Posts Tagged ‘Sentences’

Sentences (#94)

Hopper:

We now live in a world where Donald Trump’s election, Brexit, and even a lack of diversity in Hollywood get blamed for Islamic radicalism. For many it seems the only thing that doesn’t contribute to Islamic terrorism is Islam itself.

If two looks like cheating, take the bold cue, and just count the second one. Its perfection is self-evident.

March 23, 2017admin 3 Comments »
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Sentences (#91)

Broken on Twitter, but containing far too much insight into traumatic discrimination disorder to leave there:

NRx and Alt Right share just about one thing in common, but because that thing is “hating the media” the media naturally can’t tell them apart.

(Sentence unchanged, but glued back together, with one semiotic shortcut — “bc” for “because” — edited up into English)

For historical reference, this was the occasion.

February 11, 2017admin 51 Comments »
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Sentences (#80)

General James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis:

Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet.

(Source (Via))

That someone who said this might be US Secretary of Defense soon is awesome in a way that isn’t easily expressed.

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November 20, 2016admin 21 Comments »
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Sentences (#71)

Intrasexual competition as an engine of moral calculation:

In four studies, we show that men are more likely than women to make the anti-utilitarian (hypothetical) choice of causing three same sex deaths to save one opposite sex life; and that this choice is more likely when there are fewer potential sexual partners, more likely for heterosexual men and less likely if the female character to be saved no longer has reproductive value.

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September 6, 2016admin 12 Comments »
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Sentences (#69)

Fernandez:

Fiasco is rooting for Trump.

(Hillary, then fiasco, would be the optimum sequence.)

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August 5, 2016admin 22 Comments »
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Sentences (#67)

Sowell:

If there were a contest for the most stupid idea in politics, my choice would be the assumption that people would be evenly or randomly distributed in incomes, institutions, occupations or awards, in the absence of somebody doing somebody wrong.

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July 28, 2016admin 133 Comments »
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Sentences (#49)

Douthat:

The liberal sees that conservatives were foolish to imagine Iraq remade as a democracy; the conservative sees that liberals were foolish to imagine Europe remade as a post-national utopia with its borders open to the Muslim world. But only the reactionary sees both.

(Admitted here as a single sentence, which it should have been.)

April 24, 2016admin 21 Comments »
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Sentences (#21)

This paper, promoted by Bryce shortly before his mysterious disappearance, and now recollected by NBS, is definitely worth chewing over. In particular, this sentence generated a lot of Twitter excitement:

These children have IQs similar to Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo, etc., so the loss from unrealized potential is enormous.

There’s no society on earth that isn’t throwing it’s greatest resource into the trash, although the differences are almost certainly worth exploring.

May 28, 2015admin 32 Comments »
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Twitter cuts (#15)

Attending the #HRx flotation comes this gem:

April 6, 2015admin 8 Comments »
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