Semantics

To Err Is Human, to Detect Divine

The pedant seeks error, not truth, and delights to find it. Indeed, the search for error m...

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Warshington

Is Bolton Steering Trump into War with Iran?

"Stop the ENDLESS WARS!" implored President Donald Trump in a Sunday night tweet. Well,...

Deep Thoughts

Shaun King

Nonwhite Privilege

Did you hear the one about the white and the Asian who went to court over a black man’s ...

News

Eric Black, Jr.

Stubbing Your Toe While Rushing to Judgment

On Sunday, December 30 2018 near Houston, TX at around 6:50AM, a seven-year-old black girl...

News

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Most Jarring, Marring, and Scarring Headlines SHOULD FAT-SHAMING BE A HATE...

Architecture

This Property Is Condemned

It is said that Ivan the Terrible ordered that the principal architect of St. Basil’s Ca...

The Untold Story

Psychology’s War on Men

It’s often been pointed out that Jordan Peterson’s huge following is mostly male. And ...

Joe Bob's America

Herb Kelleher and the Flying Bus

NEW YORK—My only conversation with Herb Kelleher happened in the mid-’70s, before he...

Politics

Media Throw Everything at Wall to See What Sticks

Now that Trump has finally turned to the campaign promise that won him the election -- bui...

Cultural Caviar

The Fundamental Constant of Sociology

With the perennial race-IQ controversy back in the news, due to The New York Times attempt...

Rude Remarks

Louis C.K.

Louis C.K. Beats Off the Mob

When I was growing up, my great passion was comedy. Monty Python, National Lampoon, George...

Politics

No, This Is Not JFK’s Democratic Party

Speaker Nancy Pelosi's House has more women, persons of color and LGBT members than any Ho...

Zeitgeist

So What If Jesus Was Jewish?

Last time I looked at a map, the Middle East was not part of Europe. Neither is it a part ...