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If I gave into my urge to cite every parallel between the experience of fighting for THR and Paul Krugman’s fights to get us out of the economics depression — against hoards of powerful and fact-averse opponents who become even … Continue reading
From one of the worlds of macroeconomics — which is almost entirely different from the subject of this blog in terms of political leanings and subject matter, but remarkably similar in terms of politics and basic science — comes this … Continue reading
From the blog of author (and one of the most insightful people in the world), David Brin: CITOKATE: Criticism Is The Only Known Antidote to Error. Too bad it tastes so awful, to be on the receiving end… so that most of … Continue reading
by Carl V Phillips For those who do not follow me on Twitter, you might like to see my definition and defense of harm reduction in a mere 72 words, using an editor that restricts you to the 1000 most … Continue reading
I don’t usually just link to a blog post unless I have something to add (that is what twitter is for). But anything I could write would take longer to read than the original, which is just perfect, and I … Continue reading
by Carl V Phillips Dick Puddlecote just posted a nice analysis of the annoying tendency of cannabis users to attack tobacco (and alcohol) use and users, motivated in part by a misguided notion that by joining the attack on other … Continue reading
Just a quick aside today. I only just noticed the hilarious “warning” message on the shopping page SnusCentral.com: US Government Mandated Warnings for Americans: Depending on the month, this product can cause mouth cancer, can cause gum disease and tooth … Continue reading
Just a quick aside: I was just noticing some examples of the common ANTZ practice of responding to justifiable ridicule (about anti-THR lies or their general tobacco prohibition campaigns) by suggesting the existence of criticism is evidence that their critics … Continue reading