Malcolm Gladwell slowly dressed down by Pinker in... →
“The common thread in Gladwell’s writing is a kind of populism, which seeks to undermine the ideals of talent, intelligence and analytical prowess in favor of luck, opportunity, experience and intuition.” & “cherry-picked anecdotes, post-hoc sophistry and false dichotomies” Etc. Review reminds me of this well-worded Guardian review of Superfreakonomics....
I seem to have a thing for songs with lyrics that...
Renewed Division: U2's Free Berlin Concert to Take... →
I think the German word for this is “Idiotisch”.