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Religion as a Community-Bonding Fiction by Russell Nieli. Jonathan Haidt is that rare breed in academia—a genuinely independent-minded scholar who has displayed real courage in bucking the most harmful conformist trends in his professional field. A highly regarded professor of [...]
Race, IQ, and Wealth by Ron Unz. At the end of April, Charles Kenny, a former World Bank economist specializing in international development, published a blistering attack in Foreign Policy entitled “Dumb and Dumber,” with the accusatory subtitle “Are development [...]
Jared Diamond on Western Civilization: ‘You Didn’t Build That’ by William Tucker. When Mitt Romney made his remarks about culture accounting for the differing success made by Palestinians and Israelis in cultivating the meager resources of the Eastern Mediterranean, he [...]