Culture of Victimhood

Luxury Belief Systems and Economic Stagnation: The Recipe for Our Discontent

Luxury Belief Systems and Economic Stagnation: The Recipe for Our Discontent

In his 1950 book Unpopular Essays, Bertrand Russell divides the misfortunes that can befall humanity into two general categories—those inflicted by nature, and those inflicted by other humans. As he points out, for most of human existence a good chunk of our suffering was caused by nature—things like

Andrew Potter
Andrew Potter
Conflict
NARRATED: How Due Process Fell Victim to Good Intentions

NARRATED: How Due Process Fell Victim to Good Intentions

Greg Ellis reads How Due Process Fell Victim to Good Intentions: A Veteran Court Reporter Looks Back, Christie Blatchford’s essay about how due process has been eroded by the insistence that we should believe victims. It was published in Quillette on July 14, 2019.

Quillette
Quillette
Crime