Monday, 27 January 2014

Flipsides

Patriotism: We are better than you because of who we are.
Racism: We are better than you because of who you are.

Friday, 24 January 2014

One Motion After Another

It is impossible to imagine the universe run by a wise, just and omnipotent God, 
but it is quite easy to imagine it run by a board of gods.
— H. L. Mencken

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Fashionable Nonsense

There is nothing truthful, wise, humane, or strategic about confusing 
hostility to injustice and oppression, which is leftist, 
with hostility to science and rationality, which is nonsense.
 — Michael Albert

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Inexecrable?

You cannot teach a crab to walk straight.
 — Aristophanes

Saturday, 4 January 2014

Still

The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny.
 — David Hume