Tag Archives: Paleo


Paleo Retiree writes: Slumlord picks a nit with Theodore Dalrymple. Lloyd rediscovers the original-cast LP recording of “My Fair Lady.” Were humans happier in the Stone Age? FWIW, I take this kind of question pretty seriously. Civilization can be a lot … Continue reading

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Blowhard, Esq. writes: Brian Eno picks 20 essential books for sustaining civilization, including James Scott’s Seeing Like a State and Christopher Alexander’s A Pattern Language. Was Nietzsche right about religion? John Gray reviews books by Peter Watson and Terry Eagleton. (H/T … Continue reading

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Regicide Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Via these lectures which I’m in the middle of now (and highly recommend), today I learned that 221 years ago yesterday, Louis XVI was executed. Please mourn or celebrate as your politics require. A picture of Louis … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Dark Enlightenment Link Du Jour. People have funny talents. A wonderful tribute (by Daniel Menaker) to the Irish and, especially, their gift of gab. Evo-bio bigwig Geoffrey Miller is interviewed about whether China is engineering genius babies. Young … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: This Kevin Lamb mini-memoir of life at Newsweek parallels my own experience at the magazine almost exactly. Steve Sailer wants to know, how real is “stereotype threat”? Wheat has changed a lot since the 1960s. Paleo/Primal guru … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Will S. shares a good link and a good joke. He also tries to make some sense of all the gal-teachers-having-sex-with-male-students stories that we’ve been seeing in the news recently. Interesting population-analysis guy Peter (“Cliodynamics”) Turchin is … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: The Bank of England admits that its policies have benefited the rich and punished savers. More. I’m convinced that this says much about our era. Galz & guyz & fat: Mark Sisson offers a Primal/Paleo take on … Continue reading

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