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Cheap illumination’s benefits in remote areas may be limited
"When it came to social benefits from the use of solar power, though, Dr Aklin and his colleagues found little or no evidence of their existence. People did not work longer hours, did not start new businesses and did not study more."
On Leaving the SJW Cult and Finding Myself
"How easy is it for ordinary humans to commit atrocious acts? History teaches us it’s pretty damn easy when you are blinded to your own hypocrisy. When you believe you are morally superior, when you have dehumanized those you disagree with, you can justify almost anything."
The Politics of the Gene: Social Status and Beliefs about Genetics for Individual Outcomes
"Contrary to expectations, however, we find little evidence that it is more common for whites, the socioeconomically advantaged, or political conservatives to believe that genetics are important for health and social outcomes."