You Know, You Just Don’t Matter Very Much-Two Links

Arnold Kling responds to Tyler Cowen:


‘I hypothesize that an MR blog post attracts more comments when it a) has implications for who should be raised and lowered in status, and b) has some framework in place which allows you to make analytical points, but points which ultimately translate into a conclusion about a).’


‘You can take man out of tribal society, but you cannot take tribal society out of man.’

I meant to invite you to the party, but we had a lot of people last night…sorry.


I didn’t know the man, but…this is easy to appreciate.

Roger Kimball quotes Robert Conquest:

‘Seven Ages: first puking and mewling
Then very pissed-off with your schooling
Then fucks, and then fights
Next judging chaps’ rights
Then sitting in slippers: then drooling.’