May 092018
 

Metrics work, as long as no one knows what they are.

May 082018
 

To be on the wrong side of history is sometimes fatal; to be in its way always is.

May 072018
 

We are exhorted to show regard for future generations, in books that they will have to sort through and throw away.

May 032018
 

It’s a lot less fun to pursue power, wealth, and status if you can’t use them to get women.

May 022018
 

A lifetime of reading novels will teach you how to feel superior to a world in which you are no use.

Apr 302018
 

Grisham’s Law: Bad books drive out good.

Apr 272018
 

Mankind has outgrown religion: our reasons for burning heretics are now entirely secular.

Apr 262018
 

The illusion of wealth comes cheap; the illusion of taste costs a fortune.