Articles and Op-Eds
The Spiritual Significance of the Rise of AI
As we find that machines can’t become conscious, this illuminates humanity’s higher purpose.
Honoring Both Indigenous and European Traditions
Both kinds of traditional knowledge can be respected and safely included by using a liberal approach.
Does Human Nature Evolve?
What does it mean, in general terms, to be human?
Real Clear Politics Op-Ed on Abortion Rights
By extinguishing Roe v. Wade’s constitutional abortion rights, the court has created the acute need for a national compromise
Critique of the Week: David Brooks
The Politics of Pride and Shame: Integrating 1776 and 1619
A culturally synthetic interpretation of history can help reconcile America’s competing moral systems
Why Centrism Fails and How to Overcome Hyperpolarization
Contemporary political centrism is rooted in a worldview that is in the process of being superseded by the progress of history
USA Today Op-Ed: 'Mrs. America' shows how art can bridge our nation's cultural, partisan divisions
Real Clear Politics Op-Ed: Progressives Can Show Evangelicals They Don’t Need Trump
Towards a Post-Progressive Political Perspective
Using “cultural intelligence” to integrate more gratitude into our grievances
Critique of the Week: Jonathan Haidt
Critique of the Week: George Packer’s Four Americas
Platform of Policy Recommendations
Our policy recommendations seeks win-win-win political solutions by integrating the values of modernism, progressivism, and traditionalism.
Countering Objections Whitepaper
Responses to 12 potential objections to our developmental political approach.
Cultural Intelligence Practice
This exercise is designed to evolve your consciousness by expanding the scope of what you are able to value.
Polarization Charts & Graphics
This series of graphics shows how America’s three major map onto the familiar political spectrum of left and right.
Critique of the Week: Ross Douthat
Fulcrum Op-Ed: Polarization is more of a cultural problem than a political one
Growing Out of America’s Divided Culture
Keystone College lecture from 2017: text and slides
Appreciating the Upside of Nationalism
Civic Nationalism considered from a developmental perspective, from 2017
Fostering Evolution in Islamic Culture
Cultural evolution is really the only viable permanent solution to radical Islamism, from 2015
Depolarizing the American Mind
2014 article proposing a “synthesis platform” designed to address the America’s political stalemate
Climate Change Campaign Plan
2013 white paper focusing on the cultural dimensions of ameliorating climate change