Daily Archive: March 29, 2011


What do you mean ‘we’, Paleface?

An old joke: Tonto and the Lone Ranger are surrounded by hostile Indians. The Lone Ranger: It’s looks like we’re in a lot of trouble, old friend! Tonto: What do you mean “we”, Paleface?...


Kohelet and Proust

About a week ago, Rufus responded to Jason’s comments on Strauss and philosophy-as-drug by saying: I’m not the first person to say this, but I feel like the best model for doing philosophy in...


After the Fact

America is simply incapable of watching a slaughter take place – anywhere in the world – and not [moving] to do what we can to prevent it. It is against our nature to let...