Love and Selfishness

Every Valentine’s Day a certain philosophic crime is perpetrated. Actually, it is committed year-round, but its destructiveness is magnified on this holiday. The crime is the propagation of a widely accepted falsehood: the idea that love is selfless. Love, we...

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...