Nov 142019

It has always conferred status to consume tax revenue, and opprobrium to produce it.

Nov 132019

Everyone is in favor of upward social mobility; the other direction is more controversial.

Nov 122019

The two worst generations are the next one and the last one, in that order.

Nov 112019

Problems without solutions do less harm than solutions without problems.

Nov 082019

All motives are base; some actions are noble.

Nov 062019

Suicide will never be common; it requires imagination.

Nov 052019

What makes people imagine that “the best we can do” is any good at all?

Nov 042019

Censorship, like any other government function, can be outsourced.

Nov 012019

Ideas spread when the people who hold them move, and perish when the people who hold them die.