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My wife, youngest daughter, and I have been watching the new Selena series on Netflix, and in honor of Selena Quintanilla and her family, this week’s Music Monday features a live recording of her first big hit “Dame un beso.” … Continue reading
Sunday is supposed to be a day of rest and reflection, so let’s reflect on this: media bias and social media censorship. Remember when journalists propaganda agents at Jeff Bezos’ Washington Post reported that the Russian military was paying bounties … Continue reading
We heard the latest news from Havana, Cuba: “Raul Castro confirmed Friday he is stepping down as the head of the Communist Party of Cuba, the most powerful position on the island.” As far as I am concerned, however, he … Continue reading
Alternative Title: No Lockdowns without Just Compensation! You may remember the case of Shelley Luther, the Dallas beauty salon owner who was thrown in jail for defying a bogus court order shutting down her business during the pandemic. But have … Continue reading
Via Brian Leiter (see here), I just found out that philosopher Ed Gettier has died. (He died on March 23 of this year; here is a short bio.) Professor Gettier’s greatest contribution to philosophy was this three-page paper, published in … Continue reading
Following up on my “Music Monday” and “Twitter Tuesday” blog posts, I have also decided to begin a new series of blog posts on Wednesdays under the general heading “What could go wrong?” Generally speaking, whenever we try to improve … Continue reading
Alternative Title: Self-Cancellation Update When I “self-cancelled” myself from Facebook and Twitter for Lent (see here), little did I realize what a great feeling of unadulterated relief I would feel to stay off social media for good. Instead of wasting … Continue reading
Although I love this map, I do have one quibble with it: I thought that the UK had an unwritten constitution.
Does the growing clamor from university administrators for “diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice” include intellectual or ideological diversity? Should it? Either way, we may soon be able to measure the level of “viewpoint diversity” at major public universities in Florida. … Continue reading