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+ A half-man (or, rather, half-person) is not someone who does not have an opinion, just someone who does not take risks for it. My greatest lesson in courage came from my father — as a child, I had admired him before for his erudition, but was not overly fazed since erudition on its own…

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A Tactic to Note

The media uses many tactics to form public opinion. I have pointed out a few here, the most common being logical fallacy of all stripes. However, there is a tactic that is becoming increasingly more common that I have tangentially referenced (especially in regard to gun control) but not brought out in its own post.…

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Be Smart

From the description: Researchers at the University of Rochester have found that a simple visual task can predict IQ. In the study, individuals watched video clips of black and white bars moving across a computer screen, the same clips you will see in this video. Their sole task was to identify which direction the bars…

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