The Slate Star Codex saga proves a new blasphemy code is emerging among liberals

  What the New York Times report reveals about progressives’ difficult relationship with free speech.  " data-adaptive-image-768-img="" data-adaptive-image-1024-img="" data-adaptive-image-max-img=""> Scott Alexander’s real name is now in the public domain, but I won’t be using it in this column. He worked hard to protect his privacy during his seven years spent writing Slate Star Codex, a wildly popular blog that covered topics including medicine, politics and technology. And he had good reason to do so. For one thing, he is a practising psychiatrist who would rather not have his identity revealed to his patients. For another, he has never invited fame. Slate Star Codex was recently the subject of an unflattering article in the New York Times that had long been anticipated by fans of the blog. When Cade Metz, the author of theTimes report, contacted Alexander at the beginning of last year to tell him that he would be writing a piece, Metz allegedly .. Full story on newstatesman.com 

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