Monthly Archives: April 2017

Consensus says the world will end tomorrow.

And the limited value of facts and logic in changing people’s minds:The author, Tim Requarth, correctly points out that facts and logic have limited value in changing anyone’s mind about climate science, or anything else. He speaks from experience because he teaches workshops on how to better communicate science. I like this guy. He’s on…

via Scott Adams on scientific consensus — Vox Popoli

Women are getting in the way, again.

A French intellectual observes the demise of the Left-Right political spectrum in France:The laid-off, the less educated, the mistrained—all must rebuild their lives in what Guilluy calls (in the title of his second book) La France périphérique. This is the key term in Guilluy’s sociological vocabulary, and much misunderstood in France, so it is worth…

via It’s not just the French coming apart — Vox Popoli


“But wait, that’s not the dark part. After these groups clashed, the leftist protesters took to Reddit and admitted that they lost this particular battle (I can’t believe I’m using the word “battle” to describe it), and that it was time for them to attain more combat training and better weapons, including firearms.”