Monthly Archives: May 2014
The rule of law at most means that the law is the set of rules which authorize and limit those who rule.
But eating too many twinkies will ruin your appetite.
A similar kind of difficulty arises in my search for perspective.
It is quite difficult to stand on your own head; it is even more difficult to stand on your own shoulders.
The reformist wants to use with well-worn knives to divide already-baked pies, whereas the revolutionist wants to build sharper knives and better ovens. Hence reformists consider revolutionists to be half-baked, while revolutionists consider reformists to be extremely dull.
I barely noticed.
Minorities are now expected to know both “mainstream” and “marginal” cultures in the same way that women are now expected to do both “male” and “female” work.