Damon Linker is Concerned About the Height of Young People’s Happiness (Sigh)

Why do it do this to myself? Why do I read The Week. I know Damon Linker’s there. I already think of him as a gasbag and a twit. Nobody’s paying me to research his work. Reading him and giving him more than a passing thought must be akin to my impulse to tug at a hangnail. So,… Continue reading Damon Linker is Concerned About the Height of Young People’s Happiness (Sigh)

Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?

Japanese physicists claim to have created element 113. If confirmed, this would mark the first time an Asian nation has won naming rights to an element on the periodic table. Here’s hoping the data holds up. We’ll be hearing a lot over the next week or so about how much Presidential debates can change the… Continue reading Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?