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Run-of-the-mill stupidity

A few months ago I posted about the reactions when a Duke philosophy professor, interviewed in the campus paper, invoked a John Stuart Mill quote about stupidity and conservatives in order to explain the relative lack of conservative academics. More and more surfers have been finding that post with searches like this: js mill conservatives […]

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Rumsfeld goes, mess stays

Yesterday was Rummy’s last day. I heard some retired general interviewed on the BBC about his legacy. I find it completely incredible that there’s any sort of “on the one hand…, and on the other…” to that. The man is a complete and utter disaster. Everyone is dragging out his famous quotes, especially the one […]

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