Carlos De Melo

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There’s No Such Thing as Free Will

But we’re better off believing in it anyway.<p>For centuries, philosophers and theologians have almost unanimously held that civilization as we know it depends on a widespread belief in free will—and that losing this belief could be calamitous. Our codes of ethics, for example, assume that we can …


Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and the Rise of Invisible TV Humor

How Arrested Development and others, including Tina Fey's new Netflix gem, have changed comedy with jokes you'll miss if you blink.<p><i>Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt</i>, the new Netflix show co-created by Tina Fey, is a comedy about deep pain and inexplicable cheerfulness. From the opening credits, in which …


2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost

by Sue Mead<p>Launched in 2009 as a slightly smaller luxury model within the Rolls-Royce line-up, the Ghost is positioned below the flagship Phantom. It rocketed the marque—known for opulence and magnificence—to “verticalized success,” as Rolls-Royce set its sights on a different buyer. “This bold new …