Waging the War of Non-Ideas

“It wasn’t real, was it?” – “We seem to have heard it.” – “We couldn’t help it.” – “We don’t have to believe it, do we? Do we?” – “Tell them to go on as if nothing had...

Heroism: A Memorial Day Comment

In his tribute to Ferdinand Magellan, William Manchester, in A World Lit Only by Fire, wrote, in the concluding chapter, “One Man Alone”: “He was not the wisest man of his time. Erasmus was. Neither was he the most gifted. That, surely, was Leonardo....
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