James Williams is a freelance copywriter and editor living in St. Louis.
Is Money the Root of All Good? | 27 Jun 2017 // 5:30 AM
A celebrated philosopher wonders if everything we believe about money is all wrong.
With the Holiday Shopping Season Rapidly Approaching, Is the Ancient Virtue of Frugality Possible? | 13 Nov 2016 // 9:15 PM
Contemporary "frugalists" are only playing at a virtue that previous generations practiced, willingly or not, to an unenviable degree.
The Market Knows All and Sees All | 19 Oct 2016 // 9:45 PM
Renowned theologian Harvey Cox examines contemporary belief and modern America gods: Market, DOW, Nasdaq, and more in The Market As God.
Whatever the Future May Hold, Paper Has a Rich History | 2 Jun 2016 // 4:30 AM
The Paper Trail makes the case that paper is one of history's most revolutionary technologies even as its contemporary importance fades.
Is Religion Really the Root of Human Violence? | 5 Jan 2016 // 4:00 AM
In a vast survey of human history and religion, Karen Armstrong insists that the link between religion and violence is greatly exaggerated.