Jan 052018
 

I would gladly trade a bit more bullying for a lot less tattling.

Jan 042018
 

It is humble to side with science, and abject to side with history.

Jan 032018
 

No child aspires to become employable when he grows up.

Jan 022018
 

Most of what we are told is better than nothing is in fact far worse.

Jan 012018
 

We admire success, and deplore most of the qualities and behavior that produce it.

Dec 292017
 

All popular conceptions of genius are meticulously constructed to flatter mediocrity.

Dec 282017
 

The crank cannot be refuted, only dismissed.

Dec 272017
 

History is best read with a grand theory in mind. It will surely be false, but facts and incidents will cling to it like lint.

Dec 252017
 

The dots are mostly real, the connections mostly imagined.