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Echo Chamber

“We created an echo chamber. They were saying things that validated what we had given them to say. In the absence of rational discourse, we are going to discourse the out of this….The average reporter we talk to is 27 years old, and their only reporting experience is being around political campaigns. 364 more words



Whoever wins, a very large part of the electorate–perhaps more than a third–will believe that the government lacks legitimacy. We have not had circumstances like this since the Civil War.

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American Politics

John Oliver makes 'TV history' by forgiving $15 million in medical debt

by David Goldman

As part of a scathing takedown of the debt-purchasing industry, late night comedian John Oliver forgave nearly $15 million of medical debt with a tap of a giant red button on Sunday night. 474 more words


Alien vs. Predator

A fit of high dudgeon has gripped many of my Republican friends, ex-friends, and soon-to-be-ex-friends now that Donald Trump has all but won the Republican nomination. 249 more words


The Divine Music of Mathematics


David Goldman in First Things:

“It is consoling to think that the emotions that music arouses in us have something to do with the makeup of the universe. 213 more words


Google invents cyborg lenses for our eyes

by David Goldman

Google has patented a new technology that would let the company inject a computerized lens directly into your eyeball.

The company has been developing smart glasses and even smart contact lenses for years. 322 more words

The Future