In the late 1880s Darwin’s cousin, Francis Galton advocated applying scientific insights to human reproduction. He label his proposed science “eugenics.” Galton argued that just as physical traits were obviously inherited, the same could be said for mental qualities. In … Read more
The Roots of Religious Nihilism
What is “Left Hayekianism”?
Language, Power, Care and Childhood
Changes in what words are dropped from the Oxford Junior Dictionary point to troubling shifts in the words that dominate not just adult life, but also that of children I discuss this worrisome trend in The Language of Power and … Read more