Month: December 2019

OF SMEARS AND HALF TRUTHS

“It is not the brains that matter most, but that which guides them — the character, the heart, generous qualities, progressive ideas.” ― Fyodor Dostoevsky “False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty men and thereafter… Read More ›

A WHIFF OF OPTIMISM

“Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering ‘it will be happier’…” ― Alfred Lord Tennyson “I am not a politician… I only suffer the consequences.” ― Peter Tosh Yesterday, the first half of the year came… Read More ›

GRADES ARE IN

“I want to pause here and talk about this notion of consensus, and the rise of what has been called consensus science. I regard consensus science as an extremely pernicious development that ought to be stopped cold in its tracks…. Read More ›

CAN WE TAME THE UMBRAGE?

“Challenge a person’s beliefs, and you challenge his dignity, standing, and power. And when those beliefs are based on nothing but faith, they are chronically fragile. No one gets upset about the belief that rocks fall down as opposed to… Read More ›