Friday, November 15, 2013

Weekend Links

Here's an interesting article in the New Yorker that adds a measure of perspective to the growing concern over the quality of the scientific endeavor in the last several decades.  Excellent article.

Do you know what a "conceptual package-deal" is? Well, you need to.  Learn about it here.

How the communal Puritan Pilgrims discovered the life-saving power of private property in the New World.

Since time immemorial, tyrants have prefered their citizenry to be unarmed, a fact fully understood  by Hitler.