The Quantifiability Constraint (on Leftism)

A week or so ago I blogged about Warren Buffet’s pedestrian leftism – which gave me more occasion to ponder just why it is that there seems to be no shortage of leftist celebrities. Some speculative answers offered by Lew Rockwell(via his favorite dead Capitalists): Arrogance – intellectuals and celebrities fancy themselves smarter than the…

More Logic Lessons from my Favorite Teacher

I have often thought that if, by some miracle, IU decided to include argumentative logic in its core requirements, and if, by a further miracle, they asked me to teach it, I would simply use the IDS Opinion Page in place of a textbook. It’s a cornucopia – YES, a COR-U-COPIA – of lessons in…