Chaos Patch (#93)
(Open thread + sparse links) — Hazy edition
What money is made of.
Islam’s Protestant future? Lethal piety. “The message I took from the novel Submission is that it is already too late. Western civilization has lost its core beliefs, and its will to survive. It is over. Fact or fiction? I think we are about to find out.” Waiting for God-0. Random news points (1, 2).
Pinker’s questionable bet.