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Monthly Archives: October 2009
Galt’s Gulch: As Neoliberalism and Barack Obama Ascend, Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged” Sees a Dramatic Increase in Sales
A sign of anxiety and nostalgia? Conservatives in a time of advancing liberalism are escaping into the “Galt’s Gulch” of Ayn Rand’s fiction. This at the Ayn Rand Institute website: “The spike in sales of Atlas Shrugged more than a … Continue reading
It works really, really well. This today in Spiegel: The researchers who develop vaccines hope, of course, that their products will work. This time around, however, even the developers themselves were surprised to see just how effective their products have … Continue reading
But they don’t have trick or treat bags, do they? Did kids used to go around and shill for candy back then? Link with more of these: http://www.flickr.com/photos/opiummuseum/4033581631/in/set-72157622380888091/
Brilliantly and thoroughly here. And here’s a cherry on top:
In terms of politicians, second to Barack Obama, I’ve always liked Jerry Brown, and it looks like he’s got a clear path to becoming Governor of California next year. This today at Salon.com: If everything continues to go well for … Continue reading
And the original Tiny Tim: Hattip: CCM104 Oh, and the original, original Tiny Tim: It’s okay to be different.
Sometimes we think that if we could just have a stunning visual demonstration of something we believe in, that it would convince the nonbelievers in our midst. So it is that alien enthusiasts fantasize about UFOs on the White House lawn, and Evangelical … Continue reading
The heart intervenes. This today in Spiegel: In 2001, imam Mohammed El Fazazi of Morocco preached that it it is a Muslim obligation to “slit the throats of non-believers” in a Hamburg mosque. Among his listeners and star pupils were … Continue reading
If you’re a Democrat hoping to hold off the Republicans from retaking one (or both) of the houses of Congress in 2010. This today at Politico: The nation’s gross domestic product grew at a seasonally adjusted rate of 3.5 percent for July through … Continue reading
It might be, especially if you think of acts of faith as akin to fantasy. Faith, like fantasy, may function to do real work in the psyche. I think this observation of Ethel Spector Person, from a book of essays titled Imagination and Its … Continue reading
On Monday Major Adrian Agassi, one of the military court judges who holds jurisdiction over the West Bank, bluntly told the Guardian that God gave the land of Israel to the Jews, and that’s basically that: In an unusually frank interview, … Continue reading
Faith Baldwin: Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees. __________
If patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel, is faith the last refuge of a failed thesis? Or might faith be that place where you reach the end of all that you can figure and do, and, in … Continue reading
Kevin Drum at Mother Jones makes a prediction: I’ll stick with 2025 for now. There may be small local papers around for longer than that, but no big city dailies. New York will be the last to go, but in … Continue reading