Sociologists confused that conservatives view them as unscientific.

Sociologists confused that conservatives view them as unscientific.

A new article came out analyzing the contrast between leftists and rightist perceptions of different fields of science.  Unsurprisingly, people who tend conservative tend to view fields of “science” populated overwhelmingly with rabid social justice leftists as unscientific. I have written about this before, and have an expanded version of…

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Happy heuristic for the holidays [Polarity Shift #1]

Happy heuristic for the holidays [Polarity Shift #1]

A good heuristic for deciding how much to trust a claim about some group of humans is to exchange the groups (say with a find:replace command in word) with other groups and see if the change would result in a large swing in public perception. A large change in the…

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John Derbyshire’s “Dissidents and Doom”

John Derbyshire’s “Dissidents and Doom”

We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism by John Derbyshire Recently there has been some hand-wringing in neoreaction about the tendency for non-mainstream thinkers (i.e. neoreactionaries, among others) to be contrarian and anti-social. Well, that is true. It kind of goes along with the territory. Going against a well-established and popular…

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Green Peace Founder comes out against the Climate Apocalypse Prognosticators

Green Peace Founder comes out against the Climate Apocalypse Prognosticators

I have a number of posts which I have started minimally, or are just one rough idea in need of ironing out. Usually this happens when I have an idea or event I want to write about but don’t immediately have the time to do so. I then forget about…

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