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Here are the Blogs in the z - John Derbyshire category.
Saturday, 21 January 2012
From the East London Advertiser. Students attending a debate about sharia law at an East End university were threatened by a man who stormed into their lecture theatre and told them he would “track them down”. The man also filmed attendees at Queen Mary, University of London’s Mile ...Read More...
Posted on 01/21/2012 8:42 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Monday, 15 October 2007
The Alps—are alive with ... the sound of Muezzins calling the faithful to prayer: North of Berne in an idyllic Alpine valley cowbells tinkle, a church steeple rises, and windowboxes tumble with geraniums. It has always been like this. But down by the railway station the 21st century is rudely ...Read More...
Posted on 10/15/2007 8:35 AM by John Derbyshire
Monday, 15 October 2007
One of those news stories that makes you want to tear out your hair in clumps: Clinton-Obama Quandary for Many Black WomenClara Vereen, who has been working here in rural eastern South Carolina as a hairstylist for more than 40 of her 61 years, reflects the ambivalence of many black women as she considers ...Read More...
Posted on 10/15/2007 8:30 AM by John Derbyshire
Sunday, 14 October 2007
Great news from my natal county: The World Conker Championship is to go ahead in Ashton, Northamptonshire (hang a left at Stoke Bruerne). There had been fears that the kid-safety fascists might shut the championship down, or force competitors to wear full body armor. After years of zealously clamping ...Read More...
Posted on 10/14/2007 1:06 PM by John Derbyshire
Saturday, 13 October 2007
In the London Times, philosopher John Harris discusses his new book Enhancing Evolution: The Ethical Case for Making Better People. Basic argument: "Heck, we can do a better job of species evolution than sluggish old Ma Nature. Onward to speciation!" Something like that. I'm wary. On biotech, ...Read More...
Posted on 10/13/2007 6:32 PM by John Derbyshire
Friday, 12 October 2007
This week's edition is on the air....
Posted on 10/12/2007 5:04 PM by John Derbyshire
Friday, 12 October 2007
I am now actually up on, telling the Children of Israel what to think. Look, nobody has ever called me a shrinking violet....Read More...
Posted on 10/12/2007 4:15 PM by John Derbyshire
Friday, 12 October 2007
All art aspires to be music, someone once said. That being the case, the rottenness of current art, about which I posted yesterday, presumably has its counterpart in current music. So it seems, at least according to this reader: ... Perhaps the emergence of unlistenable modern "art" music ...Read More...
Posted on 10/12/2007 3:59 PM by John Derbyshire
Friday, 12 October 2007
Nope, I will not take any cash bets on how the Columbia noose story will play out. Absolutely not. No way. In any case, I'm too busy catching up on my reading....Read More...
Posted on 10/12/2007 3:56 PM by John Derbyshire
Friday, 12 October 2007
You wouldn't believe how much Ron Paul email I get. Still, the most persuasive Paul booster remains the ravishing, brilliant, and eloquent Ilana Mercer. Here she is making her pitch on WorldNetDaily. I don't say you'll agree with her, only that this is the Pauline Gospel at its best. If you won't buy ...Read More...
Posted on 10/12/2007 11:38 AM by John Derbyshire
Thursday, 11 October 2007
Speaking of... I scandalized a dinner party twenty something years ago by offering the opinion that since the invention of photography, all art has been more or less consciously fraudulent. I still think I was right....Read More...
Posted on 10/11/2007 4:01 PM by John Derbyshire
Wednesday, 10 October 2007
Better late than never....
Posted on 10/10/2007 2:17 PM by John Derbyshire
Wednesday, 10 October 2007
I'm fascinated by this business of Olympic pigs.In brief: Chinese meat producers have a rather carefree attitude towards the injection/feeding of preservatives, growth hormones, antibiotics, and so on, into their livestock. Aware that this might cause problems for Olympic athletes—might even generate ...Read More...
Posted on 10/10/2007 1:30 PM by John Derbyshire
Tuesday, 9 October 2007
Another reader works the problem: Derb—I am not even going to bother arguing the correctness of "Islamocataphronesis" in any way shape or form; I is an engineer.However, if pop culture is filth, doing battle with it may require getting some dirt on your hands, particularly when dealing ...Read More...
Posted on 10/09/2007 11:54 AM by John Derbyshire
Tuesday, 9 October 2007
A helpful reader, responding to my grumbling about the inadequacy of the "-phobia" suffix: Good sir—You ask in your current diary: "There's really a gap in the language here. How do you say 'don't much care for' in classical Greek?"I think the best word you'll find is kataphronein, ...Read More...
Posted on 10/09/2007 11:31 AM by John Derbyshire
Tuesday, 9 October 2007
There is some huffing and puffing on creationist websites about the Council of Europe's resolution opposing the teaching of creationism in member nations' public schools.I'm no fan of the Euro-bureaucracy and its expense-account-stuffed "parliamentarian" hangers-on.  What is taught in ...Read More...
Posted on 10/09/2007 11:12 AM by John Derbyshire
Tuesday, 9 October 2007
Excellent punch-up on immigration, here.I shall be having some online exchanges about immigration myself this week with Gideon Aronoff of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society. That is over at, where I now have a nice little earner going as resident shabbas goy.  The headline for the ...Read More...
Posted on 10/09/2007 7:59 AM by John Derbyshire
Friday, 5 October 2007
Who is the greatest mathematician of all time? In 1937, Eric Temple Bell, the most widely read historian and biographer of mathematics, placed Archi­medes, Isaac Newton, and Karl Friedrich Gauss at the top of the list, adding, “It is not for ordinary mortals to attempt to arrange [these three] ...Read More...
Posted on 10/05/2007 5:20 PM by John Derbyshire
Friday, 28 September 2007
Radio Derb is on the air....
Posted on 09/28/2007 11:04 AM by John Derbyshire
Friday, 21 September 2007
Radio Derb is on the air....
Posted on 09/21/2007 4:11 PM by John Derbyshire
Saturday, 15 September 2007
General Petraeus, the mess in Iraq, Mexico and more......
Posted on 09/15/2007 4:24 PM by John Derbyshire
Monday, 10 September 2007
Smile, please!  Come on, Fatima, you're not smiling!  ...
Posted on 09/10/2007 7:17 AM by John Derbyshire
Friday, 7 September 2007
Fred Thompson, Pavarotti and more......
Posted on 09/07/2007 3:14 PM by John Derbyshire
Tuesday, 4 September 2007
...Oh My God. As further prep for my daughter’s ascent to high school, I have been reading Jeremy Iversen’s High School Confidential. Iversen is from a wealthy Manhattan family and missed the high-school experience, instead attending a tony boys’ boarding school. After graduating college, ...Read More...
Posted on 09/04/2007 2:29 PM by John Derbyshire
Friday, 31 August 2007
Larry Craig, Trouble and more.......
Posted on 08/31/2007 4:23 PM by John Derbyshire
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