Aug 302019

Christianity is like life insurance: you have to die to collect.

Aug 292019

The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward plagiarism.

Aug 282019

When the benighted differ with me, it is only natural, for they are benighted. When they do not, it only strengthens my case, for even the benighted agree with me.

Aug 272019

You’re almost certainly completely wrong, so cheer up.

Aug 262019

Power operates like other scarce goods, and black markets spring up in it where it is proscribed.

Aug 232019

The up-to-date bully yells for help while he’s beating you up.

Aug 222019

Everyone needs a reason to get up in the morning, and a drug habit is a compelling reason.

Aug 202019

In art incompetence is usually taken for directness and sincerity.

Aug 192019

It is less dangerous to follow, by being last to start applauding, than to lead, by being first to stop.