Every Toy in Its Box: The beautiful lie of Myers Briggs and modern personality testing

The first time I remember playing with a cootie catcher, I was perhaps in the fifth grade. If you’ve never seen a cootie catcher (pictured here), it is simply a sheet of paper complexly folded, with a treasure of secret messages awaiting just below the folds.  You would pick a number or a word and…

Thoughts From Travelworld

It’s odd, really, how much travel I’ve been doing recently. I went nearly a year without any business travel and now it seems like every other day I’m away from home, in a hotel or on an airplane. As I write this, I’m (mostly) sober in a hotel room five hundred miles from my home,…

Healthcare and monopoly

Russell Arben Fox asks: How should a distributist or localist or communitarian in America feel about proposals which would attempt to provide the same sort of equalization which Democratic party reformers are squawking about, but do so solely on a state-by-state (or perhaps region-by-region) basis? Just more of the same? No different from any other…