The arrogance of ignorance

"TweetShareShareIt\u2019s become accepted in many quarters to associate the wielding of facts or knowledge with arrogance. Typically the term is applied to political liberals \u2013 coastal elites, the blue-state bloviators, whatever one might cal...

Brain Bar Budapest via blog posts

"\"TweetShareShareAn old friend of mine touched base a couple of months back, wondering if I’d like to do some writing for Brain Bar Budapest. My first question was: for Brain-what? As freelancers tend to do, I said yes. They were looking...

Lee Kuan Yew and the ’30 percent’

"\"TweetShareShareLee Kuan Yew, the founder of modern Singapore, died early Monday Singapore time at age 91. I had, despite living in Asia (Japan) for three years in the mid-1990s, never heard of him until a fall 1998 Fletcher School of Law and...