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...
Stupid Little Bolsheviks

Stupid Little Bolsheviks

The educational hubbub of our time is the debate over teaching Critical Race Theory in our schools. Teachers’ unions, the Biden administration, and many progressive politicians have advocated its inclusion in the core curriculum, and some districts have already...
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...