Lightning Round – 2015/06/02

Don’t worry, despair. More.
Related: There will be no big event.
Related: Taleb refutes Pinker on war.

The Benedict Option.

A short argument for traditions.

A society of emasculated liars is easy to control.

The victimocracy.

Conquest’s Second Law.

Genetic failure.
Related: Are women without children failures?
Related: On young women who don’t want children.
Related: A divorced woman tells of the reality behind her happy lies.

On functional institutions.

Glanton quits Social Matter.

Expropriation and elite insecurity.

A comic on agency.

Half of science is wrong. An underestimate?
Related: The unreliability of science.
Related: Science magazine is not science.

When public policy meets elementary biology.

The moron elite.
Related: Re-educating the education.

The electoral addiction.
Related: The Athenians wanted democracy and got it good and hard.

The shape of censorship.
Related: Twister, a secure Twitter clone.

There is no solution to diversity.

Cargo cult liberalism.

Those old, effective, competent racists.

New Blog: American Identitaire. Tactical consideration.

Why thrust agency on those who neither want nor have it?

Why little countries become big symbols.

The end of the student loan bubble.

A review of Sarah Perry’s book: Every Cradle is a Grave.

A pill divided.

Calling writers: Irrational wiki.


Moral ambiguity.

On worship.

Vox answers some questions on Christianity and homosexuality.
Related: Gays and HIV.

The Anglican Church suffers the fruits of apostasy.

Sexual libertinism and trust.

Respectful submission.

On troublesome mother-in-laws. More. Related.

The mental health of women.


The non-profit tweeconomy.

Chuck C Johnson suspended from Twitter.

Transabled go mainstream. The ride never slows.

The end of the National Review. Related.

Top down patriotism.

The real reason for the anti-tobacco crusade.

The negative sum game of publishing and demographics.
Related: A lesson in opportunity costs in publishing.

Vox responds to Eric Flint and Mercedes Lackey.

Silk Road creator sentenced to life. More.

How to turn a liberal hipster into a capitalist tyrant in one evening.

More on AI risk.

A right-winger’s adventures in welfareland.

Pell at Cracked again: 6 Things you Learn Getting Paid to Troll.

The death of newspapers.

Autistic boy discovered to be a physics genius after removal from public school.

H/T: Land


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