Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad ate chicken fried steak last night

In China, millions make themselves at home in caves

Why Bilinguals Are Smarter — If English was good enough for Jesus Christ, it's good enough for me.

I’m Number One! Does Narcissism Impair Ethical Judgment Even for the Highly Religious?Surprisingly, of the three clusters, Nominals and Devouts were the only groups impacted by narcissism, although Skeptics overall demonstrate the worst ethical judgment. Hoo boy is this one going to make headlines in wingnuttia. Nothing like an academic study which can be interpreted to claim atheists have low ethical standards. First cautionary note: consider the pool from which the sample was drawn.

Rick Santorum courts conservative Christians as evangelicals embrace him — Ya think?

Republican voters' passion uneven for Romney, Santorum — Ya think?

The Power of Plutocratic Pettiness — I still think "plutocracy" should mean "rule by cartoon dogs".

Legislators: Women Are Not Cows and Pigs

The Republican Party And Women — Yeah, well. Why anyone who is female, non-white, gay or in the 99% ever votes Republican is an absolute mystery to me.

Why Conservatives Are Still Crazy After All These Years — An interesting thesis.

?otd: Ever had chicken fried bacon?

Writing time yesterday: 2.5 hours (1.25 hours on WRPA (teaching prep), 1.25 hours on Little Dog)
Body movement: 60 minute urban walk
Hours slept: 7.75 (solid)
Weight: n/a
Currently reading: The Ethical Slut by Dossie Easton and Janet Hardy

Tags: china, gender, language, links, personal, politics, religion

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