A short yet hard-hitting indictment of the economic and political repression that so often follows from attempts to structure a society around Marxist ideology and centralized economic planning.
Hanks emphasized the singular pleasure of doing one’s work, of doing it right, of doing it on deadline (and, by implication, on budget) and of doing it for one’s own sake.
Society’s greatest concern, claim the so-called humanitarians, is our children–who are suffering from inadequate nutrition, shelter and health care. Yet these same “humanitarians” are silent about the scourge destroying a child’s mind–his textbooks.
Why do people make promises to themselves they don’t keep?
Self-interest rests on what human flourishing requires: adhering to reality in one’s thinking and action by the means of observation and logic
Your life is in your own hands.
Although Caplan thinks college is mostly a scam, he says there’s one type of person who definitely benefits — professors like him.
Unless the cycle of promoting and nursing imaginary grievances is ended, diversity bureaucracies will take over our colleges and universities, supplanting altogether the goal of higher education.
Was the American Revolution fought in defense of slavery? Was Abraham Lincoln a racial colonizationist or exaggerated egalitarian? Did slavery drive America’s economic growth and the emergence of American Capitalism? Did the 1619 Project seek adequate scholarly guidance in preparing its work?
The Star Wars inversion from 1977’s can-do Americanism to blank Nineties reboot and post-9/11 tribalism is complete. JJ Abrams directs and Kathleen Kennedy guides as Disney funds this mashup of mysticism and mainstreamed “social justice” pap.
It’s not just academics and judges who now see sex as optional.
Those who feel guilt over material wealth and blame business for commercializing Christmas through ‘greedy’ profit seeking should pause and ask: “What is the standard of value by which we condemn material wealth and business?”
It is time to take the Christ out of Christmas, and turn the holiday into a guiltlessly egoistic, pro-reason, this-worldly, commercial celebration.
Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell poetically depicts and pays tribute to heroism while deliverting a taut movie on American Injustice.
If you approach Austrians economics from a Marxian-style dialectic, as Janek Wasserman does, then you will miss the entire point of the school of thought and its contribution to the science of economics.
Far from representing non-white scholarly voices and introducing challenges to a previously stagnant historiography of slavery, the NHC school is actually a stunning embodiment of everything it charges against its critics.
An excerpt from the Introduction to How to Be Profitable and Moral By Jaana Woiceshyn.
In most every Hollywood movie, capitalism is evil.