Pride Goeth Before The Fall

Steven Hayward has a piece over at PowerLine that deals with one of the skirmishes of the Democrats’ civil war, in this case between the mainline gay pride leadership and the (I’m not making this up, you know) LGBTQ2S “community.”

Live by the four-way intersectionality, die by the four-way intersectionality, since a crash is inevitable where there is no equivalent of a stop signal to leftist craziness.

Read the whole thing.

Quote of the Day

The largest cultural menace in America is the conformity of the intellectual cliques which, in education as well as the arts, are out to impose upon the nation their modish fads and fallacies, and have nearly succeeded in doing so. In this cultural issue, we are, without reservations, on the side of excellence (rather than “newness”) and of honest intellectual combat (rather than conformity).

—William F. Buckley, Jr.

I’m Not Making This Up, You Know

Stacy McCain has a report about an approach to quantum mechanics that is very different from mine.

Could anything be crazier than Ms. Stark’s bizarre belief that, with a bachelor’s degree in media arts and a master’s degree in gender studies, she is qualified to amend quantum physics with “intersectional” feminist theory?

Read the whole thing.

Quote of the Day

Let’s be clear: the work of science has nothing whatever to do with consensus. Consensus is the business of politics. Science, on the contrary, requires only one investigator who happens to be right, which means that he or she has results that are verifiable by reference to the real world. In science consensus is irrelevant. What is relevant is reproducible results.

—Michael Crichton