Initially, I was sure this was a joke. Then I saw this on BBC.
Yes. But he needs to be convinced.
Ed West cites Peter Turchin on the over-production of elites.
I probably would have called this the "obvious BS" heuristic.
The Charlie Gard case is not a straightforward one, and this is a good look at what Catholic teaching says on the matter.
I admire the precision in thought here that distinguishes between peak output rate, and peak output over a given interval of time. Luis links to some empirical research that matches up with my own experiences: after a certain point in hours worked, no additional [or not much] output is produced. It also matches up with something Steve Sailer's father told him, that the peak output came from 52 hours of work in a week.
This is an earlier post from Luis Pedro Coelho on productivity and working that was linked in the above post. This one is probably worth me blowing out into a whole blog post of my own.
Robert VerBruggen and pseudonymous blogger Ed Real explain why talking about race and IQ doesn't have to mean incipient fascism.