Jon Miltimore's Blog

Jon Miltimore's Blog

Dostoyevsky on Why Lust is Dangerous

Dostoyevsky on Why Lust is Dangerous

Lust and its corrupting power are a central theme in Dostoyevsky's masterpiece 'The Brothers of Karamazov.'

Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

The Associated Press is reporting that President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday.

Emma Watson just won the first ‘Gender-Neutral’ acting award. What does that mean?

Emma Watson just won the first ‘Gender-Neutral’ acting award. What does that mean?

MTV abolished gender-specific categories for acting awards this year.

The U.S. Has the Fattest Poor People in the World. Why?

The U.S. Has the Fattest Poor People in the World. Why?

The rise of obesity in the U.S. tracks closely with the expansion of America's primary food assistance program.

Jonathan Haidt: 6 Ways Universities Can Fight Intellectual Intolerance

Jonathan Haidt: 6 Ways Universities Can Fight Intellectual Intolerance

 They seem like prudent steps. The problem is that few universities seem committed to promoting intellectual diversity and tolerance.

Tolkien’s Odd Alternate Ending to 'The Lord of the Rings'

Tolkien’s Odd Alternate Ending to 'The Lord of the Rings'

In November 1944, J.R.R. Tolkien described an ending to The Lord of the Rings that fans of his epic tale will find unfamiliar. 

Millennial Journalists Behaving Badly

Millennial Journalists Behaving Badly

Writers at Vice and Gizmodo recently displayed a profound unprofessionalism in their expletive-filled rants toward NYT columnist Bret Stephens.

Why Joel Osteen is the Perfect Pastor for Our Times

Why Joel Osteen is the Perfect Pastor for Our Times

Lakewood Church pastor Joel Osteen is famous for promoting a "prosperity gospel." 

Sharyl Attkisson is (Still) Getting Stonewalled by the Justice Department

Sharyl Attkisson is (Still) Getting Stonewalled by the Justice Department

Attkisson was told by Department of Justice officials her request was denied because there was no evident “urgency to inform the public.”

Are ‘Antifascists’ Employing a Crude Form of Terrorism?

Are ‘Antifascists’ Employing a Crude Form of Terrorism?

“Any campus speaker who arouses a protest is at risk of a beating,” says NYU professor Jonathan Haidt.