Another Voice on the Pinker Lecture
Finally - via Gene Expression - there's another view on the Steven Pinker lecture I attended last week on Why Jews Are So Damn Smart - and it's worth the wait. Written by a young Jewish woman, it's deliciously sardonic - and respectful of the underlying premise. A sample:
If there's one thing that Jews love more than gentiles raving about Jews, it's Jews raving about Jews, which is probably why a lecture I attended last week was completely packed with Jewish blue-hairs.There's also a podcast available, which I highly recommend.