Tag: longreads

May 29, 2015

by Peter Robertson The debate, such that it is, between creationists and evolutionists regarding the legitimacy of their contrasting theories of the origins of man juxtaposes two alternative worldviews that have…

April 24, 2015

While much attention has been given to the premise that young black men are particularly susceptible to being the target of these acts of police brutality, the problem is not confined to any particular demographic group, as people of all ages, genders, and ethnicities are subjected to violent treatment at the hands of American law enforcement officers.  In fact, the frequency and pervasiveness of these incidents suggest that something is very wrong with the state of the police in this country.

November 1, 2014

by Peter Robertson “Most voters still think Congress is doing a poor job and believe most of its members only get reelected because a fix is in.”  Over 80 percent of…

October 1, 2014

by Peter Robertson What we refer to as the modern era was stimulated by the advances in thinking enabled by the great intellectuals of the Renaissance and Enlightenment periods in Europe. …

September 2, 2014

by Peter Robertson It was the fall of 1980, and I had just started the Ph.D. program in Organizational Behavior at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.  I was meeting with…