Michael Schulson

"I’m in awe every day": Virginia Heffernan on technology, virtual reality, and what the Internet means Michael Schulson
"A lot of things that seem simple aren't so simple": Seymour Hersh on the untold story of Osama bin Laden killing and the way Washington -- and the media -- really work Michael Schulson
"Either I am completely wrong, or he is completely wrong": Mark Bowden on Seymour Hersh, Osama bin Laden and America's new drone war Michael Schulson
The Paleo diet is more than a fad: "The lifestyle captures a certain discontent with modernity" Michael Schulson
Marilynne Robinson talks religion, fear and the American spirit: "The left, at a basic level, lost courage, because they don’t know how to deal with the proclaimed religiosity of the other side" Michael Schulson
Longtime GOP senator lets Donald Trump have it: "There’s an audience for this self-proclaimed great man, and for the anger and hatefulness that he expresses" Michael Schulson
Are kids from religious backgrounds really more selfish than their nonreligious peers? Michael Schulson
Polygamy, progressivism and the real history of Mormon feminism: "Women who joined this movement were gender radicals" Michael Schulson
Let's make the banks serve us: How the government subsidizes the super-rich, while we pay the overdraft fees Michael Schulson
Salon's Richard Dawkins peace summit: "I am against all religion ... I think I’d call myself a lover of truth. I’m intolerant of bullsh*t" Michael Schulson
Slavoj Žižek on Obama, Bernie, sex and democracy: "That's the reality of global capitalism. Everyone is violating the rules" Michael Schulson
"We're still dealing with autism like it's this wacky historical aberration": Steve Silberman on the truth about autism Michael Schulson
"The U.S. often goes to war very overconfident about how the war will turn out" Michael Schulson
Diet fads are destroying us: Paleo, gluten-free and the lies we tell ourselves Michael Schulson
"Pagan statism": The frightening corporate/Christian alliance that invented "In God We Trust" and "One Nation Under God" Michael Schulson
"Facebook’s power is to sort what people see and to screen information. That’s basically what Google does, too" Michael Schulson
Pope Francis takes down the right: "I don’t think the bishops are going to come flocking around (Santorum) any more" Michael Schulson
"The same rhetoric you hear from religious anti-vaxxers today are the arguments made against Cotton Mather": Peter Manseau Michael Schulson
"We seem to be more frightened than we've ever been": Eula Biss on anti-vaxxers, white privilege and our strange new culture of fear Michael Schulson
William Deresiewicz: Chris Hughes "embodies—including the 'entitled little shit' part—a lot of what I'm saying" Michael Schulson
James Carroll on disarming the memory of Jesus: "America threatens the world with violence in ways that no other country does" Michael Schulson
Humanist chaplain John Figdor: "Religion introduces moral problems that wouldn't exist otherwise" Michael Schulson
Karen Armstrong on Sam Harris and Bill Maher: "It fills me with despair, because this is the sort of talk that led to the concentration camps" Michael Schulson
William Gibson: I never imagined Facebook Michael Schulson
"It’s symbolic annihilation of history, and it’s done for a purpose. It really enforces white supremacy": Edward Baptist on the lies we tell about slavery Michael Schulson
Jonathan Sacks on Richard Dawkins: "New atheists lack a sense of humor" Michael Schulson
Why artificial intelligence is the future of religion Michael Schulson
"They are intellectually underpowered and full of themselves, because they’ve been told their whole life how wonderful they are" Michael Schulson
"You want people like that to hate you": Reza Aslan on Glenn Beck, that Fox News interview, and who gets to speak for Jesus Michael Schulson