Government freebies foster mediocre education — and expensive mediocre education, at that.
Demographic “diversity” is a notion often defended with fervor but seldom with facts.
Why do we accept humility as a virtue?
Are our political and cultural establishments connected to reality? Evidence shows that they are not.
I used to get angrier about such clueless reporting because when I worked at ABC News, editors based entire shows on silly ideas from the Times. Now we have more sources of news, so one newspaper doesn’t matter as much. Thank goodness.
Your life is in your own hands.
When the political left wants to help the black community, they usually want to help the worst elements in that community — thugs they portray as martyrs, for example — without the slightest regard for the negative effect this can have on the lives of the majority of decent black people.
Islamic “lone wolves,” together with their many Islamic wolf packs here and abroad, wish to unmake a world they never made with murder and mayhem and conquest.
Much of the pathology seen in many black communities is entirely new in black history.
If we are to go by evidence of social retrogression, liberals have wreaked more havoc on blacks than the supposed “legacy of slavery” they talk about.
Surprisingly, children prefer to work and solve problems, rather than play or pretend. This is one of the revelations in Charlotte Cushman’s book on the Montessori Method.
Benevolence does not require self-sacrifice.
Focusing only on Professor Gruber’s arrogance, we ignore the more important fact that he is highly representative of the academic mindset — the people who are brainwashing our youngsters.
The moment we start taking seriously the idea that there are different kinds of reality and therefore different kinds of reason to apply to different “realities,” (black, white, female, whatever), then civilization is truly on its way out.
You can’t have it both ways, Jeb. Either the federal government controls the whole thing, or it doesn’t.
Capitalism, in Ayn Rand’s definition, is “a social system based on the recognition of individual rights (including property rights) in which all property is privately owned.”
People are suspicious of self-interest because for every philosopher who has taught and advocated self-interest, there have been multiples of those who have taught its opposite, altruism.
Colleges admitting underperforming black students conceal, foster and perpetuate the educational damages done to these youngsters in their earlier education.