A Blog Post With Some Links In It
July 24, 2010 2 Comments
It’s been a while since I’ve thrown a bunch of links into a post and posted the post as a blog post. Let me remedy that.
- A theory of the cause of cancer that I hadn’t heard before and can’t immediately debunk and which is potentially frightening as hell.
- Well-meant reform has unintended consequences. Go figure.
- Aretae on science and Bayesianism
- Clint Webb’s got my vote, for his honesty:
- Paul Graham explains how to lose time and money
- What is Job Creation? by Arnold Kling.
- Is there a cupcake bubble? I think so. Money quote:
“Did they really think cupcakes were different than cake?” the world will ask after the cupcake market implodes. “Why did they wait in those ridiculous lines just to buy cake?”
- Steve Sailer makes an important larger point here, that is more widely applicable:
What we’ve seen in America is the emergence of a Winner’s Class of people who, while they may endorse enthusiastically all the 1960s changes for other people, they don’t actually follow them themselves. They don’t have a child out of wedlock, they do get married, they stay married, they live amidst others like themselves, they send their kids to schools with the children of other people like themselves, and the wife often downshifts her career to invest more time in her children and in her husband’s career.
It’s almost as if ‘liberalism’ is a stealth method of sabotaging poor people to keep them that way.
- Someone really loves chocolate.
- Borepatch on scientific credibility.
- I like Morgan Freeman even better than I already did: