Emotionalism in politics is the easy way out. It’s a way of ignoring the downsides of one’s position.
Social media is the conduit through which mental sewage splatters onto the public square.
Grand gestures are usually empty gestures. The most powerful gestures often go barely noticed or altogether unnoticed.
How can one talk about success and failure unless he has clearly defined what those terms mean?
Tolstoy said that people think of changing everything except themselves. More and more I take this to mean that people think of changing everything to suit themselves.
Twenty years ago, political opinions were tentative and rare. Today they are adamant and everywhere.
The latest trend in automotive exterior design is aggressive lines and angles. A car coming at you looks like a shark on the attack. I wonder if this is a reflection of the aggressive, uncompromising mood of Americans. We are what we buy.
With each passing year, the movie “Idiocracy” becomes less parody and more prophecy.