May 142019
 

Impossible to love our neighbor as ourselves: conceivable to doubt ourselves as our neighbor.

May 132019
 

The arc of the eligible-voter universe bends toward fecklessness.

May 102019
 

The common enemy that cements the bonds of the squadron in war is, in theory, the opposing army; in practice it is the brass.

May 092019
 

To pretend that everybody rules is the shortest way to get your hands on everybody’s stuff.

May 082019
 

Censorship is the appropriate punishment for writing that the censor understands.

May 072019
 

Unwanted attention: What men give other women.

May 062019
 

Conversation gets especially high praise from people who never shut up.

May 032019
 

There are two kinds of philosophers: those who begin with the conclusions, and fill in with egregious reasoning; and those who begin with the reasoning, and arrive at egregious conclusions.

May 022019
 

Some men I would trust with my life, others with returning a borrowed book, almost none with both.