Feb 272018
 

Professing communism never saved a kulak, and professing Nazism never saved a Jew. Only the religious fanatics are that sporting.

Feb 262018
 

Without the will to fire the gun is no use.

Feb 232018
 

Failing to convince others is the minor problem with argument; the major one is convincing yourself.

Feb 222018
 

Reason, n.   1. A technique for justifying conclusions contrary to common sense. 2. Common sense. Obs.

Feb 202018
 

My hope for the dominant culture is that it will bore itself to death.

Feb 192018
 

If your argument is unanswered it is usually not because it is irrefutable.

Feb 162018
 

The future will marvel that we regarded “be yourself ” as sound moral advice.

Feb 152018
 

That you might not be right — this idea can be entertained, briefly, at intervals. But that you might not be good — this is insupportable.

Feb 142018
 

If you are an impostor, is it a syndrome to feel like one?