Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well. – Aristotle
Another solution, the most direct action:
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. – Leo Tolstoy
But first, before our shared dementia, elsewhere…:
Doomed! Professor Krugman:
But in a way that’s the point: if a basically moderate, reasonable, well-intentioned person with such a good track record can be demonized, there is truly no hope for reform.Alan Greenspan: Maestro or just douchebag?
Doomed! Professor K. again:
[F]aced with a conflict between their economic views and their political orientation — which would happen if a liberal Democratic administration was trying to use saltwater-type theory to support its policies — many of these conservative saltwater types would find ways to reject the implications of their own previous analysis.
And my sense is that this is indeed what happened. Brad DeLong often suggests that if a President McCain had proposed the very same fiscal policies President Obama did, in fact, propose, he would have received support from many of the Republican economists who found all sorts of reasons to find fault with the Obama plan. And I’d add that quantitative easing has been received with far more skepticism than it would have if Bernanke were operating under a GOP administration.
Amazing! Big Pahrma lies!
Are there any fundamentalists, who, at the end of the day, aren’t full of crap creeps? Here’s an Islamic version getting spanked:
Christianity: Always a new belief: