Monthly Archives: June 2015

2 + 2 = 5

“I love Big Brother.” ================== “He picked up the children’s history book and looked at the portrait of Big Brother which formed its frontispiece. The hypnotic eyes gazed into his own. It was as though some huge force were pressing … Continue reading

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Science and not science, and how to tell the difference

Matt Ridley: “[T]he huge green pressure groups have grown fat on a diet of constant but ever-changing alarm about the future. That these alarms—over population growth, pesticides, rain forests, acid rain, ozone holes, sperm counts, genetically modified crops—have often proved … Continue reading

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The opportunist

I have always taken Obama very seriously. I used to take issue with people who insist that he’s stupid but don’t bother arguing about it very often at this point. (He knows precisely what he is doing and prosecutes his … Continue reading

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Jane St. Onge

Jane will be dead a year this August. I was very lucky to get back in touch with her seven years ago. We talked a lot on the phone. We exchanged several letters. She was at once in bad shape, … Continue reading

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“Beyond the Brave New World”

George Neumayr: “The speed with which the West has embraced all things perverse makes Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World look almost quaint. The moral anomalies of the West have far surpassed his imagination. The intensely reverential reaction to Bruce … Continue reading

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Ah, yeah, you should probably read my book

Yes, that’s what I would advise. Read it right now, today. It’s right here. Pay close attention.

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Bruce Jenner

Haven’t seen a sex change this big since Norman Bates turned into his mother.

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“Summer Vacation”

George Will: “Progressives frequently disparage this or that person or idea as “on the wrong side of history.” They regard history as an autonomous force with its own laws of unfolding development: Progress is wherever history goes. This belief entails … Continue reading

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