Shake Up Your Thinking

The Case For Embracing Horror

Writer Gemma Files's Dangerous Idea? There are upsides to embracing horror -- spending time playing out negative scenarios in fiction can lead to a more positive life.

Let's Change the Way We Think About Thinking

Anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann's Dangerous Idea? To be better adjusted, change the way you think about thinking.

Steven Weinberg's Dangerous Idea

What's Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg's Dangerous Idea? How beauty leads to scientific discovery.

LIberals! Go Out and Buy a Gun!

Ginger Strand, the author of The Brothers Vonnegut, has a dangerous idea. She thinks liberals need to go out and buy a gun!

Dangerous Idea: Universal Basic Income

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Robin Chase is the co-founder of ZipCar. Her Dangerous Idea? A universal basic income.

Artist Molly Crabapple On Why Borders Are Unnecessary

Artist and activist Molly Crabapple believes borders are soon becoming a thing of the past.

Modern Monkeywrenching

David Gessner's Dangerous Idea? Modern monkeywrenching that won't be perceived as "terrorism."

App Intelligence

App Intelligence? Santa Fe Institute president David Krakauer says we're on the verge of abdicating our free will to everyday apps.