There is a sterile perfection in the prim and prattish god of order

The orgies and drunken frenzies of the god of wine — immoderate but exhilarating

The default conservative reverence for ancient architecture too easily produces bogus, formulaic buildings

The Austrian philosopher and 20th-century genius disabled others and inspired decades of needless self-destruction among his disciples

Post-doctoral studies may be a waste of time in the future world of work

The Royal Navy’s two new flagships may be too unwieldy and vulnerable

The modernist mentality revels in optimism and opportunity

The little-known Bolzano formed remarkably modern conceptions of logical truth and probability

Skilled jobs such as carpentry and nursing will be at a premium in an automated world

“Anti-weapons” are much better value for money than aircraft carriers