"Talks a good game about freedom when out of power, but once he’s in – bam! Everyone's enslaved in the human-flourishing mines."

Monthly Archives: December 2014

OT10: We Thread Kings

This is the semimonthly open thread. Post about anything you want, ask random questions, whatever. Also: 1. Drethelin has made a #slatestarcodex IRC channel on Freenode. If you use IRC, you already know what to do – if not, there’s … Continue reading

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Framing For Light Instead Of Heat

I. Ezra Klein uses my analysis of race and justice as a starting point to offer a thoughtful and intelligent discussion of what exactly it means to control for something in a study. I’m not really going to call it … Continue reading

Book Review: On The Road

I. There’s a story about a TV guide that summarized The Wizard of Oz as “Transported to a surreal landscape, a young girl kills the first woman she meets, then teams up with three complete strangers to kill again.” It’s … Continue reading

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