Links this week:
- “If compulsory voting were to help Democrats at all, it would probably help the bad Democrats. The Democrats would end up running and electing more intolerant, innumerate, hawkish candidates.”
- The management / bureaucratic speak of World Bank reports. It’s worth clicking through to the full article.
- Paul Meehl was talking about today’s problems in psychology 30 years ago.
- The problems of financially strapped Americans are not caused by private jets and billionaires buying islands.
- Does adoption increase IQ?
- An attempt to pull apart the recent breastfeeding study, but still no mention of genetics.
- Accessing doctor or lawyer track records.
- Might GMO labelling backfire? HT: Ryan Murphy. My guess is that if people avoided foods containing GMOs, their health would improve in the short term by decreasing their consumption of processed foods. In the longer-term, as GM fruit and vegetables start to become prevalent, I am not so sure.
- Relatednesss and eusociality. HT: Stuart West
And if you missed them, my posts this week: