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Tyranny by Numbers

If a society loses its intuition of the absolute necessity for certain principles and fundamental rights, it will lose the sense and memory of how its own equilibrium has been arrived at, and thereafter descend into chaos. Continue Reading »

The Genius of Ivan Illich

Ivan Illich’s star once burned brightly. From the late sixties through the mid-seventies—when his influence was greatest—this learned Roman Catholic became a countercultural guru, notorious for facing a 1968 Vatican inquisition that led him to cease exercising his priesthood, though he . . . . Continue Reading »

Jail Politicians Who "Ignore Science"

The shamans of scientisim are growing increasingly strident. Yesterday, we discussed advocacy for creating a world authoritarianism to impose scientific consensus policies about global warming. Apparently, Dr. David Suzuki, the Canadian geneticist turned television star, has opined that politicians . . . . Continue Reading »

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