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Among The Poseidonians · 1Y ago

Can You Hear Me Major Tom? Ctd.

I find myself really rather annoyed by the, I suppose inevitable, emergence of moralistic mentions of gayness in connection with David Bowie, which so far have taken three forms. First, of c...
Among The Poseidonians · 1Y ago

Can You Hear Me Major Tom?

I haven’t slept. I want try to write up some sort of account that can explain why some people are reacting this way to the people who are not reacting this way. I will say that there is this...
Among The Poseidonians · 2Y ago

Islam, Toleration, and Terror

There is another problem with our tolerationist stance towards Islam. It is rooted in our intellectual strategy for dealing with Al Qaeda, who claimed authority on the basis of interpretatio...
Among The Poseidonians · 2Y ago

San Bernardino, Ctd.

Among The Poseidonians · 2Y ago

San Bernardino

I am hesitant to write this, both because of what it says about me in the past and what it says about me now. But I think what I think, based on my prior experiences and choices, and perhaps...
Among The Poseidonians · 2Y ago

The One Thing We Agree On

This either represents great progress… or it doesn’t. One thing that the Left and the Right seem to agree on is that the rule of law, the political community and its institutions, are basica...
Among The Poseidonians · 1Y ago

A Pretty Problem

Here’s the thing. We want individualism. We want as much freedom as possible for the individual without it limiting the freedom of other individuals. This is what we are about. Happily, havi...