Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Argument From Cultural Evolution

[Content note: Discussion of debate over gay marriage] [Epistemic status: Very preliminary. Probably missing something. Looking forward to hearing what.] The term “cultural evolution” is getting used a lot nowadays. In its simplest form, it just means cultures preserve useful … Continue reading

OT23: Thread, White, And Blue

This is the semimonthly open thread. Post about anything you want, ask random questions, whatever. Also: 1. Comment of the week is queenshulamit on Pope Francis being a tricksy Jesuit 2. I’m interested in switching this blog to a two-sidebar … Continue reading

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The Case Of The Famous Physicist

I. Old news, but I only just heard about it: Long Island woman says psych ward doctors believed she was delusional for insisting Obama follows her on Twitter. The story: a woman was brought in for psychiatric evaluation. During the … Continue reading

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