I wrote a bit about George Mason economist Robin Hanson last week and the blog post that he wrote in April that’s created quite a stir. In response to the media flap […]
The stack of books on my nightstand expands and collapses with the ebb and flow of my free time. It’s a good indicator of how much I have going on in my […]
Entropy a : the degradation of the matter and energy in the universe to an ultimate state of inert uniformity. b : a process of degradation or running down or a trend to disorder. Every […]
Societal optimists make a point about the positive bend in the arc of a historical narrative by imagining the 50-year newspaper.
Nothing about me would lead anyone to believe that I am a man of faith. I am, at my very core, a believer in Bayesian logic. In my natural state, the world […]
I’ve seen it in the comments section of my blog enough times to recognize the pattern. Invariably, someone throws down the gauntlet. “If you want my guns, come and get them.“
I used to hunt people. They were violent men who were trying to kill other people. Sometimes it was the innocent they were after. Other times it was the less innocent—my friends […]
They’re all walking out today. And I support it. I’m guilty though. I’ve been playing both sides of an argument. I realized it when I read an article posted by Alex Tabarak, […]
I started writing this post last year the night I took my boys to see Thor Ragnarok. As has happened too often over the last two years though, a mass shooting, this […]
Watching gun rights advocates try to figure out what to do with the children of the #neveragain movement over the last week or so has been an interesting lesson.