Love and Selfishness

Love and Selfishness

To love a person is selfish because it means that you value that particular person, that he or she makes your life better, that he or she is an intense source of joy–to you.

Egalitarianism: The New Torture Rack

Imagine the following Academy Award ceremony. There are no awards for best picture or best actor. Instead, every picture gets a certificate and every actor receives a prize. That is not an awards ceremony, you say? So it isn’t. But it is an egalitarian’s...

For Five Months Eli

It is obscene to argue, as the INS and Reno do, that in the name of a “father’s rights,” Elian should be shipped back to Cuba. There are no rights under Communism – there is only a slow, spirit destroying death. The fact is that once back in...

For Five Months Elian Was Free

Early on a November morning, some five months ago, Elizabet Broton took her son Elian on a rickety 17 foot boat to escape the slave pen of Castro’s Cuba. A short way into their journey, the engine died, the boat flooded with seawater – and capsized. Elian...

Egalitarianism: The New Torture Rack

Imagine the following Academy Award ceremony. There are no awards for best picture or best actor. Instead, every picture gets a certificate and every actor receives a prize. That is not an awards ceremony, you say? So it isn’t. But it is an egalitarian’s...