We aren’t starving for quantity, we’re drowning in garbage
Cavemen! IT nerds! Micro theory! Piggie picture!
Cephalus: How are you this fine morning? Glaucon: Ugh. C: A long night? G: I got to sleep about five. I think they were still talking. Or he was. It wa…
Kevin Munger has an interesting piece on economics imperialism — the tendency of economists to study topics that seemingly belong to other disciplines.…
Here’s Scott Alexander grading his Trump predictions, and then assessing his grading performance: According to my own judgment, I usually did better on…
The Catherine wheel, the pantomime cat...
When people who haven’t been to America talk about it, they get their ideas from the distorted cliches of the media. A land of gun nuts and COVID denie…
What does post-colonialism mean?
In part one of this series I talked about how Victorian society enforced its values and sanctioned violators. Part two described how it transmitted tho…
My previous post looked at how the Victorians enforced their values. Equally important are the institutions which taught those values in the first plac…
The former Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, gave the Reith lectures 2020, with the title How We Get What We Value. His thesis is that society has…
Being against feminism is like being against the Atlantic Ocean. It is too big to fight: a broad, deep transformation of all of society. So, some discl…