Charles Murray’s Facing Reality

On or about May 25, 2020, American society went insane. The death of George Floyd, recorded for the world to see, marked a turning point in American culture and politics as surely as the assassination of JFK or the felling […]

Charles Murray’s Human Diversity

I pre-ordered Charles Murray’s latest book, Human Diversity, in the naive hope that I might finish it before the outrage machine masquerading as our modern press could calumniate it. It arrived on my doorstep the very day it was available […]

Richard J. Herrnstein & Charles Murray’s The Bell Curve

Twenty years ago, an experimental psychologist with a background in animal research and a political scientist famous for a scathing critique of the welfare state collaborated on a book about human intelligence and its role in structuring society. Early positive […]

Charles Murray’s Coming Apart

Charles Murray is a political scientist best known for his Losing Ground: American Social Policy, 1950-1980 (1984) and the book on intelligence that he co-authored with the late Richard Hernstein, The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life. The […]