Monthly Archives: June 2012

Can Richard Posner do arithmetic?

Slate has published a letter from Richard Posner criticising Scalia’s dissent on the Arizona immigration case. Posner is typically shallow in blathering uncritically about how immigration helps everyone. Things get more interesting when Posner takes aim at Scalia’s statement that … Continue reading

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Darwin on Race, Species, and Sub-species

One of the main questions Darwin faces in the Descent of Man is whether man one species or several. He knows that different races are different: There is, however, no doubt that the various races, when carefully compared and measured, … Continue reading

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Bill Maher on making women nod

Bill Maher is an ass, but he is sometimes more perceptive than the media orthodoxy, and is independent enough to push just an inch out of the PC box, as in these clips.

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In Search of the Rational Anti-Racist, part 6: Charles Darwin

In establishing the common descent of man, Charles Darwin put to rest any notion of discrete and separately created races of man. This endears him to anti-racists, and it’s even been asserted that by establishing common descent Darwin discredited any … Continue reading

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Cambridge academic under fire for an excess of good sense

Mirabile dictu! A sensible man at Cambridge. A Cambridge University academic came under pressure to resign last night after students protested that he operates a website that features Nazi imagery, describes female immigrants as “exotic fruit” and claims that black … Continue reading

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Athenians on Marriage

Three passages on marriage from fourth century B.C. Athens. One anonymous: Poor men! We sold away our freedom of speech and our comfort and lead the life of slaves with our wives. We’re not free. We can’t say we don’t … Continue reading

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Links

1. Counter-Currents has an article critical of game. Nothing new, but there’s some worthwhile discussion in the comments. Worth a read for those interested in intersection between manosphere and alt-right. 2. The New York Times has a piece on the … Continue reading

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