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Cruise vs. Nolan

I did not think to compare the technical stunts in movies with Tom Cruise and those in Christopher Nolan’s movies, but it’s definitely worth doing: (Youtube) Thinking of a Top Gun sequel seemed laughable, just as I just didn’t care … Continue reading

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Putin has already been defeated

I agree with most of what Francis Fukuyama says here: Russia is heading for an outright defeat in Ukraine. Russian planning was incompetent, based on a flawed assumption that Ukrainians were favorable to Russia and that their military would collapse … Continue reading

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1, maybe 2 or 3 lab leaks later

We don’t know the COVID-19 pandemic originated with an accidental laboratory leak. It’s a possibility and as Matt Ridley’s slightly inappropriate haiku thread points out, it’s plausible. We do know the Delta variant leaked from a laboratory in Taiwan, mainly because Taiwan … Continue reading

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Against stakeholder capitalism

Coinbase and Basecamp seem to be doing quite well, even though the woke mob predicted otherwise. Both companies broke with the current American trend of activist capitalism, where a company is expected to make statements and profess support for the … Continue reading

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