Two views of the power of man

Summary: Two views of man’s worth and scope of choice are contrasted. One view holds that nature is immensely powerful and humbles man. The other holds that man, while of course subject to the laws of nature, has the power to reshape nature to valuable ends, achieving results nature could never accomplish. This power of […]

Intelligence – a learnable skill

Summary: Intelligence is viewed by most people as a fixed quantity, determined by genes and unchangeable. What if that isn’t true? What if, like any complex set of skills (such as swimming or driving), people can learn to improve it? Read what the research shows. And read also about which intellectual movement opposed such research. […]