Collectivist Bias

Collectivist Bias

I recently dubbed “great” the it-word of the day. That proclamation served my thoughts of that moment, but does short shrift to the tomes worth of other it-words and phrases that relentlessly assault our eyes and ears in these modern, turbulent times. One...
The Cognitive Elite

The Cognitive Elite

A couple decades back, I briefly dated a British woman who, in a political conversation whose specific subject is lost to memory, voiced the phrase: Because we’re smarter than they are. That, as opposed to the particulars of our discussion, seared itself in my...
Tribes Fight

Tribes Fight

I like Jordan Peterson. Those four words, in and of themselves, are sufficient to induce some on the Left to call me a long stream of obscenities and nasty names, derogatory (and false) labels, and dismiss me as an irredeemable, deplorable, a bitter clinger, a racist....
Encouraging The Epidemic

Encouraging The Epidemic

No, not that epidemic. The obesity epidemic. Ours is a marvelously schizophrenic society, and it’s almost nowhere more apparent than in its duality regarding obesity. We hear constant concern about an obesity epidemic, about it being a public health crisis, and...