Daily Archive: August 8, 2011

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Self-Referential Post

I confess: I’ve been engaged here at the League for this long only so that I can get my hands on the behind-the-scenes interface. Now that Erik has fallen for my long-laid plan, I’m...

17

Question on Empiricism

I know what you’re going to say: I’m getting you to do my homework for me! But I’m working on designing my Enlightenment course today and I’m trying to select a single text for the English Empiricism...

19

Introduction/Overture/Prologue

It appears that my long-time moniker RTod is going the way of the buggy whip, “Trumwill,” and the edginess once associated with the Simpsons as I join the League’s regular posting… um… stable? Team? ...

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At My Real Job: The Decline of Men

At Cato Unbound this month, Kay Hymowitz looks at the trends and considers whether men are in decline: Women today are entering adulthood with more education, more achievements, more property, and, arguably, more money...

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Rick Perry’s Christian America

~by Tom Van Dyke Well, the problem isn’t perhaps-GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry attending a semi-political prayer meeting. This stuff happens all the time. [His playing Pontifex Maximus for it and the potential political...

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Politics is policy is policy is politics

In a response to my latest, Kevin Drum goes into greater detail as to why he finds the criticism and advice doled out by Westen (among others) unconvincing. I think he makes some good...

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The Affluent (and Downgraded, Debt-Laden) Society

The late preeminent liberal economist John Kenneth Galbraith once complained in The Affluent Society that where Democrats once stood for an issue of great importance in emphasizing production, they lost that issue by misunderstanding...