We admire athletes, men and women, who push through pain during an athletic contest in order to win. Why would we admire only women who have this quality of fortitude, but say that men who show mental toughness to endure pain are creatures to be pitied because they adhere to traditional masculinity?
Here in the West, we do claim the authoritative weight of scientific reasoning, sometimes for conclusions that have nothing to do with science.
They apparently have a savior complex: internally they justify any action or policy, no matter how shamelessly anti-republican, if it helps save the republic.
Do Democrats think their current strategy will help them win the next election? We will see whether they miscalculated.
Happy New Year to all! Thank you once again for your loyalty through trouble and turmoil. Let’s take a quick look at 2018 posts, to review the year just ended. They are in chronological order, from January to December 2018.
Nietzsche’s ideas were iconoclastic, but he would never have advocated for an anti-semitic racial ideology like Nazism.
Yet the president nurses constant resentment that other countries take advantage of the United States.
People, least of all young adults, do not like sudden change, especially change that affects their social circles, their emotional health, or their long term futures.
Yet the agency has acquitted itself poorly. It does not deserve our respect, nor does it merit loyalty from anyone who cares about governmental integrity.
FBI could stand for Forgotten Buffoons and Ingrates, if their behavior were not so mean, destructive, and out-of-control.
Perhaps Trump wanted to build a tower in Moscow so he could escape New York’s building regulations. If you want a good deal, pay Vladimir Putin to grant you a charter to do business in Russia. You can be one of his oligarchs.
If we expand our conception of what is possible, we may grasp how we reached this point in our history.