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Zealot’s Claims Only Serve to Reaffirm Faith

Reza Aslan is an Iranian-American writer and scholar of religions. He is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside, a Research Associate at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy, and a contributing editor for The Daily Beast.   His latest book, Zealot, offers an alternative […]

Maybe the Glass Is Half FULL?! A Hardened Pessimist Reevaluates Life

I’m not known for my optimism. Pessimism is my default, and in general that serves me well as an editor and a business owner. (If you don’t see the glass as half-empty, how do you know the customer needs a refill?) So it’s rare for me to say something went […]