“Yes, but you think you’re right all the time!”
Yes, you idiot, of course I do. Tell me an opinion you hold that you believe is false. If you do not believe your opinion is the best, why hold it at all?
Many have argued that the man who most Americans see as a demigod, Abraham Lincoln, is not the wonderfully perfect and benevolent Dear Leader that most see him as. A taste of why, the source of which I couldn’t find: 1. Saying contradictory things before different audiences. 2. Opposing racial equality. 3. Opposing giving blacks…Details
We call this Regime Uncertainty: I maintain that no matter how much cash you have on your balance sheet, or how compliant your banker might be, or how cheap the cost of money, you will not commit substantial capital to expanding your payroll or investing significant amounts to expand plant and equipment until you know…Details
Cass Sunstien, friend/advisor to the prez, is a man who has advocated all sorts of subtle tyrannies, including fines or jail time for voicing “conspiracy theories.” His most influential book, Nudge, advocates a social science technocracy based on the work of Daniel Kahneman and other influential psychologists. Sunstien now has another book, the review of…Details
A Brief History of Progressivism, that is. Why is it that Conservatives and anti-government types are all racists and scumbags, when historically it has been their opposites in pursuit of those utopias? Thou dost protest too much, lefties… How did we get here – and when did liberalism switch to a domineering ideology of power…Details
Or, why Seattle is doomed in the next 50 years or so… The Cascadia subduction zone (also referred to as the Cascadia fault) is a convergent plate boundary that stretches from northern Vancouver Island to northern California. It is a very long sloping subduction zone fault that separates the Juan de Fuca and North America…Details
This week’s Switch involved a reflection on our reliance upon sensory information and logic as immediate. The mystery of this operation involves an even more puzzling phenomenon – one I believe science will never solve. Consciousness is difficult because we only have one pane through which we may see the world, and attempts to confine…Details