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If I were emotionally fragile…

…after today, I’d go to bed for a week.

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The Jan 6 Commission hearings

I knew most of the awful events. Yet I did not know most of this. And I’m not so politically sophisticated that I can’t be quietly stunned and greatly moved. The horror of it.

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2) I loathe Lenin, the vivisectionist

From the chapter “Language, Truth and Logic,” in Lenin, a biography by Victor Sebestyen, Lenin’s debating technique before the revolution: Those who disagreed with him were ‘scoundrels’, ‘philistines’, ‘cretins’, ‘filthy scum’, ‘whores’, ‘class traitors’, ‘silly old maids’, ‘windbags’ (one of … Continue reading

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