Archive for November, 2010
Those of us who live in The United States will celebrate Thanksgiving Day tomorrow. So in these times that “try men’s souls” it is worth considering the things you can give thanks for.
Many features of humans are sexually dimorphic, that is very different between male and female (size, facial shape, hair growth, etc). We have the oft complained about double standard between expected and rewarded male and female behavior.
One of the less acknowledged differences is the relative attractiveness of male and female red hair.
Question: What is your favorite feature (for want of a better word) on this blog?
The current big fight is between what for simplicity we can call “capitalism” and “communism.” Popular opinion would claim that communism lost. I believe that what we call capitalism may also fail, and for many of the same reasons.
I remember the excitement of Margaret Thatcher and the Conservative’s party election in 1979. Britain had just elected someone that talked about Friedrich von Hayek.
I remember excitedly following the election returns in 1980 as the Reagan landslide became clear. America too was going to dump the welfare state.