Autumn 2014

Cover Story

Instant Gratification

As the economy gets ever better at satisfying our immediate, self-serving needs, who is minding the future?

by Paul Roberts


Why Science Is Not Enough

Only through our imagination can we know the world

by John Lukacs

Going Haywire

Delusions can occur in perfectly “normal” people

by Richard Restak

Frankfurt, Farewell

A family escaped the Nazis in 1939, finding refuge in America, but its hardships were far from over

by Werner Gundersheimer


A South African family of privilege kept its secrets

by Sheila Kohler

A Tale of War and Forgetting

Rescuing the memory of a cataclysm

by Neil Shea