A Guide to Basic Differences between Left and Right

Some opposing definitions in the American political lexicon: Source of Human Rights      Left: Government Right: The Creator Human Nature Left: Basically good (therefore society primarily responsible for evil) Right: Not basically good (therefore the individual primarily responsible for evil) Economic Goal Left: Equality Right: Prosperity

CONFORTARE ESTO VIR

“CONFORTARE ESTO VIR” significa “sê corajoso, porta-te como homem (1Rs 2,2).” Bertrand Russell, membro da Escola de Frankfurt, é autor de uma observação que vale ser citada aqui, para que se saiba desde o início o que é que enfrentamos: “Usando técnicas psicológicas para ensinar às crianças, seremos capazes de produzir a convicção de que […]

1,000 True Fans

This is an edited, updated version of an essay I wrote in 2008 when this now popular idea was embryonic and ragged. I rewrote it to convey the core ideas, minus out-of-date details, that I believe will be useful to anyone making things, or making things happen. If you still want to read the much […]

An Italy divided

Two cyclists on opposite sides of the moral compass fought a politically-charged duel that lasted a decade By Susannah Osborne The rivalry between Gino Bartali and Fausto Coppi reveals the tensions in Italy between the wars. The two cyclists could not have been more different – their riding styles, their moral conduct, their motivations and […]