Archive for August 9th, 2002
Joseph Epstein removes the rose from the (Harold) Bloom in the latest Hudson Review. Choice bit: Bloom says he discovered himself, in the midst of his psychoanalysis, “paying [his own analyst] to give him lectures several times a week on the proper way to read Freud.” Now there’s a shrink who actually earns his money.
Susanna Cornett over at Cut on the Bias decided, one fine day, to pick a fight with the evolutionists. (Gene Expression replies in detail; Susanna rebuts, in somewhat less detail.) Her jumping-off point was the recent discovery of a couple of hominid skulls that don’t fit the current view of human evolution. A paleontologist says, [...]