Robert Jensen

Robert Jensen is a professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin and a board member of the Third Coast Activist Resource Center in Austin. His latest books are Arguing for Our Lives: A User’s Guide to Constructive Dialogue and We Are All Apocalyptic Now: On the Responsibilities of Teaching, Preaching, Reporting, Writing, and Speaking Out.

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The Soul Seeker

A neuroscientist's search for the human essence

There’s a struggle going on inside the brain of David Eagleman for the soul of David Eagleman. That is, there might be such a struggle if Eagleman’s brain believed that Eagleman had a soul, which he is not sure about. … Read More


Media Observer

Covering the Naked Emperor

When the missiles and bombs rained down on Iraq in December, the irony was striking, and painfully obvious: to force Iraq to comply with United Nations Security Council resolutions concerning weapons inspections, the United States and Great Britain violated the … Read More