Thursday assorted links by Tyler Cowen June 28, 2018 at 1:39 pm 1. Exclamation mark inflation. 2. “There is nothing a contrarian crowd hates more than a real contrarian, a person who breaks ranks with the group.” 3. How accurately do paintings depict lightning? (NYT) 4. “I expected a kind of Spanish Inquisition!” At least at the time. 5. “Today I am one of the only active Anglo-Saxonists of color in the native-English speaking world.” 6. Can France build its own MIT?