Paul McKeever’s Minimal Maxims and Bon Arrows, volume 1, issue 5

March 31, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Peikoff, Ridpath, and – forgive me – even Brandon: Eh is Eh, eh?

“God only knows…”
I know it ain’t so.
Nobody knows nothing,
and nothing don’t know.

Live for a what, not for a when.

The day wore on and, one after another, freed of the need to pull the wagon, they happily rode upon it, until, at sunset, it ground to a halt. It would be a long, cold, night. – A Brief History of America

A Short Note on Tolerance and Sanction

March 27, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

An acquaintance and fellow student of Objectivism read Leonard Peikoff’s “Fact and Value” this week. I asked him for his thoughts on it, and he wrote: Read more

For the Aspiring Politician: What to Study

March 25, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

Today, I received a letter that asked me for some advice. The young man, who had chosen to leave university after two years of bad education in a university, asked what he should study as an aspiring politician. I gave him the following advice:

“When I was in high school, I asked a local politician what I should study in order to be a politician. He said: “Study whatever you want”. At the time, I thought he was just being rude; just saying “get out of the way kid, you’re bothering me”. However, I now know that he was right, at least in the sense that he would have defined “politician”. Read more

Paul McKeever’s Minimal Maxims and Bon Arrows, volume 1, issue 4

March 15, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Space shrinks when you’re having fun.

“I think…”, it thought, as He popped into existence and it popped out.

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Keep the icons, replace their meanings, provoke the irrational, expose their falsehoods, let their memes shrivel in the hot light of reason.

The Mouse Who Became a Cat: A Fairy Story for Children

March 4, 2009 by · 3 Comments 

Over at the Western Standard blog, contributor Terry O’Neill reports a story from the anti-abortion news site about the passage of Montana Senate bill 406 (a “constitutional personhood amendment”) which states both: Read more