Weekend Edition: 6-10

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

  • How Did ‘Witch Hunt’ Become the Complaint of the Powerful? (“The central paradox of modern witch hunts is that those who claim to be the victims, like Nixon, are often the ones most enthusiastic about carrying them out.”)
  • Make America, America again (“A loose translation of ‘America first’ now means all others shall be ignored or denied or bombed out of existence, if necessary, to achieve our own power and profits, our own goals and good.”)

Bookish Linkage

Nonbookish Linkage

…the very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world

George Orwell, “Looking Back On The Spanish War” (1943)

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