Index to my shorter articles


The big tent

Conservatives are happier because they are less angry

The latest "Conservatives are stupid" accusation

A conservatism hater

Are conservatism and racism indistinguishable?

Are conservatives less creative than liberals?

Another Leftist claim of psychological dysfunction among conservatives

Nigel Farage, the Leader of the UK Independence Party, gets the European Parliament right

Leftist psychologists prove that a conservative is someone who has been mugged by reality

“Turkeys voting for Christmas”. That's what the intellectual elite think of working class conservative voters.

Grabbing traditions that the Left have not yet managed to destroy

ANZAC day in Brisbane

Misunderstandings about the military

St Andrew's day reflections

More academic evidence of the importance of genes and the UNIMPORTANCE of your home environment

Are conservatives lazy thinkers?

Ideology and "what works"

DO PEOPLE BECOME MORE CONSERVATIVE AS THEY AGE? Comment on Dangelis and open-mindedness

Why Are Conservatives Happier Than Liberals?

Journalist Chris Mooney is feeling his way towards an understanding of the psychology of politics

Conservatives have the gift of contentment

The martial paradox

Are conservatives "Right-wing"?

A conversation about conservatism, race and IQ

Comment on "Inside the conservative brain: What explains their wiring?" by AVI TUSCHMAN

The genetics of politics

Are conservatives more emotional?

"Essentialism": A new stick to beat conservatives with

Are libertarianism and conservatism totally different?

A conservative vision for social justice (?)

Supermac: A true conservative (Harold Macmillan)


WHY do the old swing Rightwards?

Are Republicans more open to new product choices?

Are better looking women conservatives?

Conservatives Are No More Biased About Science Than Liberals Are

The natural state of affairs

Conservatism and authoritarianism: A rejoinder to Zuesse

Is Operetta the right musical entertainment for conservatives?

Avoiding that pesky evolutionary thinking: Surviving Yersinia pestis

Do conservatives have better self-control?

Thanksgiving, food and conservatism

Is a grateful heart the mark of a conservative?

Must not say that the poor mostly keep themselves poor

Olives from Spain and tomatoes from Italy: Why?

Scrutinizing Scruton

Why Are We Still Working?

Are conservatives healthier?

The poor die sooner and that's not because of anything in their environment

Bad research claiming that Spanking children 'does more harm than good'

Reflections about my forebears -- and "whiteness" studies

Hillary Clinton Denounces the ‘Alt-Right,’ and the Alt-Right Is Pleased

The contented versus the discontented people

Taller people tend to be conservative

The relationship between conservatism and racism

Defining conservatism

Why the white working class votes against itself (?)

Are conservatives moral?

Australia's new political divide: 'globalists' versus 'patriots'

'The best country in the world' and Australian patriotism: Contrasted with some other countries

The latest attempt to "psychologize" conservatives

That Nordic beauty ideal again

Donald Trump

Leftist group releases video comparing Trump to Hitler

Donald Trump: Personality versus policy in winning elections

A psychological attack on Trump supporters!

The Left are amusing: The "authoritarianism" explanation for Trump support

Trump’s voters aren’t authoritarians, new research says. So what are they?

Is Trump like Hitler?

Trump and the Jews

An Authoritarian-in-chief? Jeff Jacoby says that Trump is not fit for the Presidency.

Is Trump just another Fascist?

Does RACISM explain the rise of Donald Trump?

In defence of Trump's trade policies

Trump and his critics. Article from a libertarian perspective

Is Trump just another Fascist?

Trump, Nazism and the Overton window

Why Trump prevailed despite the cloud of sexual assault accusations over him: Feminist misconceptions

Is Trump antiscience?

Mr Trump's manner of speaking

The "majority of the popular vote" myth

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