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You cannot have a contemporary prison without contemporary furniture.
—Clouseau

Jul 102014
 

The height of a civilization can be judged by its mathematics and its music.

Jul 082014
 

In a democratic age manners and mores spread from top to bottom, then from bottom back to top.

Jul 042014
 

Behind the insult “calculating” a whole moral history of humanity lies hidden.

Jun 102014
 

A civilization with elaborate manners is already half-dead.

May 212014
 

An electronic device that tracked your location at all times used to be a condition of parole.

May 162014
 

Rudeness is often permissible and sometimes mandatory.

May 072014
 

A country becomes civilized when its inhabitants can form an orderly queue.

Feb 102014
 

People who do not say what they mean usually do not know what they mean.