It has always conferred status to consume tax revenue, and opprobrium to produce it.
Everyone is in favor of upward social mobility; the other direction is more controversial.
The two worst generations are the next one and the last one, in that order.
Problems without solutions do less harm than solutions without problems.
All motives are base; some actions are noble.
Evils often cancel.
Suicide will never be common; it requires imagination.
What makes people imagine that “the best we can do” is any good at all?
Censorship, like any other government function, can be outsourced.
Ideas spread when the people who hold them move, and perish when the people who hold them die.