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Excellence and Equality

March 4, 2021

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I promised myself not to write any more about politics this year. Everyone with a computer, tablet or cell phone is writing, all the way from Twitter to the New York Times, and most of it is just political importuning from the Left or Right in American politics. The heretofore “objective” role of journalists is […]

On the Virtues of Wisdom (or Age)

January 29, 2018

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Getting old is not a choice. I suspect all of us would chose to do so, rather than the obvious alternative. Youngsters (those under fifty) really don’t think about it very much. Those in their nineties are grateful they can move. Some, like Pablo Picasso I once read, stayed active until the end, in his […]