Monthly Archives: July 2013

Race and Crime in America

Ron Unz on race and crime in America This is a long article, but it’s worth reading the whole thing. I learned some things I didn’t expect to. Of course I already knew that the relationship between race and crime … Continue reading

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Bayesianity: How Scientists Think About Evidence

Most people don’t understand conditional probability and Bayes’s Theorem, which are the scientifically correct tools for reasoning using probabilities. I am going to give a simple example that I guarantee most people will understand AFTER they see the answer, and … Continue reading

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Double Drone Strikes

U.S. Drone Warfare: Secondary Strikes Target First Responders This is way worse than I thought. A drone strike is an act of war, but can sometimes be justified just as war can sometimes be justified. I don’t see how this … Continue reading

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NY Times: trials should be about racial history rather than the facts of the case

http://www.althouse.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-zimmerman-trial-needs-to-be-more.html The article from the NY Times that Ann Althouse savagely deconstructs here is a perfect example of the utter corruption of journalism (not that it was ever a paragon of objectivity and fairness, but this article is from the … Continue reading

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