Every decision humans make is colored by their past. Despite vast progress, we are still prey to the oldest tool of learning: social conditioning and the pressure of the group.
If you know something is going to upset you, why would you deliberately put yourself in a situation in which you will be angered, saddened, or hurt? There's no other answer except that you actually want to be offended.
For decades, the overall burden of government regulations has grown, not lessened, and the Journal of Economic Growth estimates that the US economy is substantially smaller as a result.
Every civilization has its own peculiar characteristics, and because of them, each has its own vulnerable areas… areas that a clever adversary can take advantage of. Our Western civilization is no exception.
When I walked into our latest TCM lunch, I saw a few new members, two of whom were young women. That made me feel good, because there had been a flaw in most 20th century liberty movements, in that they never drew many women. Liberation movements of
I think I started something dangerous for these guys. I didn't do it on purpose, but it happened all the same. While engaged in an innocent conversation, I inadvertently gave them a name.
Around the world, a generational divide is worsening...
You've gotta love serious people..."Dan," my new friend from the superfluous class, showed up to Jay's precisely on time. And he didn't waste my time with a confirmation call; he just did what he said.
You know that feeling you get when you catch a glimpse of the future that we are being socially engineered to accept? Of course you do. We encounter it with more and more frequency in our everyday lives here on the cusp of the New World Disorder.