Damn. Steve Sailer went and wrote something about SlateStarCodex's Cost Disease post that covers pretty much everything I wanted to write.
Ross Douthat has a pertinent reflection on how Milo fits into post-religious social conservatism. Ross also predicts Milo will make a comeback, which wouldn't surprise me either. We shall see.
Razib Khan retweeted this image from Noah Smith. I agree that this is a powerful and informative graph.
Why you should remain wary of educational innovations.
23andMe is looking at the genetics of fertility.
Robert VerBruggen has to point out that understanding that eugenics is possible [trivial even] is quite different from thinking you need to sterilize people against their will.
Ross Douthat retweets one of Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry's book reviews, further evidence that the Gospels are as credible as any other historical text from the Roman era.
Based on a 2009 report by Philip Schwadel, John D. McCarthy, and Hart M. Nelsen, Matthew Schmitz wonders whether the post-Vatican II changes in liturgy have ill-served poor white Americans. This probably should be read alongside Charles Murray's Coming Apart. Not mentioned in the Schmitz article was this fascinating chart about Latino Catholics in America: