Sunday, October 14, 2007

Names and Authority

One component of blogging is the quality of your bullshit detector and the degree to which you'll defer to the authority of other people. I'll admit I've realized that my willingness to grant authority to others is in part related to their names. I haven't quite figured out a precise pattern, though I think I'm influenced to some extent by the WASPyness of names. I have no idea why.