May 25, 2014
The law according to Darwin: Evolution, neuroscience and justice
In "The Descent of Man," Charles Darwin offered his views on the origin of morality, and nothing in the past century and a half suggests the great man got it wrong.
Just when you thought academia was hopeless...
Along comes the British journal Philosophy Now , which has used two illustrations by Our friend Oleg Atbashian, the ex-Soviet agitprop artist who now runs The People's Cube, an often hilarious send-up of the left.
The Volokh Conspiracy
Jonathan Haidt on Psychology and Politics
A little while back I read Jonathan Haidt's book The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion and had the opportunity to meet him and hear him speak at a book party in NYC.
Owen Jones's letter to Ukip voters exposes the Left's blind spot
I try to avoid mentioning Owen Jones because he already gets so much attention from people on the Right, including quite a lot of abuse on t'internet; the poor man's probably blocked more people than have followed me.
Daniel Hannan's interesting take on why conservatives tend to be more patriotic
Over at the New Criterion , British Member of European Parliament Daniel Hannan addresses a topic worthy of some examination: Why is it that conservatives have a near-monopoly on patriotism and the defense of traditional Western values across the Western world? Hannan, author of the recently released " Inventing Freedom " which Blaze Books covered ... (more)