LinkFest 2016-07-15

The death cult of environmentalism

I remember once an ardent environmentalist told me he would rather see my city burn to the ground rather than allow thinning of the forest. I've never forgotten that.

Slaughter at the bridge: Uncovering a colossal Bronze age battle

I can't imagine why anyone thought the Bronze age was peaceful, but people tell me this is world-shattering for some.

It's time to talk about alcohol and sex

This article mostly makes me sad, both for what American sexual culture has become, and the unwillingness to see it for what it is.

Undead: The Rabies Virus Remains a Medical Mystery

Greg Cochran often says physicians are terrible scientists. After reading this, I tend agree with him.

Economic History Reading List

I'm chronically behind on reading, and this doesn't help.

The Coming Christian Collapse

I'm not sure I believe this, Dreher has been predicting doom for a long time now. 

How Trumpism hid in plain sight for 15 years

Willful blindness, it turns out. A nice shout-out to Steve Sailer's shadow influence on pretty much everyone.