Bardiac with two very thought provoking posts on class and the limits of our experience. Much better, we think, than the Charles Murray dreck that inspired them. (No, we still have not forgiven him for The Bell Curve. When our students stop quoting it, then perhaps we will forgive him.)
Speaking of racists with poor comprehension skills, jezebel has an interesting article on people’s immediate racist reactions on not realizing that the characters in a book they loved were *gasp* black until watching them on the big screen. Totally stolen from quesera.
Wandering Scientist goes into more detail about the comment we griped about in a recent RBOC. One note: we have a deliberately controversial post coming up in April on the need to have a clean house. (NOT on whether or not a clean house makes you happy, specifically whether having a messy house makes you unhappy.) Also, #1 hates goat cheese with a passion and does not mind if you feel sorry for her about that, but at least she doesn’t have to deal with goat cheese every day!
A simple little post answering the work more/spend less conundrum from fabulously broke in the city.
We were in this week’s carnival of personal finance.