Monthly Archives: October 2018

Weekend Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: The Old Left is very long gone. Are white women really the problem? More. Steve Sailer has been asking an important question: Why exactly, starting in 2013, did the Dems start to go kinda nuts? Angelo Codevilla … Continue reading

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“We desperately need our own version of the First Amendment”

Fenster writes: You may have read about the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) decision a few days ago which “upheld a conviction against an Austrian woman who called the Islamic prophet Muhammed a ‘pedophile.’”

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Blank-Slate Progressivism Under Siege

Paleo Retiree writes: A question I’ve been wondering about for years: As more and more discoveries emerge from the worlds of evo-bio and genetics, how is the PC-opinion class going to contend? When the “blank slate” part of “blank slate … Continue reading

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Montaigne Again

Fenster writes: Montaigne shows up here on UR quite a bit.  I won’t do links this time.  Look ’em up if you want.  So permit me to just start in digressing. In her bio of Montaigne Sarah Bakewell describes the … Continue reading

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The Truth Shall Make You Free?

Fenster writes: A blog post by the physicist Stephen Hsu on the need to own up to group differences driven by genes. Hsu writes: We are scientists, seeking truth. We are not slaves to ideological conformity. True. But I always … Continue reading

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Weekend Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: In praise of 360 degree cameras. I’m tempted to get one myself … but would I use it more than once? Traffic circles, yay or nay? Dutch doors are awesome. Speaking of which, why isn’t more of … Continue reading

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“Killer Women”

Paleo Retiree writes: Netflix rec: My wife and I have been enjoying the documentary series “Killer Women with Piers Morgan.” In it, Morgan (a well-known British journalist) talks to convicted and imprisoned American women murderers, while cutting away to the … Continue reading

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