Human Exceptionalism

What It Means to be Human “Everybody Matters, No Matter What”

In the current edition of my podcast What It Means to be Human, I discuss Martin Amis’s call for “suicide booths on every corner,” and note the tragic self loathing caused by a terror of losing his talent to old age that seems to have inspired his call for a radical euthanasia license.  You can hear it here.

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During the recent NATO summit meeting, a rumbustious Donald Trump tore off a thin scab of niceties to reveal a deep and old NATO wound — one that has predated Trump by nearly 30 years and goes back to the end of the Cold War. In an era when the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact are now ancient history, ... Read More