Benjamin Fong
Freelance

Benjamin Y Fong is doing a PhD in the philosophy of religion at Columbia University and is an affiliate scholar at Columbia’s Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research.

Written by Benjamin Fong

The inner sanctuary: Mitt Romney addresses the Republican National Convention in the Tampa Bay Times Forum, Florida. Photo by Tom Williams/Getty

Essay/
Knowledge
Truth is a feeling

Speaking from the heart? Politicians who don’t want us questioning their facts rely on a time-honoured American trope

Benjamin Y Fong