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On Selfishness Dec 14, 2022 quote “The modern conservative is engaged in one of man’s oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for Be Careful When You Cast Out Your Demons That You Don’t Throw Away the Best of Yourself. Mar 28, 2021 quote Friedrich Nietzsche I Tell You, We Are Here on Earth to Fart Around, and Don’t Let Anybody Tell You Different. Mar 18, 2021 quote Kurt Vonnegut God, Government, and Getting Things Done Dec 5, 2020 quote & news “Mark my word, if and when these preachers get control of the [Republican] party, and they’re sure trying to do so, it’s going to be a terrible damn From Wizard’s Hall Nov 20, 2020 books & quote By Jane Yolen “One of our original members was a wizard named Nettle from Overton-Across-the-Waters. Though he was an accomplished magician, he Robin Williams Apr 9, 2020 quote “The only thing lonelier than being alone is being around people that make you feel alone” Robin Williams “Conservatism Consists of Exactly One Proposition, to Wit: There Must Be In-Groups Whom the Law Protects but Does Not Bind, Alongside Out-Groups Whom the Law Binds but Does Not Protect.” Apr 7, 2020 quote Frank Wilhoit To this I’d add a note that Conservatism is also based around advocating against the one constant in this universe — change. Which is On Identity Feb 27, 2020 quote “It seems to me sometimes that I do not really exist, but that I merely imagine I exist. The thing that I have the greatest difficulty in believing On Why, Seriously, Why Feb 14, 2019 post & quote In 1945, esteemed American psychologist Captain G. M. Gilbert was assigned to the Nuremberg trials: “In my work with the defendants (at the On Common Sense Feb 13, 2019 quote “A power to dispose of estates for ever is manifestly absurd. The earth and the fulness of it belongs to every generation, and the preceding one can “For the Observation That Prison Fails to Eliminate Crime, Jan 28, 2019 quote one should perhaps substitute the hypothesis that prison has succeeded extremely well in producing delinquency, a specific type, a politically or “First, Capitalism Is a Pure Religious Cult, Perhaps the Most Extreme There Ever Was.” Jan 28, 2019 quote — Walter Benjamin on ideas Jan 27, 2019 quote “We must be ruthless with ideas, but gentle with people” – Robert Sirico On Power, and the Resistance Thereof Jan 27, 2019 quote & ideas “In a sense, I am a moralist, insofar as I believe that one of the tasks, one of the meanings of human existence—the source of human freedom—is on anacondas Jan 27, 2019 quote & media “If the cast seems large, reflect that some, perhaps many, of these characters are required so that they can be eaten by snakes” - Roger Ebert1 “I Told Him to Be Himself. That Was Pretty Mean I Guess.” Jan 27, 2019 quote Roger Sterling