What You’re Really Arguing About When You Argue About Politics

Are our motives and beliefs just convenient lies we tell ourselves? A new book by the controversial economist Robin Hanson argues they are.

Park MacDougald
Aug 15, 2018 · 10 min read
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On April 23, a 25-year-old man named Alek Minassian killed ten people with a van in downtown Toronto. Although his tactics…

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