June 29th, 2012
Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don’t mean to do harm — but the harm does not interest them. Or they do not see it, or they justify it because they are absorbed in the endless struggle to think well of themselves.
June 6th, 2012
Judging a person does not define who they are. . . It defines who you are.
May 14th, 2012
The actual quote is “Man can be defined as an animal that makes dogmas. As he piles doctrine on doctrine and conclusion on conclusion in the formation of some tremendous scheme of philosophy and religion, he is in the only legitimate sense… becoming more and more human.”
G.K. Chesterton in his 1905 book Heretics.
January 17th, 2012
When a psychiatrist rewards rats for finishing a maze, is it the psychiatrist who is training the rats to finish mazes, or the rats who are training him to give them cheese. The answer to that question hinges on who controls the experiment.
Daniel Greenfield in Three Fundamental Mistakes in Dealing with Islam
November 28th, 2011
There are but two powers in the world, the sword and the mind. In the long run the sword is always beaten by the mind.