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Godwine's law

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:13
Somehow I accidentally stumbled on this G&M article on the apparent popularity of Canadian icewine in Asia, and while I suspect that any comment thread that comes here will eventually descend into a discussion of booze (Godwine’s law?), what... Mandos http://politblogo.typepad.com/

Overrated insect parables

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 08:19
What would happen in a post-scarcity, fully-automated society? I’ve posted previously on this subject. Now neoliberal economist Brad DeLong makes a contribution on the subject in response to tycoon and venture capitalist Peter Thiel. You see, Thiel believes in... Mandos http://politblogo.typepad.com/

Apologies...

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:26
…if you’ve heard all this before. Really. I’m sorry for any offence you might take. In advance. I haven’t reviewed the no-doubt vast interdisciplinary literature on the subject, but I’m getting tired of these apology thingies, for which again I... Dr.Dawg http://drdawgsblawg.ca/

Apologies...

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:19
…if you’ve heard all this before. Really. I’m sorry for any offence you might take. In advance. I haven’t reviewed the no-doubt vast interdisciplinary literature on the subject, but I’m getting tired of these apology thingies, for which again I... Dr.Dawg http://drdawgsblawg.ca/

Diptych

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 07:06
Islamic Reformation and institutional libertarianism are two unrelated (or are they?) themes that I am going to cram into one brief post especially since our gracious host is not holding up his end here, heh. (Hint hint.) Of course,... Mandos http://politblogo.typepad.com/