Monthly Archives: September 2021

Pompous Luke (9-27-21)

05:00 Moral Acrobatics: How We Avoid Ethical Ambiguity by Thinking in Black and White, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=142074 07:00 Lives on the Edge: Profiles in Sex, Love and Death, https://www.lulu.com/en/us/shop/luke-ford/lives-on-the-edge-profiles-in-sex-love-and-death/paperback/product-19qmzrv.html?page=1&pageSize=4 10:00 Holly Randall: Jasmin St. Claire: America’s Most Controversial Sex Symbol, https://youtu.be/DRgxPfT4vdo?t=1446 29:00 … Continue reading

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Trump 2024

00:00 WP: Our constitutional crisis is already here, https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/09/23/robert-kagan-constitutional-crisis/ 06:00 LEAKED GRANT PROPOSAL DETAILS HIGH-RISK CORONAVIRUS RESEARCH, https://theintercept.com/2021/09/23/coronavirus-research-grant-darpa/ 10:00 Why you feel tired all the time, https://time.com/6099133/why-you-feel-tired-all-the-time/ 12:00 12 Mindless Habits That Are Secretly Exhausting You, https://www.huffpost.com/entry/habits-exhausting-you_l_61489344e4b0175a18347a6f 16:00 Religion in … Continue reading

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Moral Acrobatics: How We Avoid Ethical Ambiguity by Thinking in Black and White

Here are some highlights from this 2021 book by psychologist Philippe Rochat: * Rare are the ultrastrict law abiders. The fact is that in all countries giving as little as possible to the taxman is a national sport. We tend … Continue reading

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DSM: A History of Psychiatry’s Bible

Here are some highlights from this 2021 book by sociologist Allan V. Horwitz: * The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) of the American Psychiatric Association pervades our culture. Since publication of the manual’s third edition in 1980, … Continue reading

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‘Academia Is Establishing A Permanent Surveillance Bureaucracy That Will Soon Govern The Rest Of Us’

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