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Entries from November 21st, 2012

Belated Election Thoughts

November 21st, 2012 by Inspector · 9 Comments · Culture, Politics

People don’t learn from economic disasters alone. History has shown again and again that no matter how stark a disaster proves that a policy has failed, people can be convinced that the failure was due to not enough of it. Every stimulus in history didn’t fail… they just weren’t big enough. We need a bigger […]

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November 6, 2012

November 10th, 2012 by Myrhaf · 8 Comments · Uncategorized

I thought Romney would win in a landslide. I was not alone. There was a lot of confidence on the right. Even Romney’s campaign, with all its super-secret polling that is supposed to be so much better than anything we laymen see, was surprised by the defeat on November 6, 2012. How could we get […]

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By Grace of “Amazing”: How Cory Doctorow is Helping to Destroy His Own Professed Values

November 9th, 2012 by Jim May · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

  The men who are not interested in philosophy need it most urgently: they are most helplessly in its power. The men who are not interested in philosophy absorb its principles from the cultural atmosphere around them—from schools, colleges, books, magazines, newspapers, movies, television, etc. Who sets the tone of a culture? A small handful […]

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