Social distancing laws violate the Constitution. I support them anyway.

As governments around the US struggle with the contentious question of when to relax stay-at-home orders, social distancing laws, and the closures of non-essential businesses and venues, it is worthwhile to consider the question of the extent to which these measures are legal under the US constitution. I submit that they are not. The first … Continue reading Social distancing laws violate the Constitution. I support them anyway.

The Heterozygote Advantage and the Crisis of Western Authority

I. There is a concept in biology known as Heterozygote Advantage. If you're already familiar with this concept, feel free to skip to section II. As one may know, sexually reproducing organisms inherit two copies of each gene: one from the mother, one from the father. Sometimes having two identical copies doesn't mean much. Sometimes … Continue reading The Heterozygote Advantage and the Crisis of Western Authority