The world now knows a surplus of meaning like a nuclear apocalypse. Bombs fall all around us. But we shall not be free until the last fact is strangled with the entrails of the last scruple. This is perhaps what Donald Trump is achieving.Read more "The Mark: Take It Or Leave It"
epistemic status: Blood and Gasoline I have been asked by the good folk at SlateStarCodex’s subreddit (Scott Alexander sure has his supporters, no matter how much he deserves the fight he started) to harden up my case a little bit and make the bet more attractive to Scott so he will participate. Given that […]Read more "Bumaye!"
I normally quite like Scott Alexander. Like me, I suspect he’s never had more of a creative peak or a vulnerable period than early 2016. I also suspect I would remind him of his patients. I’m fun that way. This is why it amazes me…worries me, even, when I come down from a manic phase […]Read more "Unfortunately, It Is The Current Year"
On the road…to Armageddon! Source: Putin on the RitzRead more "Putin on the Ritz"