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...
You Don’t Matter

You Don’t Matter

Robin DiAngelo, PhD, author of “White Fragility” and ‘White Fragility 2: Electric Boogaloo’ (actual title, “Nice Racism”), has deftly employed a cheap-trick debating trap into the cultural wedge of our time. In two words,...
Hydrogen Trumps Lithium

Hydrogen Trumps Lithium

Back in my college days, a good friend and I would theorize endlessly about how the world would change when “cheap fusion” finally gets figured out. Of course, as I sit here, four decades later, cheap fusion is still “just a couple decades...