Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Toynbee scale

The other day Billy Beck made his call, that America is essentially over with. Arnold J. Toynbee, the author of the magisterial A Study of History, which I still consider the greatest intellectual achievement of the 20th Century, worked on … Continue reading

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A brief note

I’ve had a few run-ins (not necessarily direct) with irrational individuals over the past 48. Stunning. My guard must be down, but that’s good. Otherwise I just let it go by and pretend it’s not there. Have to think about … Continue reading

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