It’s no coincidence the money ‘box’ shown above has the form of a cow.(more…)
This is an extract of an article by Ludwig von Mises originally published in 1932.
It tells us that the current fervent objections to capitalism are nothing new: almost 100 years ago, people were already talking about the failure of capitalism.(more…)
This is an excerpt from the article Social Justice and Words, Words, Words by Scott Alexander. Line breaks added for easier reading.
How come the intertubes are clogged with pages arguing that blacks cannot be racist, that women cannot have privilege, that there is no such thing as misandry, that you should be ashamed for even thinking the word cisphobia…
Richard Brautigan wrote poetry, short stories and novels.
In 1967 he was Poet-In-Residence at the California Institute of Technology. The same year he wrote All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace, a large format book made by mimeograph. 1500 copies were produced and given away.
The title poem of that book is reproduced below.