Turek vs Hitchens or when theists win

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Whenever there is a debate between theists and atheists, we expect theists to cower in defeat and atheists to emerge victorious (it may be different if you’re a religious person). But often times, the theists produce more persuasive arguments and it is atheists who cling to their “you can’t convince me” mantra in spite of all rational argumentation. Read more »

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Zamudio and CRT vs Harrison Bergeron

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My main beef with other libertarians is that so many of us (them?) seem to place a disproportionate emphasis on individualism in the sense that they see their own success as being the result of either their unique skills and / or talents and the failure of others as being the result of their respective lack of effort and “natural-born” abilities. Read more »

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Adventures in Poetry

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One of the outcomes of the previously mentioned Space Jam is getting to know a number of poems I didn't know. I shall list and discuss them here. Read more »

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Where is best to be a single woman?

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I’m supposed to do some work, but my thoughts are jumping around the world. The weather outside is frightful: after an Easter week-end with temperatures of 10 C and over, today we’re close to 0, it’s snowing and the wind is pushing the window toward me. And I’m thinking of a woman. Maybe more..

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The Lesson by Eugene Ionesco

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I've recently had a chance to see The Lesson by Eugene Ionesco. I took it. Read more »

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