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- Creative outlawry (whether you like it or not): Seattle skateboarders construct an illicit skateboard bowl on a lake island. They win a national prize. Unfortunately the bowl will be torn out and the prize was rescinded.
- I don’t agree with the premise, but this article is still a fascinating look back: How the 1967 Summer of Love sparked today’s religious movements.
- Good for Claremont McKenna College, standing for free speech. School officials disciplined snowflake students who tried to prevent “offensive” views from being heard.
- Unfortunately, elsewhere in California (ironically in Berkeley, once the home of the Free Speech Movement), cultural insanity still reigns as Richard Dawkins, a man who doesn’t like anybody’s religion, is “de-platformed” on false charges of being particularly insensitive to that one special religion that’s beyond criticism nowadays.
- Via Dana in comments: How Downton Abbey (and they don’t say it, but free enterprise and a bit of luck) saved Highclere Castle from ruin.
- Love that first line: “As it tends to do when not in political control in Washington, the Left has rediscovered the power of state sovereignty.”
- Is it easier for a robot to replace a middle manager or a junior attorney than a skilled tradesman? Now wouldn’t that put the shoe on the other foot!
- A two-year old is severely brain damaged after a near drowning. New treatments reverse the harm and return her to normal life.