3. Neopronouns: “however what does thon suppose?” And today’s Ezra Marcus NYT piece on neopronouns is first-rate. Can I take advantage of “Tyler” as my neopronoun? Can I select to be pronounless?: “As an alternative of utilizing third particular person pronouns, a nullpronominal particular person is normally referred to by identify, or could be referred to with an epithet, or the sentence could be rephrased to omit pronouns, usually through the use of the passive voice.” I like that, ought to I put it on my Twitter profile?
4. Ezra Klein (NYT) has a very good take on the Biden administration, although I might body the described truths in a fairly destructive method. I might say that in essence they’re making choices primarily based on their very own sociology and sophistication and conformism, and likewise on the idea of what they suppose (poorly knowledgeable) voters need, relatively than specializing in scientific reasoning and making an attempt to see that by means of. And no matter issues economics might need, together with as a predictive device, one doesn’t do higher with those that are attempting to take its place. Additional interpretation from Ezra here.
6. More on muons. Finest therapy to this point.