Nightcap

  1. China looks like the big winner in new trade negotiations Scott Sumner, MoneyIllusion
  2. Where does the Asian obsession with white skin come from? Ana Salvá, the Diplomat
  3. On Steven Pinker and The Blank Slate Arnold Kling, askblog
  4. In American higher education, hierarchy begets hierarchy Ethan Ris, JHIBlog

2 thoughts on “Nightcap

  1. “Where does the Asian obsession with white skin come from?” is a good question; a scholarly investigation ought to yield interesting results. Central Asia holds the graves of ancient blonds, for instance. But should we expect honest study of so politicized a subject today?

    • Not any time soon, Jack. You’re right, though, that lots of cool stuff is out there just waiting to be explored and explained. The so-called secularism of the West has it’s own superstitious stumbling blocks after all!

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