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An Expert Called Lindy | Medium

An Expert Called Lindy Lindy is a deli in New York, now a tourist trap, that proudly claims to be famous for its cheesecake, but in fact has been known for the fifty or so years of interpretation by physicists and mathematicians of the heuristic that developed there. Actors who hung out there gossiping about […]

Inequality vs Inequality | Medium

Inequality vs Inequality There is inequality and inequality. The first is the inequality people tolerate, such as one’s understanding compared to that of people deemed heroes, say Einstein, Michelangelo, or the recluse mathematician Grisha Perelman, in comparison to whom one has no difficulty acknowledging a large surplus. This applies to entrepreneurs, artists, soldiers, heroes, the […]

No, Jesus was not a “NonWhite” refugee who would have voted for … | Medium

No, Jesus was not a “NonWhite” refugee who would have voted for … The problem with identity politics is that they are fully ignorant of, among other things, history. And they must be as blind visually as they are intellectually. How did Judeans and Galileans look like at the time of Christ? Not according to […]

The Syrian War Condensed: A more Rigorous Way to Look at the Conflict | Medium

Full article: The Syrian War Condensed: A more Rigorous Way to Look at the Conflict Note 1. Assad father’s operatives blew up my house in Amioun when my grandfather, then MP, voted for Bashir. In Skin in the Game I discuss this as “acting against one’s interest” (the opposite of conflict of interest). So as […]