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.
The assertion of individual rights would solve all disputes between social conservatives and their opponents.
Homeschoolers do just fine. Somehow, without government control, they prosper.
Universities ought to pay athletes a competitive salary in line with everyone else involved in college sports.
As recession threatens throughout the Continent, the calls for governments to unleash more socialist-style spending have increased.
Poverty is not a cause but a result of Africa’s problems.
Never take other people for granted. There is a point of no return in all relationships.
The Metropolitan Opera has in effect been recruited by Hamas by putting on the anti-Semitic The Death of Klinghoffer. And taxpayers footed the bill. This is an argument against all government-funded “art.”
It is tempting for Western observers to view Turkey’s reluctance to join the fight as a mark of disloyalty to NATO and as a sign that the alliance is mostly about convenience. This view may be too simplistic.