Mar 262019
 

Flash mobs appeared from nowhere, a few years ago, and vanished as suddenly as they came.

Mar 252019
 

Democracy is the conviction that my policy preferences are widely held, and populism is the fear that yours are.

Mar 222019
 

To be wrongfully accused of an illness is far more serious than to be wrongfully accused of a crime.

Mar 212019
 

Writing is irresponsible, and aphorism is the most irresponsible form of writing.

Mar 202019
 

There are no murders of great civilizations — only suicides.

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.