Archive for October, 2012

John Rogers

« 29 October 2012 | 22:25 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year-old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.

Hugh Kingsmill

« 20 October 2012 | 20:32 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The well-to-do do not want the poor to suffer. They wish them to be as happy as is consistent with the continued prosperity of the well-to-do.