Timothy Sandefur's Articles
Politics & Rights, Science & Technology
Entrepreneurs in Space
Timothy Sandefur July 26, 2019
New frontiers typically have been explored and tamed, not by government entities but by entrepreneurs who, thanks to the profit motive, have found more efficient and sustainable pathways to discovery and innovation. There’s no reason why the final frontier can’t be settled the same way.
Arts & Culture, History
Zora Neale Hurston Put Nothing above Independence
Timothy Sandefur July 18, 2019
“I do not share the gloomy thought that Negroes in America are doomed to be stomped out,” wrote Zora Neale Hurston. “We will go where the internal drive carries us like everybody else. It is up to the individual.”
Arts & Culture
Suffused with Sunlight: The Paintings of John White Alexander
Timothy Sandefur June 17, 2019
John White Alexander’s paintings demonstrated refined romanticism and a sense of benevolent, sunlit tranquility.
Arts & Culture
Tulsa’s Art Deco Heritage
Timothy Sandefur June 11, 2019
Art deco sought to reconcile industrial mass production with the fine arts in a way that was both inspirational and elegant: to replace the stately permanence of classical architecture with a vibrancy and dynamism appropriate to the new technological age.
Science & Technology
Thanks to Science, Allergies Don’t Have to Keep You Down
Timothy Sandefur May 24, 2019
Allergy medications enhance the lives of millions of people, and contrary to some “experts,” there’s nothing vain or immoral about them.