society fair where inborn endowment is not.

  2. Why We Joined the Institute for Liberal Values

    We’re proud to team up with an organization that shares our values of free expression, critical thinking, civic engagement, and humility.

  3. Gothic Childhoods

    Fantasy novelist Karen Nilsen reflects on how good parenting—and the emotional honesty of stories like Hans Christian Andersen’s—shielded her from her grandmother’s pathological narcissism.

    But are children today getting the same preparation? Or are our mermaids too watered down?

  4. Unapologetically Speaking His Mind: An Interview with Upperhand Mars

    It’s never been easy to be an independent thinker, but discussing contentious issues that affect you personally on social media has to be the hardest way to do it. We sit down with Mars, a politically homeless transgender man, to talk about where he found his confidence and why he keeps talking despite the abuse he takes from Left and Right alike.

  5. A Fresh Perspective on Gender: An Interview with Angus Fox of Genspect

    A new, moderate organization offers a new take on gender, zooming in on neurodivergence, the need for role models, and the good that outliers do in the world.

  6. Where True Poverty Resides

    When Adam Carrington, a practicing Christian, finds his well of patience for a fellow member of his church running dry, a core tenet of his faith takes on a more profound meaning.

  7. So What is the Third Factor, Anyway?

    You asked. We answered. What is this thing we named our magazine after, and what are the first and second factors? And why is this concept from Kazimierz Dabrowski’s theory of positive disintegration so much more important than his more well-known construct of overexcitability?

  8. The Depths of Dabrowski’s Levels: An Interview with Michael Piechowski, Part II

    Michael Piechowski shares why he’s updated the way he thinks about Dabrowski’s levels of development.

  9. The Heroes of Our Own Political Stories

    Jessie just can’t help trying to understand why people think about politics the way they do. She’s betting plenty of others with high intellectual and emotional excitability might feel the same.

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