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Fantasy Football and the Problem of Induction

Fantasy Football and the Problem of Induction

By Ayan Mandal December 2, 2014

This past Thanksgiving was the first time I had watched a football game since last Super Bowl. But that isn’t to say that I’m not up to date, as far as the happenings of the NFL. I closely follow game...

Non-Conformity and Its Discontents

Non-Conformity and Its Discontents

By Ayan Mandal November 19, 2014

“Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous...

For A More Effective Abortion Debate

For A More Effective Abortion Debate

By Ayan Mandal November 5, 2014

I remember a time when one of my friends asked me why Christians are against abortion. She thought that there was some random doctrine (maybe the Bible said something about it) that prohibited abortion,...

An Apology for Scientific Theism

An Apology for Scientific Theism

By Ayan Mandal October 22, 2014

Attacks on religious belief have recently come on two fronts: a political front and an intellectual front. The political front particularly targets Islamist extremism and generalizes it to the entire...

In Defense of the Humanities

By Ayan Mandal September 23, 2014

Last October, the New York Times published an article addressing the decline of humanities programs across the country (available here). The article discusses how in light of economic collapse and a rise...

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The Modern Morals of Intellectual Theft

By Ayan Mandal September 9, 2014

The Central Intelligence Agency regularly asks its applicants whether they have ever illegally downloaded music. They claim not to disqualify applicants who check the “yes” box for this question,...

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