I was introduced to the Athenian statesman and poet Solon by Russell Kirk and Nassim Taleb.
As I write this, it is still Hunter’s birthday, October 7. We have a few hours left. I have resisted returning to the family eulogy
A more insightful writer is only a few clicks away. A prettier face is only a swipe away. A happier family is only a scroll away. We are all in a battle against despair and loneliness. The least we can do is tell one another, “hey, I see you.”
If you haven’t read George Will’s recent article about Justin Amash, you really should remedy that moral failing now.
The dangers of the system of election, applied to the chief of the executive government of a great people, have been sufficiently exemplified by experience
Hot takes are like bottle rockets. They flash, move quickly, startle, and burn out in a second. Most fall harmlessly to the ground. Others strike objects or start fires.