Nov 222019
 

It is to what we now call manic phases that we owe a great part of the imperishable works of human civilization.

Nov 212019
 

It is a mild defect of computers that they imitate humans imperfectly, and a grave defect of humans that they cannot imitate computers at all.

Nov 202019
 

The cure for being in thrall to one bad idea, the reasonable moderate constantly assures us, is to be in thrall to several.

Nov 192019
 

The nostalgia is not for poverty but for the social bonds that poverty demands and cements.

Nov 182019
 

It would not be possible for school to make us as stupid as it does without our native gifts.

Nov 152019
 

The capitalists will sell the communists the rope with which they will jointly hang the remaining holdouts against our glorious corpo-progressive future.

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.