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Crooked Timber

Crooked Timber

Crooked Timber

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Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made

  • Source type: Blog
  • On Ebuzzing since: 07/27/2007
  • Ebuzzing score: 27.8242
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English

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    Greg Grandin writes in The Nation: Born in 1927, Gabriel García Márquez was 87 when he died last week. According to his younger brother, Jaime, he had been suffering from complications caused by chemotherapy, which saved his life but accelerated his dementia, a disease that apparently ran in his family. He’d call his brother and […]


    04/23/2014 - 7:34 AM
  • Crooked Timber

    I’ve written many posts and articles making the point that the political right, in most English speaking countries1 has been taken over by a tribalist post-truth politics in which all propositions, including the conclusions of scientific research, are assessed in terms of their consistency or otherwise with tribal prejudices and shibboleths. Very occasionally, intellectuals affiliated […]


    04/21/2014
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    Max Weber was born 150 years ago today. People should read his two seminal essays, Science as a Vocation, and Politics as a Vocation (PDFs), if they haven’t already. Both are rambling, but with nuggets of genuine genius. To mark the occasion, the famous closing paragraphs of Politics as a Vocation (these words carry a […]


    04/21/2014