Robert Lynch is an evolutionary anthropologist at Pennsylvania State University whose research includes the effect of immigration on social capital, how social isolation promotes populism, and the evolutionary function of laughter. Follow him on Twitter: @Robertflynch.
Strategic Ambiguity, the Motte-and-Bailey Fallacy, and the Allure of Simplistic Morality Who doesn’t support being more tolerant and culturally sensitive? What kind of a monster thinks that Black Lives Don’t matter? Just be kind. Our academic morass starts with some banal platitude, with which almost everyone agrees, but ends with a far more controversial claim, […]Read More