The quintessential problem of our day: playgrounds are too safe

It is hard to imagine a more contrarian statement than, "playground safety is bad," but that is the case I will make. Children deserve the right get hurt on playground equipment. You may assume that my title is being facetious, using hyperbole for effect. I am not being hyperbolic. I am dead serious. There is … Continue reading The quintessential problem of our day: playgrounds are too safe

A hoard of leftovers: the age of the activist

It's no mystery that a more socially radical faction of the left-wing has emerged, and if you have been in university in the past ~5 years, you know what I mean. In this┬áspeech, Jonah Haidt explains the radicalization of the American university. As late as the mid-1990s, the left-to-right [political] ratio [at US universities] is … Continue reading A hoard of leftovers: the age of the activist