Nov 262014

It is futile to expect judges to uphold laws of which they disapprove when people refuse to believe anything they find unpleasant.

Nov 252014

The Dunning-Kruger effect is especially pronounced in people who know what the Dunning-Kruger effect is.

Nov 212014

Every logical fallacy is also a valid heuristic.

Nov 202014

Beware the Houyhnhnms. The Yahoos are of no consequence.

Nov 192014

The first trick every utterly unreasonable person masters is a calm and reasonable appearance.

Nov 182014

Better a handout than a sermon, and better neither than both.

Nov 172014

Working on an easy task when you are capable of a hard one is a particularly insidious form of procrastination.