Monthly Archives: October 2013

Why I like RT

Hint: I am not a Russophile. ¬†Ironically, foreign coverage of domestic events is less susceptible to bias. North-american commercial news broadcasts have become largely infotainment portals: entertainment dressed up to look like news. Local commercial and political influences have neutered … Continue reading

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Venality: a word whose time has come (again)

Venality: a word whose time has come (again).

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Book Review: The Wisdom of Psychopaths

At the bookstore, I flipped through the new book by Kevin Dutton, “The Wisdom of Psychopaths” (ISBN 9780385677202). Fascinating. I was particularly struck by the table on page 162. It enumerates the top ten career choices for psychopaths, as inferred … Continue reading

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