All posts by Craig Axford

The Frontier Isn’t Gone, It Just Isn’t Where We Thought

Reflecting On The Loss Of Unsettled Territory

Conservation Offers Reasons For Conditional Optimism, But We Seem To Prefer Feeling Glum

Why is it that humanity prefers pre-emptive sadness about the state of the environment, rather than working towards conservation and a better future?

Winter Is Pub Season, But The Rest Of The Year Belongs To Nature

As the frigid winter comes to an end, it is nearly time to experience nature once more.

Essentialism: The Mother of All Linear Thinking

Our gut tells us people, groups, and objects have essences. Our intuition is dead wrong.

Epigenetics: Where Biology and Culture Meet

Genes Don't Exist In A Vacuum. Life Continues To Mold The Way Our DNA Expresses Itself.

Are You Getting Enough Awe in Your Experiential Diet?

Between learning about a thing and experiencing it there is a fine line

Equality: The Yeast That Makes Liberty Rise

By Craig Axford | United States In the United States in particular we’ve come to identify freedom with the absence of prohibitions. But the absence of legal barriers to our capacity to live our lives as we choose is only half the picture. While modern democratic constitutions have done an excellent job of articulating the ...

Banning Discomfort in the Classroom Advances Racism in the Culture

Why Banning Books Hurts Rather Than Helps

Sovereignty Ain’t What It Used To Be

Global problems require global solutions. We’ve entered an era when no single nation can do much of anything on its own.

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