John Kerry and This Little Thing Called the Internet

In a recent speech at the U.S. Embassy in Brazil, John Kerry made some very telling remarks about the difficulties of governance in the digital age: I’m a student of history, and I love to go back and . . . think about the 18th, 19th centuries and the balance of power and how difficult it […]

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Millennials are Self-Centered Know-It-Alls, but You Knew that Already

A fairly recent article in Time and a bunch of other follow-ups all tell us the obvious: Millennials are not only generally helpless and incompetent, we are also more full of ourselves than an Ouroboros. Two statistics should suffice to sketch the dismal picture: Millennials (ages 18–30) are far more likely than members of previous […]

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Evolutionists Still Search In Vain for Roots of Cooperation

In the past, cooperation was a difficult thing to account for from an evolutionary standpoint. How could cooperation between organisms evolve if the primary operative machinery of evolution is individual survival? John Nash’s studies on the prisoner’s dilemma had already made it clear that, from a standpoint of math and probability, the best individual outcome […]

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