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.