Enlightenment

In the 17th century, Galileo challenged the Pope at the risk of death by publishing evidence that the earth revolved around the sun, not the other way around. And in reality, it is perhaps the West’s most dangerous idea—because it stops at nothing. Portrait of Galileo by Giusto Sustermans via Wikimedia Commons<br />

The West’s most dangerous idea

5 min read . 06 Aug 2014
<br />Last word: The Nobel laureate addresses a gathering of industrialists and economists in Delhi in 2004. AFP<br />

The rational synthesis

3 min read . 07 Aug 2009