Problems October 4th, 2001 @ 11:25 am PDT
There’s a fascinating article at the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology called Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing One’s Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments. This is the sort of essay that makes you wonder about yourself. Just in case you weren’t already wondering. Or in case you thought you were […]
We Are in Trouble July 23rd, 2001 @ 4:30 pm PDT
Boys: The Weaker Sex
Okily Dokily May 29th, 2001 @ 3:34 pm PDT
How could anybody not love Ned Flanders?
Island Fever in Indonesia March 7th, 2001 @ 8:12 am PDT
Indonesia’s Island Fever “The prosperous newcomers tend to think of the Dayaks as stupid and lazy. The powerless Dayaks see the Madurese as greedy and arrogant … “
sociology and the Smurfs May 18th, 2000 @ 1:24 pm PDT
On Smurfette “She is, in short, bad and wrong, as patriarchal cultures have viewed women for centuries.” I don’t know if I’d put it that way exactly. I always thought she was pretty cute. Of course I’m a pushover for a flirt.