It’s an odd term, “9/11 Liberal”, but it seems to have some truth to it: a Liberal on nearly all things, save for their pro-war stance concerning the issue of Islamist terrorism. Here’s a little video of Salman Rushdie on Bill Maher discussing this issue: I ceased being a “Liberal” long ago and took the… [Read More]
War, what is it good for? Apparently, altruism. In a paper published in Science, Samuel Bowels and Jung-Kyoo Choi took a game-theoretic approach to studying the evolutionary roots of both altruism and parochialism. They concluded that neither would have likely evolved alone, but instead co-evolved, together being a powerful combination in the survival kit of… [Read More]
Christians Protest the war. More at the Proletarian.