Daily Archive: May 24, 2011


From a friend’s Facebook update: “The most valuable lesson from the Camping Rapture incident? If you make apocalyptic predictions, make them secular. Paul Erhlich is a tenured professor at Stanford.”

From Poetry to Classroom

John Talbot discusses the history of (Classical) translation, and the flaws of the task’s contemporary nature.  A worthwhile, but slightly lengthy read, if you’re into that sort of thing.

Moral Evolution

I don’t have a lot to add, but I was tremendously impressed by this.

The economics of free-market unions

Over at Forbes I respond to these two excellent pieces by Adam Ozemik by channeling Kevin Carson, Will Wilkinson, and Timothy Carney. If you’d like, you could even stop over and say hello in...