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Civilizational Collapse

 I have this idea that every civilization that collapsed (Mayan, Egyptian, Babylonian, Indus Valley), and 99% of all recorded civilizations have collapsed, and left us only archaeological remains, had within it two main groups: One group lets call them “conservatives”, though I am … Continue reading

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Conservatives, Hierarchy and Gay Marriage

  I had an insight the other day about Gay Marriage. Based on my friend Jon Haidt’s work on the moral foundations of different political stances, I tend to see conservatives as among other things big on ordered-hierarchy. The sort … Continue reading

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The Myth of The American Political Intelligence

It would be hard to beat the chutzpah of this piece in Esquire by Tom Junod, link below. I think it has some interesting perspectives too, might even be right? But what it misses is the distinction I have made in … Continue reading

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