Monday, January 30, 2017
This thoughtful blog entry by
Megan McArdle is the best analysis yet of why the Democrats go so off track, as proven in the last election.
Friday, January 6, 2017
This excellent blog by
Megan McArdle does a deft job of explaining the employment challenges facing men (which I have covered
First, she discusses the decline of male-dominated jobs and the rise in female-dominated "nurturing" fields. While she admits that men's
and women's abilities have a normal distribution, there are clearly cases where the average woman's skills exceed the average man's, and
visa versa. These average differences can't be dismissed as solely from socialization, e.g. rhesus monkeys. She then questions the
future employment impact of these gender tendencies.
This is one of those "what we want vs. reality" cases — if you are going to analyze a problem, you have to address it
realistically, not basing it on what you want reality to be.