The United States appears to have reached an impasse, and I hear rumblings about civil war. With this in mind, let us consider an 1858 speech by President Abraham Lincoln concerning the threat that slavery posed to the unity of the country: “If we could first know where we are, and wither we are tending, … Continue reading The Fish Rots from the Head: Is there a Case to Be Made for a Second Trump Term?
When I was in graduate school, New York University physics professor Alan Sokal submitted a bogus paper to the progressive academic journal Social Text. Suspecting that the editors of the journal would publish anything, so long as it employed popular linguistic jargon, Sokal submitted a bunch of jibberish, couched in trendy academic terms, in which … Continue reading Wither Academic Freedom?
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