Mar 192019
 

The end does not justify the means: it is the means.

Mar 182019
 

Science progresses by funeral, culture by massacre.

Mar 152019
 

To win at politics requires commitment, and the committed party is the one to whose constituents politics offers the only chance of advancement.

Mar 132019
 

Teaching everyone to read leaves the difficulty of supplying vast amounts of reading matter suitable for everyone.

Mar 122019
 

That there is nothing new under the sun is possibly the oldest argument under the sun.

Mar 112019
 

Rich societies produce leisure sufficient for folly, and democratic societies make this everybody’s problem.

Mar 082019
 

Exalt theory over practice, and youth over age will shortly follow.

Mar 072019
 

That the great are so rarely good speaks mostly to the poverty of our moral intuitions.

Mar 062019
 

Maybe it was the nerds who were evil all along.