Daily Archive: February 27, 2011


Quote for the day

“The operation of a peer-matching network would be simple. The user would identify himself by name and address and describe the activity for which he sought a peer. A computer would send him back...


The malleability of political categories

Responding to my view that we should defer to experts in certain fields, co-blogger Rufus writes: I understand why you accept the logic in both cases [i.e. the view that global warming exists and...


Why don’t we treat free trade like global warming?

Belief in anthropogenic global warming is a sort of political signifier for American liberals – if you don’t think human activity is changing the Earth’s climate, they’re probably not going to take you very...